URBAN PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT COUNTERMEASURES EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION. VOLUME II-ACCIDENT STUDIES
A pedestrian accident data collection system was established in six major cities. The system involved using the regular police accident report form and a specifically designed supplementary data form. The information on the forms was combined, and the precipitating and predisposing factors, as well as the distribution of accident types in the accident data base, were determined. Such a data collection system, when fully operational, can provide a great deal of useful information and appears to be very appropriate for use in an accident-based evaluation of pedestrian safety countermeasures designed to impact upon specific types of urban pedestrian accidents. Descriptive data on 2,044 pedestrian accidents from the six study cities is presented. /HSRI/
- Research sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Highway Administration, Washington, D.C. See also: Volume 1, HS-801 346 and Volume 2, Appendix A, HS-801 348.
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- Knoblauch, R L
- Publication Date: 1975-2
- Features: Tables;
- Pagination: 62 p.
- TRT Terms: Countermeasures; Crash causes; Crash reports; Data collection; Information systems; Pedestrian-vehicle crashes; Urban areas
- Old TRIS Terms: Data systems
- Subject Areas: Highways; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00096763
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
- Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/HS 801 347 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-190-2-480
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jul 15 1990 12:00AM