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Pedestrian injury causation study

G. C. Lawrason

Pedestrian injury causation study

by G. C. Lawrason

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Published by The Administration, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pedestrians -- Texas -- San Antonio.

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    StatementGeorge C. Lawrason, T.H. Swiercinsky, R.H. [i.e. L.] Mason ; prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    ContributionsSwiercinsky, T. H., Mason, Robert Lee, 1946-, United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration., Southwest Research Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17652673M

    Stevenson MR, Laing BA, Lo SK. Factors contributing to the severity of childhood pedestrian injury in Perth, Western Australia. Asia Pac J Public Health. ; 6 (1)– [Google Scholar] Pitt R, Guyer B, Hsieh CC, Malek M. The severity of pedestrian injuries in children: an analysis of the Pedestrian Injury Causation Study.   • Each year in the United States, more than 50 children are injured as pedestrians, of whom approximately die, 18 are admitted to the hospital, and have significant long-term sequelae. Prevention must rest on a multifaceted approach at the local, state, and national level and Cited by:

      STUDY SELECTION: All studies that examined the risk factors for child pedestrian injuries were targeted for retrieval. Seventy potentially relevant articles were identified using article titles, and, when available, abstracts. Of the 70 retrieved articles, 44 were later assessed as being by: Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

    Purchase Forensic Epidemiology - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , A question frequently asked is whether an injury did or could not have occurred in the manner described. Dr. Strauss performs injury causation analysis and has investigated and analyzed injuries in 40 states; on a Navy base and on a barge, in factories and in a steel mill, on .


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Pedestrian injury causation study. The objective of the subject study was to increase the knowledge of the vehicle/pedestrian injury severity parameters to such an extent that the data could be the basis for programs aimed at reducing pedestrian injury severity.

The Pedestrian Injury Causation Study (PICS) is used to investigate the relations between car weight and pedestrian injuries in frontal accidents. As car curb weight decreased, large changes in overall severity are not observed, although the proportion of head injuries by: 4.

We reanalyzed data from the Pedestrian Injury Causation Study (PICS) for urban pedestrian injuries to children and youth less than 20 years of age. Analysis of variance with the Injury Severity Score (ISS) as the dependent variable was used to evaluate variables describing the characteristics of the pedestrian, the vehicle, the driver, and Cited by: PEDESTRIAN INJURY CAUSATION STUDY (PICS) The TSR-PICS team completed in-depth investigations of vehicle versus pedestrian accidents between April and June Eligible vehicles were passenger cars, vans and light-duty pickup : D N Schmidt, B Ravani, D Brougham.

The severity of pedestrian injuries in children: An analysis of the Pedestrian Injury Causation Study. We reanalyzed data from the Pedestrian Injury Causation Study (PICS) for urban pedestrian injuries to children and youth less than 20 years of age.

Analysis of variance with the Injury Severity Score (ISS) as the dependent variable was. We reanalyzed data from the Pedestrian Injury Causation Study (PICS) for urban pedestrian injuries to children and youth less than 20 years of age.

Analysis of variance with the Injury Severity Score (ISS) as the dependent variable was used to evaluate variables describing the characteristics of the pedestrian, the vehicle, the driver, and the circumstances under which the collision by: Inthe Pedestrian Injury Causation Study (PICS) was initiated to collect data on pedestrian crashes through the use of on-scene investigations of certain crashes.

The study investigated 1, crashes in five metropolitan areas of the United States over a thirty-month period. The PICS data identified the injury causal agents during the.

Abstract. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Washington, of access: corporate affiliation: Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, covers the period 18 April June STUDY SELECTION: All studies that examined the risk factors for child pedestrian injuries were targeted for retrieval.

Seventy potentially relevant articles were identified using article titles, and, when available, abstracts. Of the 70 retrieved articles, 44 were later assessed as being by: Pitt et al. () examined about 1, urban crashes with pedestrians younger than 20 years of age taken from NHTSA's Pedestrian Injury Causation Study (PICS) data.

They found that, compared to crashes with vehicle travel speeds of 10 - 19 mph, the risk of serious injury (or death) was for speeds of 20 - 29 mph, for speeds of 30 - 39 mph, and for speeds of 40 mph or more.

: Injury Causation Analyses Case Studies and Data Sources (): Damask, A. C.: BooksCited by: 4. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This book addresses injury and causation issues in the context of antidumping, countervailing duty (CVD) and safeguard investigations that are covered under the WTO. The book traces the origin and the negotiating history of injury and causation in trade remedy instruments and examines how this.

A new computerized pedestrian accident typing procedure was tested on 1, cases from the Pedestrian Injury Causation Study (PICS). Two coding procedures were used to determine the effects of quantity and quality of information on accident typing : Thomas E.

Smist, Calspan Field Services. ACCIDENT DATA ANALYSYS The trends of pedestrian accident in real life are analyzed with PICS and PCDS.

The total number of PICS is and for PCDS. Figure 1 shows the trend of injury body region for AIS5+ accidents and the injury source for head injury. Spurious Correlations Hardcover – #N#Tyler Vigen (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tyler Vigen Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Tyler Vigen (Author) /5(). Pitt et al. Pitt et al. used data from the Pedestrian Injury Causation Study and an analysis of variance to examine the relationship of pedestrian injury severity among pedestrians under age In addition to age, the authors also examined the influence of other pedestrian, vehicle, driver characteristics and crash circumstances on.

Causation in Personal Injury Claims 7 September Page 3 AD. Problems of causation continued to trouble jurists in the intervening period, those problems often involving questions of philosophy.

The philosophy of law is known as “jurisprudence” and a significant development in terms of causation in English Law occurred when the thenFile Size: KB. Injury predictors used in this study for estimating pedestrian injury risks were: crash factor (impact speed in km/h), pedestrian factors, and vehicle factors.

Pedestrian factors include age (year), gender, height (cm), and weight (kg).Cited by: Causation Study (LTCCS) identifies areas that need to be addressed by effective crash countermeasures. A nationally representative sample of large truck fatal and injury crashes was investigated during to at 24 sites in 17 States.

Each crash involved at least one large truck and resulted in at least one fatality or Size: KB. The analysis of injury causation in Euro NCAP test zones bases on a high number of real-world pedestrian accidents. The analysis focused on secondary. The Severity of Pedestrian Injuries in Children: An Analysis of the Pedestrian Injury Causation Study.

Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 22, No. 6,pp. – Cited by: The traditional approach to factual causation seeks to determine whether the injury would have happened even if the defendant had taken care.

This is known as the but-for test: Causation can be established if the injury would not have happened but for the defendant's negligence. The but-for test is satisfied only if the defendant's negligence.