TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ANALYSIS, VISIBILITY FACTORS, AND MOTORIST INFORMATION NEEDS

This Transportation Research Board publication contains the following papers: Video Collision Reconstruction Using Physical Evidence, Z.M. Gorski, A. German, and E.S. Nowak; Analysis of High-Hazard Locations: Is an Expert Systems Approach Feasible?, G.S. Spring, J. Collura, and P.W. Shuldiner; Safety Implications of Truck Configuration, O. Carsten; Relationships Between Vertical and Horizontal Roadway Alignments and the Incidence of Fatal Rollover Crashes in New Mexico and Georgia, P. Zador, H. Stein, J. Hall, and P. Wright; Evaluation of Opportunity-Based Accident Rate Expressions, M. Plass and W.D. Berg; Demonstration of Regression Analysis with Error in the Independent Variable, R.M. Weed and R.T. Barros; Validation of a Nonautomated Speed Data Collection Methodology, F.R. Hanscom; Standard Target Contrast: A Visibility Parameter Beyond Luminance to Evaluate the Quality of Roadway Lighting, F.W. Jung and A. Titishov; A Method of Calculating the Effective Intensity of Multiple-Flick Flashtube Signals, M.B. Mandler and J.R. Thacker; Evaluation of Alternative Sign-Lighting Systems to Reduce Operating and Maintenance Costs, J.E. Upchurch and J.T. Bordin; Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Crash Cushion Delineation, F.T. Creasey, C.L. Dudek, and R.D. Huchingson; Special Traffic Control to Meet Motorist Information Needs on Long, Steep Grades, J.L. Henderson, E.M. Wilson, G.A. Dale, and C.L. Scrivanich; Advisory Speed Signs and Curve Signs and Their Effect on Driver Eye Scanning and Driving Performance, H.T. Zwahlen; Alternatives to Enforcement in Modifying the Speeding Behavior of Drivers, S. Maroney and R. Dewar; Excess Travel: Causes, Extent, and Consequences, G.F. King and T.M. Mast; A Study of Route Selection from Highway Maps (Abridgment), G.F. King and A.K. Rathi; and CRASH Revisited: Additions to Its Clarity, Generality, and Utility, A.G. Fonda.

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  • Publication Date: 1987

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 155 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00496549
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • ISBN: 0-309-04463-4
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-040 438
  • Files: HSL, TRB, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1990 12:00AM