The effect on accidents of technical inspections of heavy vehicles in Norway.

@article{Elvik2002TheEO,
  title={The effect on accidents of technical inspections of heavy vehicles in Norway.},
  author={Rune Elvik},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={753-62}
}
  • Rune Elvik
  • Published 2002 in Accident; analysis and prevention
This paper presents a study of the effects on accidents of technical inspections of heavy vehicles (trucks and buses) in Norway. Multiple regression analysis is applied in order to estimate the effects of technical inspections, controlling for annual trend in accident rate, the number of new drivers and annual economic growth. It is found that abolishing inspections may result in an increase of 5-10% in the number of heavy vehicles involved in injury accidents; increasing the number of… CONTINUE READING