The report is a summarization of a comprehensive and systematic in-depth study of 120 Multidisciplinary Accident Investigations, 40 in each of Phases I, II, and III, that occurred in the Southern California area. The research was a team effort of engineers, physicians, psychologists, automotive engineers, a pathologist, a mathematician, technicians, an analyst, secretaries, graduate and undergraduate students. The research includes a study of procedures utilized in investigating and reporting all collision involved aspects of the transportation system - the vehicle, environment, and human, during each phase of the collision - pre-, at, and post-crash. Findings, conclusions, and recommendations are presented, based on data from the 120 cases.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Phase 2, PB-224 247.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles

    Institute of Safety and Systems Management, University Park
    Los Angeles, CA  United States  90007

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • BAIRD, J D
    • Sublett, F L
    • Parkinson, G A
    • AUSTIN, E
    • BROWNE, S
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 416 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090115
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USC-74 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-010-1-176
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 22 1975 12:00AM