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Descriptor English: Accidents, Traffic
Descriptor Spanish: Accidentes de Tránsito
Descriptor Portuguese: Acidentes de Trânsito
Descriptor French: Accidents de la route
Entry term(s): Accident, Traffic
Collision, Traffic
Collisions, Traffic
Crashes, Traffic
Traffic Accident
Traffic Accidents
Traffic Collision
Traffic Collisions
Traffic Crashes
Tree number(s): N06.850.135.392
SP4.046.442.633.839
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000063
Scope note: Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.
Annotation: implies automobile accidents so do not coordinate with AUTOMOBILES unless the auto is especially discussed; coordinate with BICYCLING or MOTORCYCLES if pertinent; not for railroad accidents ( = RAILROADS + ACCIDENTS) or all-terrain vehicles, motorbikes or snowmobiles ( = OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES + ACCIDENTS)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Related: Air Bags MeSH
Seat Belts MeSH
DeCS ID: 23893
Unique ID: D000063
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/05/31
Accidents, Traffic - Preferred
Concept UI M0000091
Scope note Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.
Preferred term Accidents, Traffic
Entry term(s) Accident, Traffic
Traffic Accident
Traffic Accidents
Traffic Crashes - Narrower
Concept UI M000648752
Preferred term Traffic Crashes
Entry term(s) Crashes, Traffic
Traffic Collisions - Narrower
Concept UI M000648753
Preferred term Traffic Collisions
Entry term(s) Collision, Traffic
Collisions, Traffic
Traffic Collision



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