Crash and Safety Resources and Research

document Comparison of Blood Alcohol Levels with Breath Alcohol Levels Measured Using the Drager 711 MKIII Breathalyzer,
The study objective was to assess the correlation between breath alcohol, as measured using the Drager 7110 MKIII breathalyzer, and blood alcohol concentrations (BAC). ...more >
document Strategies to Reduce Intersection Conflicts Between Automobiles and Bikes in China,
This paper examines reasonable operational and geometric measures that could be taken to reduce the number of conflicts between cars and VRU's at intersections using microsimulation. ...more >
document Safe Streets for Seniors, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In New York City, adults aged 65 and older make up 12 percent of the city's population, but accounted for 39 percent of its pedestrian fatalities between 2002 and 2006. ...more >
document Factors Contributing to Pedestrian and Bicycle Crashes on Rural Highways, Highway Safety Information System (HSIS)
The goals of this study were to examine the differences between pedestrian and bicycle crashes in urban and rural settings in North Carolina and to identify problem areas. ...more >
document Determination of Appropriate Railing Heights for Bicyclists, National Cooperative Highway Research Program, American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
This study summarizes the bicycle railing height guidelines and specifications used by AASHTO, state departments of transportation (DOTs), international transportation agencies, and local governments. ...more >
document 2007 Traffic Safety Annual Assessment - Highlights, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
The overall number of traffic fatalities in 2007 reached its lowest level since 1994. This reduction is the largest in terms of both number and percentage since 1992. ...more >
document Observational Analysis of Pedestrian, Bicyclist, and Motorist Behaviors at Roundabouts in the United States, Transportation Research Board
This paper focused on analyzing the interactions between motorists and pedestrians or bicyclists at roundabouts. This resource can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, or accessed by subscribers. ...more >
document Driver Attitudes and Behaviors at Intersections and Potential Effectiveness of Engineering Countermeasures, Battelle Human Factors Transportation Center, Federal Highway Administration
The objective of this focus group study was to identify driver attitudes and behaviors related to intersection safety and to assess the likely impacts of new or existing infrastructure-based technologies/ ...more >
document How to Make More Cycling Good for Road Safety?,
A structured survey of the available knowledge from research trying the give an answer to the question how to make more cycling good for safety. ...more >
document Universal Helmet Law: The Interaction Between Law, Enforcement, and Culture on Level of Use,
While the discussion about the necessity of the helmet law in the political sphere is at its peak, it was deemed necessary to ascertain the public opinion on this issue. ...more >