Why Has Safety Improved at Rail-Highway Grade Crossings?

@article{Mok2005WhyHS,
  title={Why Has Safety Improved at Rail-Highway Grade Crossings?},
  author={Shannon Mok and I. Savage},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Risk Analysis (Archive)},
  year={2005}
}
The number of collisions and fatalities at rail-highway intersections in the United States has declined significantly over the past 30 years, despite considerable increases in the volume of rail and highway traffic. This article disaggregates the improvement into its constituent causes. Negative binomial regressions are conducted on a pooled data set for 49 states from 1975 to 2001. The analysis concludes that about two-fifths of the decrease is due to factors such as reduced drunk driving and… Expand
Does public education improve rail-highway crossing safety?
  • I. Savage
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Accident; analysis and prevention
  • 2006
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