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Buses involved in fatal accidents codebook 2008 (version February 1, 2011)
This report provides documentation for UMTRI-s file of Buses Involved in Fatal Accidents (BIFA), 2008, including distributions of the code values for each variable in the file. The 2008 BIFA file is a census of all buses involved in a fatal accident in the United States. The BIFA database provides...
Trucks involved in fatal accidents factbook 2008 Linda Jarossi, Anne Matteson, John Woodrooffe.
This document presents aggregate statistics on trucks involved in traffic accidents in 2008. The statistics are derived from the Trucks Involved in Fatal Accidents (TIFA) file, compiled by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. The TIFA database provides coverage of all...
Trucks involved in fatal accidents codebook 2009 (preliminary version October 18, 2011)
This report provides documentation for UMTRI-s file of Trucks Involved in Fatal Accidents (TIFA), 2009, including distributions of the code values for each variable in the file. The 2009 TIFA file is a census of all medium and heavy trucks involved in a fatal accident in the United States. The TIFA...
Identification and validation of a logistic regression model for predicting serious injuries associated with motor vehicle crashes
A multivariate logistic regression model, based upon National Automotive Sampling System Crashworthiness Data System (NASS-CDS) data for calendar years 1999-2008, was developed to predict the probability that a crash-involved vehicle will contain one or more occupants with serious or incapacitating...
Where do people drive? navigation system use by typical drivers and auto experts / Victor Ei-Wen Lo, Paul A. Green, and Alfred Franzblau.
To effectively design navigation and travel information systems, car manufacturers need data on how these systems are typically used. In this study, researchers surveyed thirty typical drivers and eleven auto experts to determine previously visited destinations, favourite destinations, and other...
Interactions of environmental and safety measures for sustainable road transportation
Purpose: This study examined interactions of environmental and safety measures for road transportation. Method: Road-safety effects of various measures targeting environmental problems of road transportation and environmental effects of various road-safety measures were reviewed. Results: The...
Driver report of improper seat belt position among 4- to 9-year-old children
OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency with which drivers report improper seat belt positions among children 4-9 years of age and the frequency with which reported problems were attributable to the lap belt, shoulder belt, or both. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Analysis of driver responses to 5 questions...
Buses involved in fatal accidents factbook 2008 Anne Matteson, Linda Jarossi, John Woodrooffe.
This document presents aggregate statistics on buses involved in traffic accidents in 2008. The statistics are derived from the Buses Involved in Fatal Accidents (BIFA) file, compiled by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. The BIFA database is a census of all buses...
PMHS impact response in low and high-speed nearside impacts
Lateral impact tests were performed using seven male post-mortem human subjects (whole, unembalmed cadavers) to further characterize the response of the body, and in particular the force-deflection response of the lower abdomen, to lateral impact. All tests were performed using a dual-sled, side-...

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