18 - Safety And Policy

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Transportation Safety and Policy TTE 4004 11/28/11
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Schedule Update Today No Lab Wednesday Return all remaining assignments Exam review Friday No Class Monday Exam in Lab
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A few more transportation topics Transportation Safety Transportation Funding
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Safety Approximately how many fatalities annually from motor vehicle crashes? 2010 – 32,788
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Safety What is the most common cause of motor vehicle crashes? Driver Error Driver Distraction
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Safety Challenges Reduce number of crashes and severity of crashes How? Policy Design Limitations: Money – to modify existing facilities
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Cell Phones No phones – 0 states For “novice drivers” – 30 states For bus drivers – 19 states No handheld cell phones – 9 states No texting – 35 states For “novice drivers” – 7 states Florida? Some localities have passed distracted driving bans
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course TTE 4004 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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