Browsing by Subject "Traffic safety"

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  • Sapp, Dona; Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2012-05)
    In 2010, 1,045 bicyclists were involved in Indiana motor vehicle collisions, a 7 percent increase from 2009 (975). Approximately 9 percent of these individuals experienced serious or life threatening injuries, with 14 ...
  • Nagle, Matthew (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009)
    This issue brief examines the effects of cell phone use on driving behavior and crash risk. Since Indiana only recently implemented a law banning drivers under age 18 from using a cell phone while driving, this brief ...
  • Stone, Cynthia (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Health Policy, 2013)
  • Newby, Bill (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2011-03)
    Since 2007, the Center for Criminal Justice Research (CCJR) at the IU Public Policy Institute has partnered with the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) to analyze Indiana motor vehicle collision data maintained by ...
  • Thelin, Rachel; Sapp, Dona (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2008-05)
    Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in the United States for children between the ages of two and 14. In Indiana, over 5,000 child injuries occurred in motor vehicle collisions in 2007, 49 of which were ...
  • Lisby, Kathy J.; Nagle, Matthew; Newby, Bill; Nunn, Samuel; Sapp, Dona (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2008)
    Designing and implementing effective traffic safety policies requires data-driven analysis of traffic collisions. To help in the policy-making process, CCJR collaborates each year with the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute ...
  • Sapp, Dona; Newby, Bill; Nagle, Matthew; Nunn, Samuel; Lisby, Kathy J. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009)
    Indiana Crash Facts 2008 provides a detailed summary of 2008 traffic collision statistics and trends. This book, along with a series of annual traffic fact sheets on select topics, is used to inform the public, as well ...
  • Sapp, Dona; Nunn, Samuel; Nagle, Matthew; Newby, Bill; Lisby, Kathy J. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2011)
    Designing and implementing effective traffic safety policies requires data-driven analysis of traffic collisions. To help in the policy-making process, the Center for Criminal Justice Research (CCJR) collaborates annually ...
  • Sapp, Dona; Nunn, Samuel; Newby, Bill; Nagle, Matthew; Lisby, Kathy J. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2012)
    Designing and implementing effective traffic safety policies requires data-driven analysis of traffic collisions. To help in the policy-making process, the Center for Criminal Justice Research (CCJR) collaborates annually ...
  • Sapp, Dona; Nagle, Matthew; Newby, Bill; Nunn, Samuel; Lisby, Kathy J. (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010)
    Indiana Crash Facts 2009 provides a detailed summary of 2009 traffic collision statistics and trends. This book, along with a series of annual traffic fact sheets on select topics, is used to inform the public, as well as ...
  • Nunn, Samuel (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2008-06)
    In 2007, alcohol-related collisions in Indiana (9,942) produced 232 fatal crashes, killing 253 individuals. Therefore, less than three percent of all crashes generated 28.2 percent of Indiana’s 898 traffic fatalities in ...
  • Nagle, Matthew (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2009-06)
    This fact sheet provides summary data on Indiana traffic collisions involving alcohol. Included are general trends in collision outcomes, the incidence of alcohol-related driving by vehicle type and driver age, county level ...
  • Nagle, Matthew (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010-06)
    In 2009, 157 (24.9 percent) of 631 fatal collisions and 168 (24.3 percent) of 692 fatalities in Indiana involved alcohol. Nationally in 2008, 11,773 people were killed in traffic collisions where at least one driver involved ...
  • Nagle, Matthew (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2011-06)
    In Indiana and across the nation, rates of fatal crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers decreased steadily since 2001 and at a greater rate since 2006. Fatalities resulting from traffic crashes involving drivers ...
  • Nunn, Samuel (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2012-06)
    In 2011, alcohol-impaired driving in Indiana was linked to 140 fatalities (increase from 135 fatalities in 2010) and more than 2,000 injuries (decrease from 2,183 injuries in 2010). Alcohol-impaired collisions were less ...
  • Nunn, Samuel (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2013-06)
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines drivers as alcohol-impaired “when their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08 grams per deciliter (g/dL) or higher [and] any fatal crash involving ...
  • Sapp, Dona (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2008-05)
    In 2007, over 5,000 children were injured or killed in Indiana motor vehicle collisions. Approximately seven percent of these injuries were serious or life threatening. This fact sheet summarizes data trends, safety ...
  • Sapp, Dona (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2010-06)
    In 2009, over 4,300 children (ages 0 to 15) were injured or killed in Indiana motor vehicle collisions, a three percent decrease from 2008. Approximately five percent of all children involved in 2009 Indiana collisions ...
  • Sapp, Dona (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2011-06)
    Research has shown that child restraint use (including lap/shoulder safety belts and child safety seats) is the most effective tool for preventing serious and fatal injuries to children who are vehicle occupants in traffic ...
  • Sapp, Dona (IUPUI (Campus). Center for Criminal Justice Research, 2012-06)
    In 2011, 3,989 children (ages 0 to 15) were injured or killed in Indiana motor vehicle collisions. Approximately 6 percent of all children involved in 2011 Indiana collisions experienced serious or life-threatening injuries; ...

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