Some methodological deficiencies in studies on traffic accident predictors.

@article{Whlberg2003SomeMD,
  title={Some methodological deficiencies in studies on traffic accident predictors.},
  author={Anders E af W{\aa}hlberg},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2003},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          473-86
        }
}
The paper discusses some methodological problems in (psychological) research on traffic accident predictors and reviews a convenience sample of the literature. Three methodological aspects are identified as being important: reliability of accident predictors, time period for accidents used as dependent variable, and culpability for accidents. Papers are scrutinized and most are found to be wanting in these aspects. Traffic researchers do not adhere to, or hardly even discuss, these basic… CONTINUE READING

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