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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Fram Accident Causation, pp 51-54, February 1980.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • HAIGHT, F A
  • Publication Date: 1980-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00319745
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 800390
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1980 12:00AM