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CR 01: Collisions with utility poles

Summary

In a survey of utility pole collisions, information on site characteristics and accident severity was obtained. Randomly-selected samples of sites and vehicles provided control information. An accident-predictor model which identifies accident risk on the basis of site measurements is derived. The model is used in conjunction with estimates of the costs of accidents to show that a number of remedial treatments are warranted.

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Type: Research and Analysis Report
Sub Type: Consultant Report
Author(s): J C Fox, M C Good And P N Joubert
ISBN: 0 642 51010 5
Topics: Economic, Road
Publication Date: 01/06/79