STUDDED TYRES AND TRAFFIC SAFETY

NASTARENKAAT JA LIIKENNETURVALLISUUS

Statistical data are presented on the use of studded tyres on cars and buses in winter in Finland. A study of the influence of studded tyres on accidents showed that every year the use of studded tyres prevents 100 traffic fatalities, e.g. 11% of all fatalities for one year and 25% of fatalities occurring between November and April. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Finnish Road Association

    Vironkatu 6
    00170 Helsinki 17,   Finland 
  • Authors:
    • Huhtala, M
    • Kallberg, V-P
  • Publication Date: 1978

Language

  • Finnish

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 8-10
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00179999
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM