WHAT CAUSES ACCIDENTS-A SEMANTIC ANALYSIS
Semantic problems have biased traffic safety programs. This paper analyzes the arguments which have been put forward for and against using the words "accident" and "cause of an accident" and shows how attitudes towards these questions can influence attitudes towards countermeasures.
- Fram Accident Causation, pp 51-54, February 1980.
Warrendale, PA USA 15096
- HAIGHT, F A
- Publication Date: 1980-2
- Pagination: n.p.
- TRT Terms: Attitudes; Bias (Statistics); Countermeasures; Crash causes; Definitions; Innovation; Measures of effectiveness; Prevention; Safety; Traffic safety
- Uncontrolled Terms: Effectiveness; Nomenclature
- Old TRIS Terms: Concepts
- Subject Areas: Highways; Safety and Human Factors; Security and Emergencies; I81: Accident Statistics;
- Accession Number: 00319745
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 800390
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Oct 27 1980 12:00AM