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A review of evidence-based traffic engineering measures designed to reduce pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes.
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We provide a brief critical review and assessment of engineering modifications to the built environment that can reduce the risk of pedestrian injuries. Expand
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Fatal crash risk for older drivers at intersections.
Risk of fatal crash involvement was calculated for older drivers relative to drivers aged 40-49 in the United States during the years 1994-1995. The results indicated that drivers ages 65-69 wereExpand
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Older driver involvements in police reported crashes and fatal crashes: trends and projections
Objectives: Older drivers have become a larger part of the driving population and will continue to do so as the baby boomers reach retirement age. The purpose of this study was to identify theExpand
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Effects of Age and Experience on Young Driver Crashes: Review of Recent Literature
Objective: Although both youth and inexperience contribute to the elevated crash rates of teenage drivers, the relative contribution of these factors has not been firmly established. Methods: AExpand
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Daylight saving time and motor vehicle crashes: the reduction in pedestrian and vehicle occupant fatalities.
Fatal crashes were tabulated for 6-hour periods around sunrise and sunset, from 13 weeks before the fall change to standard time until 9 weeks after the spring change to daylight saving time.Expand
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Neck pain and head restraint position relative to the driver's head in rear-end collisions.
This two-year investigation was designed to estimate the incidence of driver neck pain in rear-struck vehicles involved in two-vehicle collisions and to determine the relationship between neck painExpand
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Other high-risk factors for young drivers - how graduated licensing does, doesn't or could address them.
  • S. Ferguson
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Annual proceedings. Association for the…
  • 24 July 2013
TLDR
This article has been retracted: please see Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal ( http://www.elsevier.com/locate/withdrawalpolicy ). Expand
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The effect of teenage passengers on the fatal crash risk of teenage drivers.
Fatal crash-involved drivers of passenger vehicles were identified in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System for the period 1990 through 1995. Each driver was categorized as being alone in theExpand
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Reductions in deaths in frontal crashes among right front passengers in vehicles equipped with passenger air bags.
CONTEXT Virtually all new cars now are equipped with passenger air bags. Determining whether passenger air bags are saving lives is important, particularly because passenger air bags have caused someExpand
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Rationale for graduated licensing and the risks it should address
  • A. Williams, S. Ferguson
  • Medicine, Engineering
  • Injury prevention : journal of the International…
  • 1 September 2002
The increased crash risk of young, beginning drivers has long been cause for concern. Graduated licensing systems, which seek to phase in driving experience gradually over time, have recently beenExpand
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