Transportation, Traffic Safety and Health -- Prevention and Health: Third International Conference, Washington, U.S.A, 1997

Overview

The focus of this book is to present some of the latest aspects in the area of mobility and its relation to planning of an optimal traffic safety. The book demonstrates the necessity of integrating knowledge from various disciplines in order to achieve a suited prevention program to reduce traffic injuries. It thus cuts the barriers between the different disciplines in their joint aim to reduce traffic injuries. Scientists, clinicians and administrators from various disciplines present different methods and ...

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Overview

The focus of this book is to present some of the latest aspects in the area of mobility and its relation to planning of an optimal traffic safety. The book demonstrates the necessity of integrating knowledge from various disciplines in order to achieve a suited prevention program to reduce traffic injuries. It thus cuts the barriers between the different disciplines in their joint aim to reduce traffic injuries. Scientists, clinicians and administrators from various disciplines present different methods and results such as economic issues of developing and industrialized countries, responsibility and accountability of governments, an overview of the World Bank's experience in road safety and the role of communication together with future integration of knowledge. The book gives a broad and deep overview of the strategies that have to be adopted to avoid the rapid increase in road traffic injuries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642631627
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 198
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Rodney E. Slater: Preface.- Hans von Holst, Ake Nygren, Ake E. Andersson: Introduction.- Stein Hansen: Traffic Safety as an Economic Issue of Developing and Industrialized Countries.- J.W. van der Spuy: Responsibility and Accountability of Government.- Victor Sergeyev: The Policies of Traffic Safety in Russia, Some Sociological Observations.- Stein Lundebye: An Overview of World Bank Experience in Road Safety.- Cees Wildervanck: Driving the Message Home - The Role of Communication in Traffic Safety.- Peter Vulcan: The Role of Communication in Road Safety.- Arne Wittlöv: Future Integration of Knowledge - The Role of Industry.- Andrew H. Card: Safety is Everybody's Business.- Wilson Odero: More Resources for Prevention, Critical Care of Rehabilitation.- Murray Mackay: A European Perspective on the Efficient Application of Resources to Diminish Transport Related Trauma.- Bruce M. Gans: Rehabilitation and Traffic Related Injuries.- Marc Gaudry: Some Perspectives on the DRAG Approach and Family of National Road Safety Models.- Radin Umar Radin Sohadi: Development of Realistic Safety Target and Strategic Safety Programmes in Malaysia.- Elaine Petrucelli: The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine: Its Mission, Purpose and Challenge.- List of Contributors.-

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