The report is a summarization of a comprehensive and systematic in-depth study of 80 Multidisciplinary Accident Investigations that occurred in the Southern California area. The research was team a team effort of mechanical engineers, physicians, a psychologist, an automotive engineer, a pathologist, a mathematician, technicians, an analyst, secretaries and graduate and undergraduate students. The research includes a study of procedures utilized in investigating and reporting all collision involved aspects of the transportation system - the vehicle, the environment and the human, during each phase of the collision - pre-, at and post-crash. Findings, conclusions, and recommendations are presented, based on data from 80 cases.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Phase I, PB-223 722.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles

    Institute of Aerosapce Safety and Management
    Los Angeles, CA  United States  90007
  • Authors:
    • BAIRD, J D
    • Sublett, F L
    • Parkison, G A
    • AUSTIN, E
    • Pang, J M
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 420 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051495
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USC-73 Final Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-010-1-176
  • Files: NTIS
  • Created Date: Feb 28 1974 12:00AM