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  • The effects of vehicle redesign on the risk of driver death

    Farmer, Charles M.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    September 2014

    Abstract
  • Methods for estimating driver death rates by vehicle make and series

    Farmer, Charles M.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    June 2011

    Abstract
  • Trends over time in the risk of driver death: What if vehicle designs had not improved?

    Farmer, Charles M.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    December 2006

    Abstract
  • Use and misuse of motor-vehicle crash death rates in assessing highway safety performance

    O'Neill, Brian; Kyrychenko, Sergey Y.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    December 2006

    Abstract
  • Highway safety – a review of progress

    O'Neill, Brian
    RCAR Newsletter
    March 2005

    Abstract
  • Temporal factors in motor vehicle crash deaths

    Farmer, Charles M.; Williams, Allan F.
    Injury Prevention
    February 2005

    Abstract
  • Improving U.S. highway safety: Have we taken the right road?

    O'Neill, Brian
    TR News
    July-August 2005

    Abstract
  • Reflections on the highway safety field

    Williams, Allan F.
    Injury Prevention
    December 2004

    Abstract
  • Working with the media to promote safer roads and vehicles

    O'Neill, Brian
    Proceedings of the 2004 Road Safety, Research, Policing, and Education Conference (CD-ROM)
    2004

    Abstract
  • Race, Hispanic origin, and socioeconomic status in relation to motor vehicle occupant death rates and risk factors among adults

    Braver, Elisa R.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    May 2003

    Abstract
  • Trends in fatal crashes involving female drivers, 1975-1998

    Mayhew, Daniel R.; Ferguson, Susan A.; Desmond, Katharine J.; Simpson, Herbert M.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    May 2003

    Abstract
  • Reliability of police-reported information for determining crash and injury severity

    Farmer, Charles M.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    March 2003

    Abstract
  • Motor vehicle safety: recent accomplishments and future challenges

    Jones, Erika Z.; Ferguson, Susan A.
    2003 Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation
    March 2003

    Abstract
  • The World Bank's Global Road Safety Partnership

    O'Neill, Brian; Mohan, Dinesh; Breen, Jeanne; Koonstra, Matthijs J.; Mackay, Murry; Roberts, Ian; Ryan, G. Anthony
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    September 2002

    Abstract
  • Reducing motor vehicle crash deaths and injuries in newly motorising countries

    O'Neill, Brian; Mohan, Dinesh
    British Medical Journal
    May 2002

    Abstract
  • Accidents or crashes: highway safety and William Haddon, Jr.

    O'Neill, Brian
    Contingencies
    January/February 2002

    Abstract
  • Highway safety: the public health approach to the problem

    O'Neill, Brian
    International Symposium on Traffic Safety and Insurance
    January 2002

    Abstract
  • Reducing motor vehicle crash losses: what automobile insurers can and cannot do

    O'Neill, Brian
    International Symposium on Traffic Safety and Insurance
    January 2002

    Abstract
  • Driver death rates by vehicle make and series with adjustments for driver age and gender

    Farmer, Charles M.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    October 2001

    Abstract
  • Barriers and opportunities in reducing motor vehicle injuries

    Williams, Allan F.
    Injury Prevention
    June 2001

    Abstract
  • Role of advocacy, education, and training in reducing motor vehicle crash losses

    O'Neill, Brian
    Proceedings of WHO Meeting to Develop a 5-year Strategy for Road Traffic Injury Prevention
    April 2001

    Abstract
  • The Haddon matrix: its contribution to injury prevention and control

    Williams, Allan F.
    Readings in Injury Prevention and Control: Proceedings of the Third National Conference on Injury Prevention and Control
    2000

    Abstract
  • Comment on occupant and licensing interventions

    Williams, Allan F.
    American Journal of Preventive Medicine
    1999

    Abstract
  • Trends in motor vehicle fatalities

    Farmer, Charles M.
    Journal of Safety Research
    Spring 1997

    Abstract
  • Highway safety

    O'Neill, Brian
    Encyclopedia of the Consumer Movement
    1997

    Abstract
  • Methods and computations for "Driver death rates by make and series: 1990-94 models"

    Greene, Michael A.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    December 1996

