TRI-LEVEL ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION SUMMARIES - LEVEL 3A INJURY CAUSATION

THIS REPORT BRIEFLY INTRODUCES AND DESCRIBES THE TRI-LEVEL ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION CONCEPT. BASICALLY, THREE LEVELS OF INFORMATION ARE COLLECTED: (1)EXPOSURE AND ACCIDENT RATE INFORMATION; (2)ACCIDENT INFORMATION ON A LARGE SAMPLE OF ACCIDENTS NOT NORMALLY COLLECTED BY THE POLICE; (3) MULTIDISCIPLINARY IN-DEPTH INFORMATION COLLECTED ON A SMALL SAMPLE OF ACCIDENTS BY A TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS. THIS REPORT SPECIFICALLY CONTAINS LEVEL 3A ACCIDENT SUMMARIES FROM THE TRI-LEVEL STUDY BEING CONDUCTED BY CALSPAN CORPORATION (FORMERLY CORNELL AERONAUTICAL LABORATORY) AND SPONSORED BY THE NHTSA. THESE SUMMARIES ARE BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF INJURY-PRODUCING ACCIDENTS INVESTIGATED BY THE CALSPAN TEAM TO DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC INJURIES INCURRED AND IDENTIFY THE SPECIFIC INTERIOR COMPONENTS WHICH CAUSED SUCH INJURIES. THIS VOLUME CONTAINS SUMMARIES OF 50 INJURY CAUSATION CASES. SUBSEQUENT SUMMARIES WILL BE PUBLISHED WHICH WILL CONTAIN DIFFERENT CASE REPORTS UNDER THIS CONTRACT. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • DOT-HS-053-2-277 DOT HS -601 305
  • 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: 1973-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 440 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 2 N
    • Issue Number: 2/3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00224328
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS-601 285
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1974 12:00AM