ERIC Number: ED107798
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Highway Safety Program Manual: Volume 9: Identification and Surveillance of Accident Locations.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Volume 9 of the 19-volume Highway Safety Program Manual (which provides guidance to State and local governments on preferred highway safety practices) focuses on identification and surveillance of accident locations. The purpose of the program, its specific objectives, and its relationship with other programs are explored. Federal authority in the area of accident reduction and general policies regarding identification and surveillance programs are outlined. Program development and operations (aspects of coordination, data needs, and corrective action programs) are presented. Criteria for program evaluation and different types of reports (operational, program evaluation, and Federal Highway Administration) are explained. Local government participation is outlined. Appendixes contain the Highway Safety Program Standard Nine, Identification and Surveillance of Accident Locations; a glossary of definitions; references; a list of representative projects; and a list of resource organizations. (NH)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Evaluation Criteria, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Guidelines, Local Government, Objectives, Policy, Program Evaluation, Reports, State Government, State Programs, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Safety
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 5003-00182, $1.55)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.