Latest Publications and Research on Road Traffic Accidents and Road Safety

Traffic Inj Prev  2020 Jan 30  

Driving with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): High prevalence of OSA risk in drivers who experienced a motor vehicle crash.

Purtle MW, Renner CH, McCann DA, Mallen JC, Spilman SK, Sahr SM

Objective: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a risk factor for motor vehicle crashes (MVC), and patients with diagnosed OSA have a higher likelihood of... Read More

Source: PubMed


Traffic Inj Prev  2020 Jan 30  

Exposure to unsafe mobility: Traveling in the cargo area of pickup trucks in three Mexican cities.

Pérez-Núñez R, Vera-López JD

Objective: To estimate the prevalence of pickup trucks transporting people in the cargo area and to identify factors associated to this behavior in th... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Surg. Res.    

Decreasing Trends in Road Traffic Injury Incidence and Mortality in Nigeria: A Ten-Year Analysis.

Venkatraman C, Olowu O, Turkmani D, Hynan L, Nwariaku FE

Road traffic accidents constitute a significant public health burden in Nigeria. In this study, we aim to (1) characterize the temporal burden of road... Read More

Source: PubMed

Int J Environ Res Public Health    

A Computational Biomechanics Human Body Model Coupling Finite Element and Multibody Segments for Assessment of Head/Brain Injuries in Car-To-Pedestrian Collisions.

Yu C, Wang F, Wang B, Li G, Li F

It has been challenging to efficiently and accurately reproduce pedestrian head/brain injury, which is one of the most important causes of pedestrian ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Sensors (Basel)    

City-Wide Traffic Flow Forecasting Using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network.

Sun S, Wu H, Xiang L

City-wide traffic flow forecasting is a significant function of the Intelligent Transport System (ITS), which plays an important role in city traffic ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Comments

Lonzo Saturday, September 14, 2013

If you are really and truly interested in stoping accidents then I know of one way to do this is to invest in my safety invention and the problem will stop.

Healy_Wells Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Something we have little control over weather. Conditions such as fog, rain and snow increase the chances of an accident. We should take all the recommended and necessary precautions to remain safe when we drive the vehicle in bad weather and follow all safety signs and signals. Safety Signs

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