PREDICTING TRAFFIC DEATH RATES

A FORMULA IS DERIVED FOR PREDICTING THE DEATH RATE IN EACH STATE BASED ON THE FOLLOWING FACTORS: (1) GAS CONSUMPTION PER CAPITA; (2) INCREASE IN GAS CONSUMPTION OVER PREVIOUS YEAR; (3) PERCENT OF HIGHWAY MILEAGE SURFACED; (4) POPULATION INCREASE OVER A 10 YEAR PERIOD; AND (5) VEHICLES PER CAPITA. PEDESTRIAN DEATH RATES WERE FOUND TO BE RELATED TO (1) POPULATION INCREASE OVER A 10 YEAR PERIOD; (2) PERCENT OF POPULATION THAT IS URBAN; AND (3) INCOME PER CAPITA. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 23, pp 396-401, 2 FIG, 4 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Allgaier, E
    • Wood, K
    • Peabody, L E
  • Publication Date: 1944

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois November 27-30, 1943
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00221306
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 1 1971 12:00AM