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Road Safety, Safety Culture
10/1998

This article examines bicycle use and safety behavior in Paris, Boston, and Amsterdam. Population-adjusted bicycle and passenger car death rates in France, the United States, and the Netherlands provide context for understanding bicycle use and safety behavior.

Safety Culture, Miscellaneous
10/1998

Waking after a long sleep, a modern day Rip Van Winkle would be amazed at the
skaters and skateboarders whizzing by on streets, sidewalks, and bicycle paths.

Safety Culture, Drowsy Driving, Miscellaneous
8/1998

Excessive sleepiness may result in an increased risk of a motor vehicle crash either
because the motorist falls asleep while driving or because he experiences reduced attention to road events and driving tasks due to fatigue/sleepiness.

Safety Culture, Aggressive Driving, Miscellaneous
7/1997

Mr. Chairman, members of the Surface Transportation Subcommittee, I am
David K. Willis, President and Chief Executive Officer of the AAA Foundation for
Traffic Safety. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is a publicly supported,
charitable research and educational organization affiliated with the American
Automobile Association, a federation of 99 motor clubs serving more than 39
million motorists in the United States and Canada.

Safety Culture, Aggressive Driving, Miscellaneous
3/1997

In Massachusetts, Donald Graham, a 54-year-old bookkeeper, became
embroiled in a heated, ongoing traffic dispute with Michael Blodgett, 42, on
February 20, 1994.

Safety Culture, Aggressive Driving
10/1996

Reports of violent traffic incidents have increased nearly 7 percent per year since
1990. "Yet this is only the small tip of a very large iceberg," says David K. Willis,
President of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Safety Culture
10/1996

In 1995, 543 people were killed while on foot on an Interstate highway. Pedestrian
fatalities on Interstates have claimed an average of 610 lives each year since
1989.

Teen Driver Safety
10/1995

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has sponsored a project to "reinvent" driver education into a format that reduces crashes by novice drivers.

Road Safety, Safety Culture
10/1995

Regardless of whether we consider fatal crashes recorded throughout the United
States or total crashes recorded in one state, it is clear that speeding is a serious
threat to the motoring public. In 1993, for example, some 53,343 drivers were
involved in fatal traffic crashes in the United States.

Road Safety, Miscellaneous
2/1994

Roadway safety standards require that shoulders meet specifications for width and stability.

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