TRAFFIC ACCIDENT RESEARCH IN NEW SOUTH WALLS, AN OVERVIEW

The activities of the traffic accident research unit of new South Wales are described under the main headings of: (1) human factors- alcohol abuse, youthfulness, education, enforcement, seat belt and crash helmet use, medical care and rescue facilities, (2) vehicle factors- brakes, tyres, steering, suspension, safety glass, door locks, occurrence of fire and entrapment, and (3) environmental factors-highway design, traffic engineering, pedestrian control, roadside furniture, natural hazards and accessibility. A summary of research programs and projects being carried out by the unit is appended, together with a list of its reports. /TRRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Published in Traffic Accident Research Unit Publication No GP9.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Motor Transport, New South Wales

    Traffic Accident Research Unit
    Sydney, New South Wales,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • HENDERSON, M
  • Publication Date: 1972

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 33 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: GP 9

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00260506
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&D RPT
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM