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Survey of the status of truck safety Brazil, China, Australia, and the United States.
This report reviews the status of truck safety in four countries, Australia, Brazil, China, and the United States. The report describes the role of road freight transportation in each country; characterizes the current level of safety; and identifies the primary safety problems related to trucks...
Service design pre-trip planning and the international visitors attending the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
The 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup, a multi-city event drawing visitors around the world into the existing South African transportation system, provides an opportunity to showcase and learn about the impact of different passenger transport service design strategies. However, bid and subsequent planning...
Estimation of seatbelt and frontal-airbag effectiveness in trucks: U.S. and Chinese perspectives.
The objectives of this study were (1) to estimate the effectiveness of seatbelts and driver airbags for mitigating medium- and heavy-truck driver injuries, and (2) to discuss the implication of these estimates with respect to truck-driving conditions in the U.S. and China. U.S. data showed that...