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EE 597 cture 22 CEE 597 Lecture 22 Highway Safety 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 1
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orst Drivers: Teens, doctors, lawyers Worst Drivers: Teens, doctors, lawyers 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 2
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orst drivers contd. Worst drivers contd. 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 3
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omic Comic 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 4
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amaro Picked Deadliest Car Camaro Picked Deadliest Car The Post Standard 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 5 9/19/97
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ow safe is your car? How safe is your car? 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 6
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ore people killed by firearms More people killed by firearms Newsweek /26/98 1/26/98 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 7
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an dies in Rt 13 crash Man dies in Rt 13 crash Ithaca Journal 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 8 March 8, 2005
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rash sends 6 to hospital Ithaca Journal March 18, 2005 Crash sends 6 to hospital 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 9
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r Side Comic Far Side Comic 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 10
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ighway Safety Unit Highway Safety Unit Readings 1. For Monday: National Research Council, “55: A Decade of Experience,” Executive Summary and Appendices in acket [NRC presents a statistical analysis of a complex Packet. and significant problem.] For Wednesday PLEASE read: 2. For Wednesday, PLEASE read: Lave, “Cost of Going 55” 3. Friday start multi-media; no reading HOMEWORK #7 due Wed. March 28: AFTER Spring break. 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 11
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hat are the issues to be addressed What are the issues to be addressed Highway Safety is a significant national concern % of deaths nationally; 40,000 deaths a year 2% of deaths nationally; 40,000 deaths a year How do we analyze such a problem? When is a system unsafe? How have we and can we improve safety? Have actions had an effect? How do we tell? Examples of analysis py NRC report 55: A decade of Experience <packet> Lave and Elias analysis of 55 Æ 65 mph impact <Lec. Notes> Lave, Going 55 <packet> 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 12 ,gp
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oals for Highway Safety Unit Goals for Highway Safety Unit Know dimensions of significant public risk Know significant activities and issues that contribute to highway accidents (deaths, injuries, damage) Appreciate and be able to formulate a systems approach to addressing public risks and safety problems gp yp Gain experience with formulation of statistical analysis and recasting of accident rates forecasting of accident rates 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 13
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aniel Patrick Moynihan Daniel Patrick Moynihan See Lec. Notes Today. 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 14
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xamples of public concern with traffic safety Examples of public concern with traffic safety Transportation Research Board, 1990 Report 18 million crashes per year 4 million injuries 45,000 fatalities 40 billion lost wages and medical expenses $40 billion lost wages and medical expenses $30 billion property damage “National [public health] problem of the magnitude of cancer and heart disease” 12 March 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 22 15
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US Deaths as a Percentage (1989) US Deaths (%) 1989 Major Cardiovascular Diseases 43 iseases of the Heart 4 Diseases of the Heart 34
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