A SYSTEMS ANALYSIS OF THE PROBLEM OF ROAD CASUALTIES IN THE UNITED STATES

The problem of road casualties in the United States is analyzed from a systems viewpoint. Road accident data are reviewed, an accident causation model is proposed and accident causation factors are described in terms of human, vehicular and environmental contributions. A comprehensive program of safety-oriented research is outlined and difficulties in setting research priorities are discussed. /Author/

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    • Project was funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  USA  10523
  • Authors:
    • Kontaratos, A N
  • Publication Date: 1974-12

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  • Accession Number: 00096749
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-016 313
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM