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Accidents, Traffic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Accidents, Traffic
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.135.392
Unique ID
D000063
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000063
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)
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.
Entry Term(s)
Traffic Accidents
Traffic Collisions
Traffic Crashes
See Also
Air Bags
Seat Belts
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/31
Accidents, Traffic Preferred
Traffic Collisions Narrower
Traffic Crashes Narrower
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