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Comparing motor-vehicle crash risk of EU and US vehicles
Carol A. C. Flannagan, András Bálint, Kathleen D. Klinich, Ulrich Sander, Miriam A. Manary, Sophie Cuny, Michael McCarthy, Vuthy Phan, Caroline Wallbank, Paul E. Green, Bo Sui, Åsa Forsman, Helen Fagerlind 

report UMTRI-2015-1 

This study examined the hypotheses that vehicles meeting EU safety standards perform similarly to US-­? regulated vehicles in the US...

Mortality from road crashes in 193 countries: a comparison with other leading causes of death
Michael Sivak, Brandon Schoettle

report UMTRI-2014-6

This study compared, for each country of the world, the fatalities per population from road crashes with fatalities per population from...

Mutual recognition methodology development 
Carol A. C. Flannagan, Paul E. Green, Kathleen D. Klinich, Miriam A. Manary, András Bálint, Ulrich Sander, Bo Sui, Peter Sandqvist, Selpi, Christian Howard

report UMTRI-2014-32 

Phase 1 of the Mutual Recognition Methodology Development (MRMD) project developed an approach to statistical modeling and analysis of...

Estimation of seatbelt and frontal-airbag effectiveness in trucks: U.S. and Chinese perspectives.
Jingwen Hu, Daniel Fredrick Blower.

report UMTRI-2013-2

The objectives of this study were (1) to estimate the effectiveness of seatbelts and driver airbags for mitigating medium- and heavy-...

Why is road safety in the U.S. not on par with Sweden, the U.K., and the Netherlands? Lessons to be learned.
Juha Luoma, Michael Sivak.

report UMTRI-2013-1

This study compared road safety and related factors in the U.S. with those in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, in order...