Traffic Safety Facts (1996): A Compilation of Motor Vehicle Crash Data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System and the General Estimates System

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DIANE Publishing, 1997 - 192 pages
 

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Page 3 - FARS, which became operational in 1975, contains data on a census of fatal traffic crashes within the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. To be included in FARS, a crash must involve a motor vehicle traveling on a trafficway customarily open to the public, and must result in the death of an occupant of a vehicle or a nonmotorist within 30 days of the crash.
Page 183 - The various stages involved in the acquisition of a nuclear reactor by a utility. The events that define these stages are the ordering of a reactor, the licensing process, and the physical construction of the nuclear generating unit. A reactor is said to be "in the pipeline...
Page 185 - Manner of Collision A classification for crashes in which the first harmful event was a collision between two motor vehicles in transport and is described as one of the following: Angle.
Page 5 - GES data are obtained from a nationally representative probability sample selected from all police-reported crashes To be eligible for the GES sample, a police accident report must be completed and the crash must involve at least one motor vehicle traveling on a trafficway and result in property damage, injury, or death...
Page 5 - Although various sources suggest that about half the motor vehicle crashes in the country are not reported to police, the majority of these unreported crashes involve only minor property damage and no significant personal injury. By restricting attention to policereported crashes, the GES concentrates on those crashes of greatest concern to the highway safety community and the general public. GES data...
Page 186 - Pedalcyclists, 3) Occupants of parked motor vehicles, 4) Others such as joggers, skateboard riders, people riding on animals, and persons riding in animal-drawn conveyances.
Page 185 - The event during a crash for a particular vehicle that is judged to have produced the greatest personal injury or property damage.
Page 183 - NHTSA defines a fatal crash as alcohol-related or alcohol-involved if either a driver or a nonmotorist (usually a pedestrian) had a measurable or estimated blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.01 grams per deciliter (g/dl) or above.
Page 183 - Injury Crash. A police-reported crash that involves a motor vehicle in transport on a trafficway in which no one died but at least one person was reported to have: (1) an incapacitating injury; (2) a visible but not incapacitating injury; (3) a possible, not visible injury; or (4) an injury of unknown severity. 3.

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