DATA ANALYSIS - A CASE STUDY. DID THE ROAD SAFETY OFFICE'S CAMPAIGN "CHILDREN IN TRAFFIC" HAVE ANY SHORT-TERM EFFECT ON TRAFFIC SAFETY?

DATAANALYS--EN FALLSTUDIE. HADE TRAFIKSAEKERHETSVERKETS KAMPANJ "BARN I TRAFIKEN" NAAGON KORTSIKTIG EFFEKT PAA TRAFIKSAEKERHETEN?

During 1976 the Swedish road safety office conducted a traffic safety campaign called "children in traffic". An evaluation of the campaign was presented by the road safety office 1977. The present report is a critical examination of the evaluation and comprises an analysis of the accident statistics. This analysis deals with the following questions: (a) what groups of accident are relevant? (b) are the official traffic accident statistics describing the traffic safety development accurately? (C) has a decrease in the number of reported accidents been established? (D) if a decrease has been established, how probable is the connection between the decrease and the campaign? And (e) if the campaign has resulted in a decrease, what is the cause? This analysis concluded that no short-term effect of the campaign was established. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Stockholm University, Sweden

    P.O. Box 6701
    S-11385 Stockholm,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Elofsson, S
  • Publication Date: 1978

Language

  • Swedish

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 24 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 2

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183378
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1978 12:00AM