Year: 1983 Source: Journal of Forensic Sciences, v.28, no.1, (January 1983), p.83-89 SIEC No: 19840015

Five suicides by motor vehicle drivers are reported. Possible frequency of such incidents and methods for their investigation, as well as patterns and characteristics of suicidal behavior, are discussed. Published reports of suicide by motor vehicle are scarce. Proven cases should be reported by medical examiners and coroners to help establish the patterns of such deaths.