EFFECTIVENESS OF DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS IN CANADA

This report evaluates the effectiveness of legislating the mandatory installation of daytime running lights (DRL) in new Canadian vehicles. Statistical analysis focuses on the reduction of two-vehicle, opposing-direction, daytime collisions for vehicle model years before and after the legislation (1989). The analysis showed that use of DRL reduced these collisions by 8.3%.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport Canada

    Road Safety and Motor Vehicle Regulation Directorate, 330 Sparks Street
    Ottawa, Ontario  Canada  K1A 0N5
  • Authors:
    • ARORA, H
    • Collard, D
    • Robbins, G
    • WELBOURNE, E R
    • White, J G
  • Publication Date: 1994-12

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 77 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723582
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TP 12298 (E),, Final Report
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 24 1996 12:00AM