ANALYSIS OF MADISON COUNTY VEHICLE DATA TO EVALUATE THE EFFECT OF AUTOCHECK PROGRAM ON VEHICLE ACCIDENT RATES

A statistical analysis is presented using data files supplied by the University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH) to determine the effect of Autocheck program participation on the passenger vehicle accident rate in Madison County, Alabama. Out of 51025 registered passenger vehicles (Model years 1968-1973) in the county 9696 participated in the Autocheck program during the 56 week period April 1, 1975 through April 30, 1976. During this same period 5956 passenger vehicles (Model years 1968-1973) registered in Madison County were involved in an accident within the county. Statistics derived from the data processing were used to obtain estimates of the overall county accident rates for Autocheck and non-Autocheck vehicles.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Automation Industries, Incorporated

    14000 Georgia Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD  USA  20910

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Gibbs, B
    • Hatch, W
  • Publication Date: 1977-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 38 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155376
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-802-316 Final Rpt., ASGI-TR-76-22
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-6-01338
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1977 12:00AM