ATTITUDES OF VIRGINIANS TOWARD TRANSPORTATION SAFETY. FINAL REPORT. RESULTS OF THE 1978 TRANSPORTATION SAFETY PUBLIC OPINION POLL

In October and November of 1978, the Virginia Department of Transportation Safety Sponsored a statewide public opinion poll conducted by the Virginia Highway and Transportation Research Council. From the first of October through the fifteenth of November, approximately 2,000 randomly selected Virginia families were called and a member of each household over 16 years old was asked has opinion on various issues relating to transportation safety. This report presents the findings of the survey on the topics of 1) drinking and driving, 2) youthful drivers, 3) speed and enforcement, 4) motor vehicle inspection, 5) motorcycle helmet legislation, 6) seat belts and air bags, 7) highway safety improvement priorities, and 8) safety at railroad grade crossings. /Author/

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    Virginia Highway and Transportation Research Council

    Charlottesville, VA  United States 

    Virginia Department of Transportation Safety

    300 Turner Road
    Richmond, VA  United States  23225
  • Authors:
    • Lynn, C
  • Publication Date: 1979-5

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 49 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00302435
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Report/Paper Numbers: VHTRC 79-R51
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1979 12:00AM