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P6. Occupant's Motor Vehicle Unit Number


Definition:

The unique number assigned for this crash to the motor vehicle in which this person was an occupant. Persons ejected or who fall from a vehicle are still considered occupants.
Element Attributes:

Number to indicate in which motor vehicle the occupant was located.


Rationale:

Important to link occupants back to motor vehicles in which they were riding. Necessary, for example, to evaluate the effect motor vehicle type and specific make/model have on occupant protection effectiveness and injury status.