Mixed logit analysis of safety-belt use in single- and multi-occupant vehicles.

  title={Mixed logit analysis of safety-belt use in single- and multi-occupant vehicles.},
  author={Konstantina Gkritza and Fred Mannering},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  volume={40 2},
In this paper we demonstrate a modeling approach that can be used to better understand the use of safety belts in single- and multi-occupant vehicles, and the effect that vehicle, roadway and occupant characteristics have on usage rates. Using data from a roadside observational survey of safety-belt use in Indiana, a mixed (random parameters) logit model is estimated. Potentially interrelated choices of safety-belt use by drivers and front-seat passengers are examined. The approach we use also… CONTINUE READING

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