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Index by Subject

CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX

September 16, 1998
Computer Program Helps Identify Trucking Companies to Target for Roadside Inspection

September 9, 1998
The National Safe Kids Campaign Bicycle Injury Fact Sheet

August 26, 1998
Occupant Protection - Traffic Safety Facts 1996

August 26, 1998
Public Rest Areas Do Not Provide Enough Spaces for Commercial Vehicles

August 26, 1998
9 Safety Tips to Help Protect You and Your Family

July 17, 1998
Speeding Traffic Safety Facts 1996

July 17, 1998
Texas "Vital Signs" Campaign Deemed Successful in Educating Drivers on Traffic Control Devices

July 17, 1998
Canadian and U.S. Truckers May Not Be Getting Enough Sleep

June 25, 1998
Rural Areas - Traffic Safety Facts 1996

June 25, 1998
Missouri Court Requires Older Driver to Take Driving Skills Test

June 25, 1998
Fences of Light May Help Deer and Motorists

May 20, 1998
California's Motorcyclist Training May Decrease Crash and Fatality Rates

May 20, 1998
Motorcycles - Traffic Safety Facts 1996

April 15, 1998
Older Population - Traffic Safety Facts 1996

April 9, 1998
Use of Adapted Vehicles by People with Disabilities Is Increasing

April 9, 1998
Computer-Based Techniques Help Screen Older Drivers for Age-Related Declines in Driving Ability

March 6, 1998
IIHS: Fatality Facts: Roadside Hazards

March 6, 1998
Analysis of Ejection in Fatal Crashes

March 6, 1998
Overview Traffic Safety Facts 1996

February 24, 1998
Are Vehicle Restraints for Children Being Installed and Used Appropriately? Canadian Study Shows They Often Are Not

February 2, 1998
Tree-Second Head Start Gives Pedestrians Advantage at Intersections (IIHS)

February 2, 1998
Press Release: Volvo Attacks a Painful, Expensive Problem: Whiplash

February 2, 1998
Children - Traffic Safety Facts 1996

December 17, 1997
What Would Happen to Crash Injury Rates If Vehicles Were 100 Pounds Lighter?

December 17, 1997
A New Substitute for Studded Tires?

December 17, 1997
NHTSA Warns About Risk of Fire While Filling Portable Gas Containers: DOT Press Release, January 6, 1997

November 19, 1997
Remarks by Secretary Slater at Press Conference Announcing Air Bag On-Off Switches (Washington, DC -- November 18, 1997)

November 19, 1997
DOT Announces New Policy for Air Bag on On-Off Switches (11/18/97)

October 15, 1997
Traffic Circles and Rotaries Slow Speeders and Expedite Traffic

October 15, 1997
Should Commercial Vehicle Traffic Lanes Be Restricted?

September 17, 1997
Those Informative Little Milepost Markers

September 3, 1997
Study Shows That Motorists Drive at Reasonable Speeds

August 14, 1997
North Carolina's Graduated Licensing Law Considered a Good Model

July 25, 1997
Disconnect Vehicle Batteries Safely After a Crash (text of USDOT National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "Research Note"--April 1997)

July 25, 1997
Hawaiian Study Shows Child-Restraint Use Below National Average from 1986-1991

June 24, 1997
Most Injuries from Vehicle Power Windows Are to Children

June 24, 1997
Graduated Licensing

June 4, 1997
Q&A: Helmet Use Laws

May 28, 1997
Motorcycles Fatality Facts

May 28, 1997
Q&A: Large Trucks

May 5, 1997
Pedestrian Fatalities on Interstate Highways: Characteristics and Countermeasures

May 5, 1997
Spring and Fall High-Risk Seasons for Vehicle-Wildlife Collisions

April 30, 1997
Norway Finds Speed Cameras Help Reduce Injury Crashes (from March 22, 1997 Status Report of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)

April 30, 1997
Cell Phone Use May Raise Collision Risk (from March 22, 1997 Status Report of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)

April 27, 1997
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Requests Air-Bag Survivor Stories

April 27, 1997
Young Children Most At-Risk in Off-Road Backing Fatalities

April 17, 1997
April 1997 Consumer Reports Rates New and Used Vehicles

April 17, 1997
Consumer Reports April Issue Helps Buyers Find a Safer Vehicle

March 24, 1997
Motorists Killed in Railroad Crossing Crashes: What Characteristics Do They Share?

March 17, 1997
Photo Radar Slows Speeders: Ontario Publishes Results of Four-Month Preliminary Study

March 10, 1997
Red-Light Violators: What Characteristics Do They Share?

March 1, 1997
Looking Back--FHWA Administrator Wrote about Human Factors and Engineering Safety Considerations

Feb. 20, 1997
President Clinton Unveils New Universal Child Seat Attachment System to Make Installation Safer, Easier: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Press Release, Saturday, February 15, 1997

Feb. 1, 1997
NHTSA Issues Final Rule; Proposes Two Changes to Reduce Air Bag Dangers: DOT Press Release, December 30, 1996

Feb. 1, 1997
NHTSA Announces Comprehensive Plan to Improve Air Bag Technology and Reduce Air Bag Dangers: DOT Press Release, November 22, 1996

Feb. 1, 1997
Lime-Yellow Fire Trucks Safer Than Red: A Conclusion from Four Years of Data

Feb. 1, 1997
Coping with Driver Fatigue

Feb. 1, 1997
Maryland Man Amazed, Angered by Piles of Beer Cans Littering Roadside

Feb. 1, 1997
Drivers Voice Support for Zero Tolerance, Graduated Licensing: Parents of Teenage Children Voice the Strongest Support, Also Favor Driving Curfew

Feb. 1, 1997
Insurance Institute Publishes Vehicle Death Rate Comparisons for 1990-94

Feb. 1, 1997
Improving Highways for Older Drive Use

Feb. 1, 1997
Courts Getting Tough on Drinking Drivers (from Road Injury Litigation Journal)

Feb. 1, 1997
Insurance Institute Video Describes Steps to Airbag Safety


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