    Abstract
  • Visual field deficits and motor vehicle crashes

    Teed, Nancy J.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    May 1996

    Abstract
  • Traffic accidents and daylight saving time (letter to the editor)

    Ferguson, Susan A.
    New England Journal of Medicine
    1996

    Abstract
  • Daylight saving time and motor vehicle crashes: the reduction in pedestrian and vehicle occupant fatalities

    Ferguson, Susan A.; Preusser, David F.; Lund, Adrian K.; Zador, Paul L.; Ulmer, Robert G.
    American Journal of Public Health
    January 1995

    Abstract
  • Sun visors and head injury protection in Australia and the United States

    Nolan, Joseph M.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    January 1995

    Abstract
  • Progress in transport safety: the U.S. experience

    O'Neill, Brian
    Fourth Westminister Lecture on Transportation Safety
    1993

    Abstract
  • Injury control: what psychologists can contribute

    Williams, Allan F.; Lund, Adrian K.
    American Psychologist
    August 1992

    Abstract
  • Seven County Crash Investigations

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    April 1992

    Abstract
  • The Injury Fact Book

    Baker, Susan P.; O'Neill, Brian; Ginsburg, Marvin J; Li, Guohua
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    1992

    Abstract
  • Head protection offered by automobile sun visors

    Digges, Kennerly H.; Powell, Michael R.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Lestina, Diane C.
    Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
    1992

    Abstract
  • Computing fatality rates by make and series of passenger cars: 1984-88 models

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    April 1991

    Abstract
  • A review of road accident statistics (book review)

    Lund, Adrian K.
    Journal of Forensic Sciences
    January 1990

    Abstract
  • Comparisons of the thoracic trauma index with other models

    Shaibani, Saami; Baum, Herbert M.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1990

    Abstract
  • Computing fatality rates by make and series of passenger cars

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    November 1989

    Abstract
  • Driver age and crash involvement

    Williams, Allan F.; Carsten, Oliver
    American Journal of Public Health
    March 1989

    Abstract
  • Defining the problem: a conflictual priority

    Williams, Allan F.; O'Neill, Brian
    Proceedings of the Third World Congress of the International Road Safety Organization
    1989

    Abstract
  • Occupational motor vehicle injury morbidity among municipal employees

    Runyan, Carol W.; Baker, Susan P.
    Journal of Occupational Medicine
    November 1988

    Abstract
  • County mapping of injury mortality

    Baker, Susan P.; Whitfield, Randy A.; O'Neill, Brian
    The Journal of Trauma
    June 1988

    Abstract
  • Factors affecting U.S. motor vehicle injuries in the 1980s and beyond

    Williams, Allan F.
    Invited Speakers Papers -- Road Traffic Safety Seminar
    1988

    Abstract
  • Comparison of passenger vehicle and truck crash rates on toll roads

    Preusser, David F.; Stein, Howard S.
    ITE Journal
    December 1987

    Abstract
  • Geographic variations in mortality from motor vehicle crashes

    Baker, Susan P.; Whitfield, Randy A.; O'Neill, Brian
    New England Journal of Medicine
    May 28, 1987

    Abstract
  • Changing patterns in motor vehicle crash mortality: 1940-1980

    Whitfield, Randy A.; Fife, Daniel
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1987

    Abstract
  • Motor vehicle trauma in Northeastern Ohio: I. incidence and outcome by age, sex, and road use category

    Barancik, Jerome I.; Chatterjee, Barbara F.; Greene-Cradden, Yvonne C.; Michenzi, Elana M.; Kramer, Caroline F.; Thode, Henry C., Jr.; Fife, Daniel
    American Journal of Epidemiology
    1986

    Abstract
  • Northeastern Ohio trauma study: V. burn injury

    Chatterjee, Barbara F.; Barancik, Jerome I; Fratianne, Richard B; Waltz, Robert C; Fife, Daniel
    The Journal of Trauma
    1986

    Abstract
  • Anatomic location of spinal cord injury: relationship to the cause of injury

    Fife, Daniel; Kraus, Jess F.
    Spine
    1986

    Abstract
  • Workshop on injury risk groups and determinants

    Fife, Daniel
    Public Health Reports
    November 1985

    Abstract
  • Incidence, external causes, and outcomes of work-related brain injuries in males

    Kraus, Jess F.; Fife, Daniel
    Journal of Occupational Medicine
    October 1985

