Crash and Safety Resources and Research

document Detecting Motorcyclists and Bicyclists at Intersections, Public Roads Magazine
A new multisensor system differentiates vehicles on the road, which could save lives. ...more >
document Evaluation of Lane Reduction "Road Diet" Measures on Crashes, Highway Safety Information System (HSIS)
The objective of this reanalysis was to estimate the change in total crashes resulting from the conversions in two databases and to combine these estimates into a crash modification factor(CMF). ...more >
document Pedestrians and Bicycles, Transportation Research Board
This Transportation Research Record contains 24 papers on the subject of pedestrians and bicycles. It can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, or accessed by subscribers. ...more >
document Behavior of Bicyclist in Following, Transportation Research Board
A bicycle-following model presented in this paper represents the behavior of bicyclists as they follow each other in traffic stream without an opportunity or sufficient stimulus to overtake or pass a lead bicycle. ...more >
document The Influence of the Individual's Risk Perception and Attitudes on Travel Behavior,
This study analyzes the effect of individuals' risk perception and beliefs, in addition to demographic and socio-economic characteristics, on their willingness to shift from car to public transportation and walking. ...more >
document Increasing Powered Two-Wheels' (PTWs') Detectability by Using Phi-Phenomenon,
The study evaluates the potential of a unique display of two helmet-mounted lights that blink in an alternating manner to create movement illusion to increase PTWs' conspicuity and visibility. ...more >
document Decision to Pass and Passing Maneuvers of Bicyclists, Transportation Research Board
This paper presents models to represent passing maneuvers of bicycles on both exclusive and on-street bicycle facilities. This resource can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, or accessed by subscribers. ...more >
document School Transportation Safety: An Observational Study of Drivers and Pupils on the School Bus,
The objective of the study was to observe seatbelt usage, pupil and bus driver behavior and potential safety hazards on buses used for school transportation. ...more >
document A Method to Identify Changes in Pedestrian and Cyclist Collision Rates,
In this study actual collision counts were used to create a longitudinal confidence region around the minimum collision rate of an intersection. ...more >
document Optimism About Safety and Self-Serving Attributions of Responsibility for Safety Among Pedestrians and Cyclists in Relation to Road Use Under Low Light Conditions,
This study analysed a subset of data collected as part of a larger research project on the visibility of pedestrians, cyclists and road workers, focusing on a set of questionnaire items. ...more >