DRIVER PERFORMANCE, PASSENGER SAFETY DEVICES, AND THE BICYCLIST

Nine papers address the following topics concerned with driver performance, and safety for car passengers and bicyclists: alcohol-impairment tests for driving-while-intoxicated arrests; the effects of roadway delineation and visibility conditions on driver steering performance; the effectiveness of a Tennessee law and public information campaign on child restraint use; the use and effectiveness of safety belts in Kentucky; the effect of driver characteristics and behavior on automobile fuel economy; a real-world bicyclist performance measure; evaluation of a bicycle bridge in Eugene, Oregon; on-road improvements for bicyclists and moped riders in Baltimore County, Maryland; and an evaluation of techniques for warning of slow-moving vehicles ahead.

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    • Includes HS-029 539--HS-029 547. Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved
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  • Publication Date: 1979

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 56p.
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  • Accession Number: 00387811
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • ISBN: 0309029953
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-029 538
  • Files: HSL, TRB, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 30 1984 12:00AM