Crash injury statistics make an impact

  1. Defining of variables is a very important part of a statistical investigation. In this article what is the difference in the definition of "serious injury" by two sources? What difference does it make to the statistics?
  2. With 800 people seriously injured, what was the average cost of claims to the MAIB? Do you think it would be more effective to report the total or the average?
  3. Personally were you shocked by the photo of 800 students representing the seriously injured? Do you think it would have the desired impact? Why or why not?

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