TIPS FOR DRIVING MORE SAFELY
- Motorized machines demand respect. Orr, Tamra B. // Current Health 2;Dec99, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p13
Focuses on the importance of knowledge of safety rules and common sense when maneuvering power motor vehicles. Prevalence of motor vehicular accidents and deaths among teens; Guidelines in safe driving of motor vehicles; Reinforcement of overall need for motor vehicular training.
- Motor Vehicle Crash Involvement and Moving Violations Convergence of Self-Report and Archival... Arthur Jr., Winfred; Tubre, Travis; Day, Eric Anthony; Sheenan, M. Kathleen; Sanchez-Ku, Maria L.; Paul, Don; Paulus, Leigh; Archuleta, Kathryn // Human Factors;Spring2001, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p1
Investigates the convergence of self-report and archival measures of motor vehicle crash involvement and moving violations. Comparison of the two criteria for measuring crash involvement and moving violations; Advantages and disadvantages of each criteria; Relationships between predictor and...
- Up close. // Westchester County Business Journal;03/29/99, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p13
Lists the American states with the highest aggressive driving death rates.
- Aggressive driving fatalities in New York and Connecticut. // Westchester County Business Journal;03/29/99, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p14
Highlights the results of a Surface Transportation Policy Project study on aggressive driving fatalities in the United States. Aggressive driving fatalities in New York and Connecticut; Transportation choices available; National averages; Large metro areas with the highest aggressive driving...
- Second Thoughts on 'Road Rage.'. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Dec98, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p7
Presents information on annual highway death toll in the United States which can be attributed to behavior associated with aggressive driving. Actions taken by authorities to address the problem; Details on decreased injury and death rates in the country despite an increasing volume of traffic.
- Speed = Death? Blake, Kevin // Consumers' Research Magazine;Mar1999, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p38
Discusses the results of a study made by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) on the correlation of the raise in speed limits and motor vehicle deaths. Technique of IIHS for gathering data for the study; Analysis of death rates in states where speed limits were not changed.
- AS THINGS WERE. // Insurance Advocate;8/11/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 30, p49
Relates the events about high speed driving in New Jersey. Number of highway deaths and injuries; Advertising campaign of the magazine 'Insurance Advocate' about reckless driving; Premiums earned by the Farm Mutual Automobile.
- Distracted Driving Facts. // Professional Safety;Jan2011, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p12
The article offers data on distracted driving in the U.S., including the number of people killed in crashes that involved distraction in 2008, the increase on the proportion of distracted drivers during fatal crashes and number of injury crashes caused by distracted driving.
- STATS Numbers that count. // Popular Science;Jun2004, Vol. 264 Issue 6, p28
Presents data on automobile driving in 2003. Number of car accidents per year; Vehicle sales by gender in 2003; Common driving distractions reported; Rate of passenger vehicle deaths.