OVERVIEW OF TRAFFIC SAFETY IN THE UNITED STATES . PROCEEDINGS OF STRATEGIC HIGHWAY RESEARCH PROGRAM AND TRAFFIC SAFETY ON TWO CONTINENTS, IN GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN 27-29 SEPTEMBER, 1989

This paper presents an overview of traffic safety programs in the United States. Activities concerning the driver includes alcohol and other drug countermeasures, police traffic services, use of safety belts and child safety seats and the problems for older drivers. Programs related to the vehicle includes vehicle crashworthiness, safety for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment and installation of occupant protection systems. Other programs deal with the safety of pedestrians, work zone traffic control, nighttime visibility of traffic control devices, the reconstruction of the road network to promote safety. For the covering abstract of the conference see IRRD 832707.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 1-7
  • Serial:
    • VTI Rapport
    • Issue Number: 349A
    • Publisher: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
    • ISSN: 0347-6030

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00607010
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 353A, HS-040 909
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1991 12:00AM