ANALYSIS OF TRACTOR-TRAILER AND LARGE TRUCK ACCIDENT DATA
Twenty-one hypotheses alleging to the existence of a national problem with large truck involvement in highway safety were reviewed, evaluated, and critiqued in relation to the available research findings and literature. Existing truck accident data from Texas and California were also analyzed and compared to each hypothesis. The findings are assessed and recommendations are presented.
- Sponsored by the Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, Incorporated.
Southwest Research InstituteDepartment of Mechanical Sciences
San Antonio, TX United States 78284
- Mason, R L
- Publication Date: 1976-6-25
- Features: References; Tables;
- Pagination: 52 p.
- TRT Terms: Crash investigation; Highway safety; Hypothesis testing; Tractor trailer combinations; Trucks
- Uncontrolled Terms: Hypothesis
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Highways; Motor Carriers; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00141546
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: AR-1081 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: SWR7606-C1.23
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 3 1976 12:00AM