Motor Vehicle Deaths: Failed Policy Analysis and Neglected Policy

  title={Motor Vehicle Deaths: Failed Policy Analysis and Neglected Policy},
  author={Leon S. Robertson},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Policy},
  • L. Robertson
  • Published 3 July 2006
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Public Health Policy
The author of a recent book inferred that the slowed decline in US vehicle fatality rates in the 1990 s relative to other industrialized countries resulted from too much emphasis on vehicle factors. He claimed that Canada had the same vehicle mix but a lower fatality rate. Actually, US death rates by make and model applied to Canadian vehicle sales indicates that Canada's death rate would be the same as the US if Canada had the same vehicle mix and annual miles driven. The US had much greater… 
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