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Authors: Anton De Smet 
Book Description:
This new book is dedicated to research on transportation accidental injury and damage, including the pre-injury and immediate post-injury phases. It also includes studies of human, environmental and vehicular factors influencing the occurrence, type and severity of transportation accidents and injury; the design, implementation and evaluation of countermeasures; biomechanics of impact and human tolerance limits to injury; modelling and statistical analysis of accident data; policy, planning and decision-making in safety and prevention of traffic accidents.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1 - The Psychological Functions of Risky Driving in Adolescence: The Adolescents' Point of View; pp. 1-24
(Manuela Bina, Federica Graziano, Gabriella Borca, Department of Psychology, University of Torino, Italy)

Chapter 2 - Statistical Methodologies for Analysis of Multivariate Failure Time Data in Injury Research; pp. 25-52
(Hyun J. Lim, College of Medicine, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada)

Chapter 3 - Modeling Multilevel Data in Traffic Safety: A Bayesian Hierarchical Approach; pp. 53-106
(Chin Hoong Chor, Huang Helai, Dept. of Civil Engineering, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore)

Chapter 4 - The Role of Situation Awareness in Accident Prevention; pp. 107-122
(Steven J. Kass, Shauna Legan, University of West Florida, Kerstan Cole, Texas Tech University)

Chapter 5 - Driving fitness, health profile and issues affecting heavy vehicle drivers: Opportunities for accident prevention;
pp. 123-138
(Lynn B. Meuleners, Andy H. Lee, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Australia)

Chapter 6 - Bicycle Helmets: A Scientific Evaluation; pp. 139-175
(Bill Curnow, Aranda, Australia)

Chapter 7 - Quasi-Induced Exposure: Issues and Validation;
pp. 177-192
(Nikiforos Stamatiadia, Univ. of Kentucky)

Chapter 8 - Analyzing perceived safety and self-reported accidents in public transit; pp. 193-208
(Anders Wretstrand, Department of Technology and Society, Lund University, Sweden)

Chapter 9 - Road Accidents and Road Fatalities in Denmark from 1968 to 2004; pp. 209-225
(Ivanka Orozova-Bekkevold, Tove Hels, Inger Marie Bernhoft, Danish Transport Research Institute, Technical University of Denmark)

Chapter 10 - Cultural diversity in driver education; pp. 227-237
(Astrid M. Sølvberg, Marit Rismark, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

Chapter 11 - Towards a ``start-to-finish" approach to the fitting of traffic accident models; pp. 239-250
(G.R. Wood, Department of Statistics, Macquarie University, Australia, S. Turner, Beca Infrastructure Ltd., New Zealand)

Chapter 12 - Work-Related Traffic Accidents: A Review of Literature; pp. 251-260
(Simo Salminen, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Finland)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   Pages: 276 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-288-0
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
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