    Abstract
  • Improved methods for estimating the effect of safety measures

    University of Toronto, Canada
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    May 1985

    Abstract
  • Northeastern Ohio trauma study: III. incidence of fractures

    Fife, Daniel; Barancik Jerome I
    Annals of Emergency Medicine
    March 1985

    Abstract
  • Discrepancies in vehicular crash injury reporting: Northeastern Ohio trauma study IV

    Barancik, Jerome I.; Fife, Daniel
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1985

    Abstract
  • The statistics of trauma

    O'Neill, Brian
    The Biomechanics of Trauma
    1985

    Abstract
  • Projected mortality from injuries

    Whitfield, Randy A.; Zador, Paul L.; Fife, Daniel
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1985

    Abstract
  • An analysis of road traffic fatalities in Delhi, India

    Mohan, Dinesh; Bawa, P.S.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1985

    Abstract
  • Northeastern Ohio trauma study: II. injury rates by age, sex and cause

    Fife, Daniel.; Barancik, Jerome I; Chatterjee, Barbara F.
    American Journal of Public Health
    May 1984

    Abstract
  • Recent trends in motor vehicle crash deaths

    O'Neill, Brian
    The Quarterly/Journal
    April 1984

    Abstract
  • The Injury Fact Book

    Baker, Susan P.; O'Neill, Brian; Karpf, Ronald S.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    1984

    Abstract
  • Objective: saving lives -- insurers work for safer highways

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Insurance Review
    1984

    Abstract
  • The relation between motor vehicle accident deaths and economic activity

    Joksch, Hans C.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1984

    Abstract
  • Medical data and injuries (editorial)

    Baker, Susan P.
    American Journal of Public Health
    July 1983

    Abstract
  • Northeastern Ohio trauma study: I. magnitude of the problem

    Barancik, Jerome I.; Chatterjee, Barbara F.; Greene, Yvonne C.; Michenzi, Elana M.; Fife, Daniel
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    July 1983

    Abstract
  • Approaches to prevention of injuries

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    May 20, 1983

    Abstract
  • Injuries: Causes, Control Strategies, and Public Policy

    Robertson, Leon S.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    1983

    Abstract
  • Fatal occupational injuries

    Baker, Susan P.; Samkoff, Judith S.; Fisher, Russell S.; Van Buren, Carol B.
    Journal of the American Medical Association
    August 13, 1982

    Abstract
  • Haddon disputes Innes's safety analysis (letter)

    Haddon, William Jr.
    NAFA Bulletin
    August 1982

    Abstract
  • Passive and active measures for controlling disease and injury: the role of health psychologists

    Williams, Allan F.
    Health Psychology
    June 1982

    Abstract
  • The incidence of hospital-treated facial injuries from vehicles

    Karlson, Trudy A.
    The Journal of Trauma
    April 1982

    Abstract
  • How to make driving safer

    Kelley Albert Benjamin
    Business and Society Review
    Spring 1982

    Abstract
  • Highway carnage: it can be cured

    Kelley, Albert Benjamin
    The Journal of Insurance
    1982

    Abstract
  • Reducing auto crash costs

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Independent Agent
    December 1981

    Abstract
  • Foreword to "The Incidence and Economic Costs of Major Health Impairments"

    Haddon, William Jr.
    The Incidence and Economic Costs of Major Health Impairments: A Comparative Analysis of Cancer, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Coronary Heart Disease, and Stroke
    1981

    Abstract
  • Injury control

    Haddon, William Jr.; Baker, Susan P.
    Preventive and Community Medicine
    1972, 1981

    Abstract
  • The incidence and economic costs of cancer, motor vehicle injuries, coronary heart disease and stroke: a comparative analysis

    Hartunian, Nelson S.; Smart, Charles N.; Thompson, Mark S.
    American Journal of Public Health
    December 1980

    Abstract
  • An overview of the on-road crash experience of utility vehicles (highlights of the technical report)

    Snyder, Richard G.; McDole, Thomas L.; Ladd, William M.; Minahan, Daniel J.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    February 1980

    Abstract
  • The basic strategies for reducing damage from hazards of all kinds

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Hazard Prevention
    September/October 1980

    Abstract
  • Advances in the epidemiology of injuries as a basis for public policy

