FATAL ACCIDENTS AND TRAVEL DENSITY

A STUDY OF STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT REPORTS SUMMARIZING FATAL ACCIDENT EXPERIENCE BY HIGHWAY SYSTEM AND INDIVIDUAL FATAL ACCIDENTS ON THE INTERSTATE SYSTEM IN CONJUNCTION WITH INTERSTATE TRAVEL DATA SUGGESTS THAT (A) SECTIONS OF A HIGHWAY SYSTEM WITH HIGHER TRAVEL DENSITIES TYPICALLY HAVE LOWER FATAL ACCIDENT RATES, AND (B) FOR EQUIVALENT TRAVEL DENSITY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SECTIONS OF A HIGHWAY SYSTEM, DIFFERENCES IN FATAL ACCIDENT RATES TEND TO BE GREATER AT LOWER DENSITIES.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 40-51
  • Monograph Title: Freeway operational improvements
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00222386
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 030902255X
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1974 12:00AM