HIGHWAY ACCIDENT COSTS AND RATES IN TEXAS

A METHOD OF ESTIMATING COSTS FOR SELECTED ACCIDENTS USING COST DATA HAS BEEN DEVELOPED. GIVEN THE NUMBER AND TYPE (CAR/TRUCK) OF VEHICLES INVOLVED AND THE NUMBER OF FATALLY INJURED PERSONS, ACCIDENT COSTS CAN BE DERIVED USING THE DIRECT COST PER INVOLVEMENT AND LOSS OF FUTURE EARNINGS ESTIMATES PRESENTED IN THE REPORT. ALSO, ACCIDENT RATES FOR SELECTED HIGHWAY DESIGNS AND FOR VARIOUS AVERAGE DAILY TRAFFIC COUNTS ARE PRESENTED AND ANALYZED. /AUTHOR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  USA  76011

    Texas State Department of Highways & Public Transp

    11th and Brazos Streets
    Austin, TX  USA  78701

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Burke, B
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00219753
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 144-1
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 8 1971 12:00AM