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Public Health Reports
    September - October 1980

    Abstract
  • Options for the prevention of motor vehicle crash injury

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Israel Journal of Medical Sciences
    1980

    Abstract
  • Who bought the cars in which people are injured? An exploratory study

    Baker, Susan P.
    American Journal of Public Health
    January 1979

    Abstract
  • Injury prevention

    Baker, Susan P.; Dietz, Park Elliott
    Healthy People: The Surgeon General's Report on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; Background Papers
    1979

    Abstract
  • Occupant protection in interior impacts -- an analysis of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 201

    Williams, Allan F.; Wong, Jackson C.; O'Neill, Brian
    Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the American Association for Automotive Medicine
    1979

    Abstract
  • The epidemiology and prevention of injuries, Chapter 28

    Baker, Susan P.; Dietz, Park Elliott
    Management of Trauma
    1979

    Abstract
  • Quadriplegia and other motor vehicle injuries: some implications and choices for motor vehicle manufacturers

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    July 1978

    Abstract
  • Identifying strategies and tactics for injury control

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Proceedings of the First Health and Safety Seminar
    1978

    Abstract
  • Epidemiologic features of head and spinal cord injury

    Kraus, Jess F.
    Advances in Neurology
    1978

    Abstract
  • Motor vehicle injuries: causes and amelioration

    Robertson, Leon S.
    Public Health Review
    June 1977

    Abstract
  • Injuries due to accidents: an epidemiological study

    Baker, Susan P.; Sebai, Zohair; Haddon, William Jr.
    Journal of Jordanian Medicine
    October 1976

    Abstract
  • Increased motor vehicle crash protection: public preferences and willingness to pay

    Robertson, Leon S.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    August 1976

    Abstract
  • Whose behavior in what health marketplace?

    Robertson, Leon S.
    Consumer Behavior in the Health Marketplace: A Symposium Proceedings
    1976

    Abstract
  • The costs of motor vehicle-related spinal cord injuries

    Smart, Charles N.; Sanders, Claudia R.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    1976

    Abstract
  • Foreword to "The Costs of Motor Vehicle Related Spinal Cord Injuries"

    Haddon, William Jr.
    The Costs of Motor Vehicle Related Spinal Cord Injuries
    1976

    Abstract
  • Perspective on a current public health controversy (editorial)

    Haddon, William Jr.
    American Journal of Public Health
    December 1975

    Abstract
  • A critical appraisal of the applicability of benefit-cost analysis to highway traffic safety

    Joksch, Hans C.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    June 1975

    Abstract
  • Evaluating motor vehicle safety performance standards

    O'Neill, Brian; Kelley, Albert Benjamin; Wong, Jackson C.
    Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress on Automotive Safety
    June 1975

    Abstract
  • Are some public health problems more equal than others? (editoral)

    Kelley, Albert Benjamin
    American Journal of Public Health
    February 1975

    Abstract
  • Reducing the damage of motor-vehicle use

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Technology Review
    July-August 1975

    Abstract
  • Determinants of injury and opportunities for intervention

    Baker, Susan P.
    American Journal of Epidemiology
    1975

    Abstract
  • Behavioral research and strategies in public health: a demur

    Robertson, Leon S.
    Social Science and Medicine
    1975

    Abstract
  • Prior violation records of 1,447 drivers involved in fatal crashes

    Robertson, Leon S.; Baker, Susan P.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1975

    Abstract
  • The fatal crash reduction program: a reevaluation

    Williams, Allan F.; Robertson, Leon S.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1975

    Abstract
  • 120,000,000 cars: a look at the law's failure to cope with highway killing

    Fulmer Dan
    Student Lawyer
    October 1974

    Abstract
  • Reducing injuries and their results: the scientific approach

    Baker, Susan P.; Haddon, William Jr.
    The Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly/Health and Society
    Fall 1974

    Abstract
  • Damage to people and property associated with motor vehicle use: a failure of ecologic understanding and application

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    June 1974

    Abstract
  • Epidemiologia de los accidentes (The epidemiology of injuries)

    Baker, Susan P.; Haddon, William Jr.
    Tribuna Medica--Revision
    May 10, 1974

    Abstract
  • Strategy of preventive medicine -- passive v. active approaches to reducing human wastage (editorial)

