TITLE

Does risk homeostasis theory have implications for road safety: FOR

AUTHOR(S)
Wilde, Gerald J S
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/11/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7346, p1149
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the debate about whether risk homoeostasis, or risk compensation, theory has implications for road safety. Idea that as safety features are added to vehicles and roads, drivers tend to increase their exposure to collision risk because they feel better protected; Evidence for it by Gerald Wilde.
ACCESSION #
6683938

 

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