Traffic-related researchers have always had an interest in understanding the operation of intersections . "Intersections, where up to 85% of EV injury crashes occur, pose the greatest safety risk" . Among EVs under emergency use between 2000 and 2009, 46% of all fatal [emphasized for website] crashes and 50% of all fatalities occurred within an intersection . This is consistent with previous studies on earlier periods which indicated that between 50-60% of fatal collisions occur at intersections .
Figure 3: Intersections and collisions resulting in injury. Pie slices represent the percentage of collisions occurring at an intersection versus other locations. Figure adapted from Custalow & Gravitz, 2004; Figure 6.