This study is an analysis of a portion of 1979 pedestrian crashes in North Carolina. The study is based on 2468 pedestrian accidents having the characteristic that one vehicle struck one pedestrian. Eliminated from consideration were some other pedestrian crashes in which a single vehicle hit more than one pedestrian or multiple vehicle crashes which also involved one or more pedestrians. The study is based on computerized data from the standard NC accident report form. Typical check box responses the officer fills in are digital coded on computer tapes. The officer's written narrative description of the crash is also captured. Computer software permits extraction of cases involving key words or phrases designated by the analyst in a particular study. Narrative search was included in this study.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Highway Safety Research Center
    Chapel Hill, NC  United States  27599
  • Authors:
    • Campbell, B J
  • Publication Date: 1981-5

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00372119
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HSRC-A69, HS-034 320
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 29 1983 12:00AM