MULTIDISCIPLINARY ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION SUMMARIES. VOLUME IV, NUMBER 2

THE REPORT CONTAINS CASE SUMMARIES OF RECENT IN-DEPTH REPORTS SUBMITTED BY THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION SPONSORED MULTIDISCIPLINARY ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION TEAMS IN A CONTINUING SERIES OF PUBLICATIONS. ACCIDENTS ARE STUDIED INVOLVING VEHICLES OF THE LAST THREE MODEL YEARS OF FATAL, INJURY PRODUCING, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE SEVERITY. THE TEAMS INVESTIGATE THE ACCIDENTS IN-DEPTH CONCERNING THEMSELVES WITH EACH ELEMENT OF THE COLLISION (HUMAN, VEHICLE, ENVIRONMENT) AS IT INTERACTS WITH EACH PHASE OF THE COLLISION (PRE-CRASH, CRASH, POST-CRASH). THE SUMMARIES CONSIST OF IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION, BASIC INFORMATION ON THE HIGHWAY AND VEHICLES INVOLVED, A DESCRIPTION OF THE DRIVERS AND OCCUPANTS WITH THEIR INJURIES, A PHASE-BY-PHASE DESCRIPTION OF THE SEQUENCE OF EVENTS OF THE COLLISION, AND A LIST OF THE CAUSAL FACTORS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS. A DIAGRAM OF EACH COLLISION IS INCLUDED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rept DOT-HS-601 244
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Office of Accident Investigation and Data Analysis, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1973-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 278 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00222367
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 15 1974 12:00AM