A SURVEY OF ACCIDENTS INVOLVING TRUCKS AT HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, JANUARY 1- JULY 1, 1927

AN ANALYSIS OF THE CAUSES OF 425 ACCIDENTS INVOLVING TRUCKS IN HARTFORD, CONN. OCCURRING IN A SIX MONTH PERIOD IS REPORTED. THESE WERE 28 PER CENT OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS OF ALL KINDS. THE PURPOSE WAS TO SECURE ANSWERS TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS: ARE MOTOR TRUCKS INVOLVED IN A LARGE NUMBER OF STREET ACCIDENTS? ARE THEY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ACCIDENTS IN WHICH THEY FIGURE? WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? HOW CAN SUCH ACCIDENTS BE REDUCED? THE INVESTIGATION WAS PRODUCTIVE OF SEVERAL PREVENTIVE MEASURES FOR THE FUTURE.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 7, Part I, PP 74-80; part of Report of Committee on Causes and Prevention of Highway Accidents
  • Authors:
    • Long, J C
  • Publication Date: 1928

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 1-2, 1927. Part I: Reports of Research Committees and of Special Investigations and Papers
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00220984
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Part 1
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 25 1971 12:00AM