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arms race on American roads

Michelle J. White

arms race on American roads

the effect of heavy vehicles on traffic safety and the failure of liability rules

by Michelle J. White

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- United States -- Crashworthiness.,
  • Sport utility vehicles -- United States -- Crashworthiness.,
  • Traffic accidents -- United States -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEffect of heavy vehicles on traffic safety and the failure of liability rules
    StatementMichelle J. White.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9302, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9302.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22445931M

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THE “ARMS RACE” ON AMERICAN ROADS: THE EFFECT OF SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS ON TRAFFIC SAFETY* MICHELLE J. WHITE University of California, San Diego Abstract Drivers have been running an “arms race” on American roads by buying increas-ingly large vehicles such as sport utility vehicles and light trucks.

But large vehicles. Drivers have been running an 'arms race' on American roads by buying increasingly heavy vehicles such as SUVs, vans and light trucks. Families view large vehicles as providing better protection to their own occupants if a crash occurs, but these vehicles pose an increased danger to occupants of smaller vehicles and to pedestrians and bicyclists.

Drivers have been running an “arms race” on American roads by buying increasingly large vehicles such as sport utility vehicles and light trucks. But large vehicles pose an increased danger to occupants of smaller vehicles and to pedestrians, bicyclists, and by: The "arms race" on American roads: the effect of heavy vehicles on traffic safety and the failure of liability rules Author: Michelle J White ; National Bureau of Economic Research.

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