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Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems heavy-truck field operational test key findings report.
This document presents key findings from the heavy-truck field operational test conducted as part of the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems program. These findings are the result of analyses performed by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to examine the effect of a...
Integrated vehicle-based safety systems heavy-truck field operational test methodology and results report
This document presents the methodology and results from the heavy-truck field operational test conducted as part of the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems program. These findings are the result of analyses performed by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to examine the...
Integrated vehicle-based safety systems light-vehicle field operational test methodology and results report
This document presents the methodology and results from the light-vehicle field operational test conducted as part of the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems program. These findings are the result of analyses performed by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to examine...
Trends and characteristics of animal-vehicle collisions in the United States
Introduction: Since 1990, fatal animal-vehicle collisions (AVCs) in the United States have more than doubled. This paper examines annual AVC trends in the United States over a 19-year period, seasonal and diurnal patterns of AVC risk, the geographic distribution of crash risk by state, and the...
Integrated vehicle-based safety systems light-vehicle field operational test key findings report.
This document presents key findings from the light-vehicle field operational test conducted as part of the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems program. These findings are the result of analyses performed by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to examine the effects of a...
Integrated vehicle-based safety systems field operational test final program report.
This document presents results from the light-vehicle and heavy-truck field operational tests performed as part of the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems (IVBSS) program. The findings are the result of analyses performed by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to...
Real-world frequency of use of lighting equipment.
This study provides information about average annual use of the following automotive lighting equipment by U.S. drivers: low- and high-beam headlamps, turn signals, back-up, license plate, parking, sidemarker, stop, and tail lamps. The data were collected as part of a naturalistic field study of...
Prevalence of LED light sources on vehicles sold in the U.S.
This report provides information regarding the market-weighted prevalence of lightemitting diode (LED) light sources for exterior lighting on model year 2008 vehicles sold in the U.S. The main findings were as follows: (1) LEDs are employed to some degree for virtually all required exterior...
The conspicuity of first-responder safety garments.
A study was conducted on a closed track in both daytime and nighttime conditions to compare the conspicuity of three different types of safety garment for use by first responders; NFPA 1971 turnout gear coats, and ANSI/ISEA 107 and 207 safety vests. Eight participants, balanced for gender and age,...
Real-world frequency of use of automotive lighting equipment
This study provides information about average annual use of the following automotive lighting equipment by U.S. drivers: low-and high-beam headlamps, turn signals, and stop, back-up, parking, sidemarker, and tail lamps. The data were collected as part of a naturalistic field study of crash warning...

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