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Newsletter of the American College of Preventive Medicine
    April 1974

    Abstract
  • Costs, benefits, effectiveness and safety: setting the record straight

    O'Neill, Brian; Kelley, Albert Benjamin
    SAE Technical Paper Series 740988
    1974

    Abstract
  • Some hard data relative to highway losses in damaged people and property and changes that might result from the energy shortage

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    December 1973

    Abstract
  • Exploring the options

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Research Directions Toward the Reduction of Injury in the Young and the Old
    1973

    Abstract
  • Energy damage and the ten countermeasure strategies

    Haddon, William Jr.
    The Journal of Trauma
    1973

    Abstract
  • Injury control: accident prevention and other approaches to reduction of injury

    Baker, Susan P.
    Preventive Medicine and Public Health
    1972

    Abstract
  • A logical framework for categorizing highway safety phenomena and activity

    Haddon, William Jr.
    The Journal of Trauma
    1972

    Abstract
  • Approaching the reduction of road losses -- replacing guesswork with logic, specificity and scientifucally determined fact

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Papers Presented at the National Road Safety Symposium
    1972

    Abstract
  • Road safety problems and action programs -- the U.S. approach

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Papers Presented at the National Road Safety Symposium
    1972

    Abstract
  • The injury problem

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    June 1971

    Abstract
  • Research note: digit preference in reported time of collision

    Baker, Susan P.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1971

    Abstract
  • Reducing highway losses: a logical framework for categorizing highway safety phenomena and activity

    Haddon, William Jr.; Kelley Albert Benjamin
    Insurance Law Proceedings, Property and Liability Meeting, Section of Insurance Negligence and Compensation Law
    1971

    Abstract
  • Why the issue is loss reduction rather than only crash prevention

    Haddon, William Jr.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 700196
    May 1970

    Abstract
  • Approaching the epidemiology of head injury (editorial)

    Haddon, William Jr.
    The Journal of Trauma
    1970

    Abstract
  • On the escape of tigers: an ecologic note

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Technology Review
    1970

    Abstract
  • Highway losses--nature's plan or man's folly?

    Kelley, Albert Benjamin
    Concepts
    1970

    Abstract
  • How government does--and doesn't--work

    Kelley, Albert Benjamin
    Key Issues in Highway Loss Reduction
    1970

    Abstract
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety officials look at strategies for cutting highway losses

    Haddon, William Jr.; Kelley, Albert Benjamin
    The National Underwriter
    October 1969

    Abstract
  • Highway safety -- the new era

    Hricko, Andrew R.
    Federation of Insurance Counsel Quarterly
    Summer 1969

    Abstract
  • Our unsafe highways - a national challenge

    Haddon, William Jr.
    The Journal of Insurance Information
    1969

    Abstract
  • The changing approach to the epidemiology, prevention and amelioration of trauma: the transition to approaches etiologically rather than descriptively based

    Haddon, William Jr.
    American Journal of Public Health
    August 1968

    Abstract
  • The precrash, crash and postcrash parts of the highway safety program

    Haddon, William Jr.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 680237
    February 1968

    Abstract
  • The prevention of accidents

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Preventive Medicine
    1967

    Abstract
  • And sudden death

    Furnas, J.C.
    Reader's Digest
    October 1966

    Abstract
  • Assessing the efficacy of accident countermeasures

    Haddon, William Jr.; Klein, David
    Traffic Quarterly
    July 1965

    Abstract
  • Toward a science of accident research

    Haddon, William Jr.; Suchman, Edward A.; Klein, David
    Research Review
    September 1964

    Abstract
  • Accident Research: Methods and Approaches

    Haddon, William Jr.; Suchman, Edward A.; Klein, David
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    1964

    Abstract
  • Approaches to the Reduction of Motor Vehicle Injuries

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Address to Conference of Brazilian Traffic Authorities, Engineers, Doctors and Insurance Company Executives
    March

    Abstract
  • Occupationally related deaths among oil workers in Louisiana (1973-1978)

    Hearn, S.; Allegra, D.; Salamone, B.; Clemmer, D.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    December 1981 (draft report)

    Abstract
  • Driver injury in automobile accidents involving certain car models: an update

    Campbell, B.J.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    August 1974 (revised) 1970

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