The “ Arms Race ” on American Roads : the Effect of Sport Utility Vehicles and Pickup Trucks on Traffic Safety

@inproceedings{White2004TheA,
  title={The “ Arms Race ” on American Roads : the Effect of Sport Utility Vehicles and Pickup Trucks on Traffic Safety},
  author={Michelle J. White},
  year={2004}
}
Drivers have been running an “arms race” on American roads by buying increasingly large vehicles such as sport utility vehicles and light trucks. But large vehicles pose an increased danger to occupants of smaller vehicles and to pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. This paper measures both the internal effect of large vehicles on their own occupants… CONTINUE READING