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V9. Total Occupants in Motor Vehicle


Definition:

The total number of injured and uninjured occupants in this motor vehicle involved in the crash, including persons in or on the motor vehicle at the time of the crash.
Element Attributes:

Total number of injured and uninjured occupants including the driver.


Rationale:

Important for the officer at the scene to indicate how many people (injured and uninjured) are involved for reporting purposes. Useful for evaluating the effectiveness of countermeasures that prevent or reduce injury and injury severity.