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Estimates of the economic and human consequences of motor vehicle accidents in Virginia

Daniel John Regan

Estimates of the economic and human consequences of motor vehicle accidents in Virginia

by Daniel John Regan

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Published by VHTRC in Charlottesville, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Traffic accidents -- Virginia -- Costs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Daniel John Regan, Jr. ; a report prepared by the Virginia Highway and Transportation Research Council under the sponsorship of the Department of Transportation Safety.
      SeriesVHTRC ;, 82-R48, VHTRC (Series) ;, 82-R48.
      ContributionsVirginia Highway & Transportation Research Council., Virginia. Dept. of Transportation Safety.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5614.3.V8 R425 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3145075M
      LC Control Number82622812

      Causes of Car Accidents in Virginia. According to the United States Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for individuals under the age of In , more t people were killed in traffic collisions in the United States. A Virginia teen is recovering from serious injuries after involvement in a tragic car accident on the 28 th of December, The crash was the result of a vehicle attempting to make a left hand turn. According to reports, the vehicle entered oncoming .

      The type of vehicle involved in these fatal crashes was almost exclusively the passenger car (), followed by pickup trucks (73), utility trucks (55), vans (22) and large trucks (8). According to the West Virginia fatal car accident statistics, the following are the top 10 counties in West Virginia to experience fatal accidents. Data about motor-vehicle accidents gives the big picture of the hazard on America’s roadways. Since motor vehicle collisions are a leading cause of injury and death for people across all ages, ethnicities, regions, and economic groups, the study and analysis of accident data is a primary goal of regional and national government agencies, to understand the hazards and take steps .

      Based on those statistics, , traffic accidents were caused by faulty equipment in the U.S. in Minimum safety standards are in place for the design and engineering of motor vehicles. Extensive research and development and computer technology have combined to produce much safer vehicles, according to   The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles says the overall number of traffic crash fatalities went down in However, alcohol-related .


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Estimates of the economic and human consequences of motor vehicle accidents in Virginia by Daniel John Regan Download PDF EPUB FB2

ESTIMATES OF THE ECONOMIC AND HUMAN CONSEQUENCES OF MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS IN VIRGINIA DURING by Daniel John Regan, Jr. and Alden L. Atkins Graduate Legal Assistants A Report Prepared by the Virginia Highway and Transportation Research Council Under the Sponsorship of the Vir:ginia Depirtme, nt of Transportation Safety.

Estimates of the Economic and Human Consequences of Motor Vehicle Accidents in Virginia During A Report The purpose of this report is to describe the cost of motor vehicle accidents in two ways: first by identifying the cost components and quantifying them and second by showing the severity of such accidents in terms of human.

Estimates of the economic and human consequences of motor vehicle accidents in Virginia during and possibly more accurate, techniques are recommended for study.

The report concludes that motor vehicle accidents cost the Commonwealth of Virginia over $ million in The total economic cost of motor vehicle crashes in was Author: Daniel John Regan, Alden L. Atkins. Estimates of the economic and human consequences of motor vehicle accidents in Virginia during a report.

The purpose of this report is to describe the cost of motor vehicle accidents in two ways first, by identifying the cost components and quantifying them, and second by showing the severity of such accidents in terms of human suffering.

Work loss costs are estimates of how much a person who died in a motor vehicle crash would have earned over the course of their life, had they not died. Work loss costs include the total estimated salary, various benefits, and value of household work that an average person of the same age and sex would be expected to produce over the remainder.

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the U.S. 1, with over people dying every day. 2 More than million drivers and passengers were treated in emergency departments as the result of being injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 1 The economic impact is also notable: for crashes that occurred inthe cost of medical.

§ Report by law-enforcement officer investigating accident. Every law-enforcement officer who in the course of duty investigates a motor vehicle accident resulting in injury to or death of any person or total property damage to an apparent extent of $1, or more, either at the time of and at the scene of the accident or thereafter and elsewhere, by interviewing.

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. Inapproximat persons died and more than 3 million persons were injured in motor vehicle accidents in the United States.

The estimated economic cost of motor vehicle accidents in was approximately billion dollars. Establishing. WASHINGTON — The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $ billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday by the National Highway.

The Costs of Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths in Virginia. In addition to the human loss, motor vehicle crash deaths cost Virginians nearly $1 billion a year in economic losses. These fatalities cost $9 million in medical costs and $ million in work loss costs, for a total of $ million a year.

Each year, the United States could save more than $1billion in economic costs if all motorcyclists wore helmets. 2; Helmets reduce the risk of death by 37%.

2; Helmets reduce the risk of head injury by 69%. 3,4. A traffic collision, also called a motor vehicle collision or car accident, occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree, pole or building.

Traffic collisions often result in injury, disability, death, and property damage as well as financial costs to both society and the individuals involved.

USW at Virginia Ave View on Map: On US (Virginia Ave) in the County of Giles from Island St; USE/W to Davis Ave; FRN/S, motorists can expect potential delays in this area from 04/29/19 at AM until 08/21/20 at PM due to bridge work.

The west right lane and right shoulder are closed. Motor Vehicle Occupant Death Rates by State (January ) Motor Vehicle Occupant Deaths in States, (January ) CDC MMWR: Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths in Metropolitan Areas — United States, (July ) Map: Motor vehicle crash death rates for the 50 most populous metropolitan statistical areas, Inthe economic cost of motor vehicle crashes to the United States totaled $ billion, equaling % of the real US Gross Domestic Product in (NHTSA, ) In Canada, economic losses caused by traffic collision-related health care costs and lost productivity are at least $10 billion annually.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Seat Belt Use in -- Overall Results (HS), Seat belt use in reached percent, up from percent in ; this was a statistically significant increase at the level.

Comparison of VMT Fatality Rates in U.S. States and in High-Income Countries, Traffic fatality rates per million VMT in are. “Think of all the things that we do to make sure people don’t die from motor-vehicle accidents.

We have air bags, speed limits, cops giving out tickets for speed violations. Motor vehicle safety has been described as one of the 10 great public health achievements in the United States in the past decade,1 with car manufacturers and highway engineers making significant improvements to car and roadway safety features.2 Despite these improvements, traffic fatalities remain one of the leading causes of death in the United States,3 with an estimated 32.

The General Assembly has posted the motor vehicle code online, along with the rest of the Virginia code. You might be interested in Chapter 8, Regulation of is the section that contains all of the traffic laws in the state. Other sections refer to titling and registering vehicles, driver's licenses, motor vehicle dealers, and penalties for violating the laws.

Further information on cost estimates of motor-vehicle crashes is available in The Economic Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes, (2). Copies are available through the Distribution Office, RoomNHTSA, 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC References.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Traffic. fatality facts. The United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) released a new study, “The Economic and Societal Impact of Motor Vehicle Crashes, ,” on that examines the financial impact car accidents have in America.

According to the study, the price tag for car accidents on America’s roads and .Inthere w people killed, million were injured, and 24 million vehicles were damaged in motor vehicle crashes in the United States. The economic costs of these crashes totaled $ billion. Included in these losses are lost productivity.Related Crash Data Background.

The Traffic Records Management, Reporting and Analysis Division of the Virginia Highway Safety Office (VAHSO) manages the states' highway safety traffic records information system that houses millions of traffic crash records.

Data that is collected, stored and analyzed by this Division is used for problem identification and resolution .