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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by the Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, Incorporated.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Southwest Research Institute

    Department of Mechanical Sciences
    San Antonio, TX  USA  78284
  • Authors:
    • Mason, R L
  • Publication Date: 1976-6-25

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 52 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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