The use of quantitative models for highway safety policy analysis is discussed. The importance of interaction between managers and model analysts is emphasized for the development and application of these models. Two examples are presented. First, the trade-off between injury cost and fuel savings as a function of vehicle weight reduction is analyzed. Second, passive restraint effectiveness and its interaction with vehicle size is studied.(a) (TRRL)

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    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Headington Hill Hall
    Oxford OX30BW,    
  • Authors:
    • Carlson, W L
  • Publication Date: 1980-3

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  • Accession Number: 00325311
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-028 896
  • Files: HSL, ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1985 12:00AM