DIAGNOSTIC MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS, PROGRAM ENGINEERING SUPPORT. VOLUME 6. APPENDIX E. TECHNICAL BASIS FOR COST BENEFITS ANALYSIS

This report details the technical basis or strategy for performance of cost-benefit analysis of motor vehicle inspections using data collected by the participating states. This strategy, involving only direct measures of project performance, is designed to answer the question posed by the evaluation objective; namely, 'Does diagnostic inspection save the motorist money by reducing his aggregate repair costs and improving his gas mileage.' Section 2 presents repair and maintenance cost evaluations. Section 5 deals separately with the fuel economy evaluation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 5, Appendix D, PB-270 994.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Avco Systems Division

    201 Lowell Street
    Wilmington, MA  USA  01887

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Joncas, K P
  • Publication Date: 1977-7

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  • Pagination: 126 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00166517
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AVSD-0022-77-RR-Vol-6, DOT-HS-802-495
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-5-01037
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 29 2002 12:00AM