A PSYCHOSOCIAL ANALYSIS OF OPERATORS INVOLVED IN FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

The report includes the results from the Boston Special Study Accident Investigation Team which has been researching the human factors associated with the most responsible operators involved in fatal motor vehicle accidents in the greater Boston area since September 1971. The areas of primary interest presented in these findings include: basic demographic statistics; psychosocial, physiological and legal history evaluations; an analysis of the use of alcohol, marijuana and other drugs; and human factors associated with the accident. The report includes findings on 175 cases. /NTIS/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Boston University

    Traffic Accident Research Project
    Boston, MA  USA  02215

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Sterling-Smith, R S
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 41 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00082920
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 2 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-310-3-595
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM