CAUSES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF SINGLE-CAR ACCIDENTS: PART I

TWO CONSIDERATIONS DICATED THE CHOICE OF SINGLC-CAR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AS A SUBJECT FOR STUDY' /A/ THIS TYPE OF ACCIDENT HAS SHOWN A STEADY INCREASE IN CALIFONR, AND /B/ THE DRIVER AT FAULT CAN BE CLEARLY IDENTIFIED. THIS SURVEY WAS DESIGNED TO DETERMINE THE APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF ACCIDENTS THAT CASTS THE MOST LIGHT ON CAUSATION. PART 1 USES THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM ACCIDENT REPORTS. PART 2 WILL APPROACH THE SUBJECT VIA DRIVER BIOGRAPHICAL DATA, AND PART 111 THROUGH THE APPLICATION OF A DRIVER ATTITUDE TEST TO A SAMPLE OF SINGLE-CAR ACCIDENT DRIVERS. MEANS OF PREDICTING DRIVER ACCIDENT POTENTIAL WILL BE EXPLORED AS THE FINAL PHASE OF THE STUDY. /AUTHOR/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 1-16
  • Monograph Title: Highway safety: 1963 and 1964
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00219559
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Dec 12 1994 12:00AM