CAUSATIVE FACTORS & COUNTERMEASURES FOR RURAL & SUBURBAN PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS, 2 VOLUMES (1977)

Report analyzing causes of motor vehicle-pedestrian accidents in rural areas. Rural is defined as outside major urban areas, and includes suburbs and small towns. Data collected and tabulated include: a. Month, day of week, and hour of accident. B. Pedestrian and driver characteristics, including age, sex, physical condition, and injury severity. C. Site characteristics, weather, road surface conditions, lighting, and visibility. D. Vehicle speed, pedestrian and vehicle actions, evasive actions taken and classification of accidents by type and precipitating factors. Copyright ASI. Analysis is based on data for 1,531 accidents occuring in 1974 in a sample of counties in 6 states. Data on these accidents were collected from police reports, visits to accident sites, and interviews with pedestrian, drivers, and witnesses.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Biotechnology, Incorporated

    3027 Rosemary Lane
    Falls Church, VA  USA  22042
  • Publication Date: 1977

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00321158
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TSR
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1982 12:00AM