1967-02-01

Dimensions of the Traffic Safety Problem 670011

Traffic safety is described as a problem with technological, behavioral, sociological, and value dimensions. Accidents are viewed as “localized system failures,” symptomatic of an underlying problem that includes: an imbalance between driver capabilities and the demands of the motor vehicle transportation system; the absence of functional communication between the administrative units responsible for the input and functioning of men, vehicles, and environment; and the lack of recognition and resolution of the trade-offs between safety and other desired system outputs and characteristics.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.
X