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NCHRP 20-07/Task 267 [Completed]

Potential for Saving Lives with Various Countermeasures to Meet AASHTO’s New Safety Goal
[ NCHRP 20-07 (Research for AASHTO Standing Committee on Highways) ]

  Project Data
Funds: 75,000
Research Agency: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Principal Investigator: Daniel Carter
Effective Date: 10/16/2008
Completion Date: 7/31/2009

This research will follow up with member departments to identify which of the various strategies that have been applied have had the biggest pay-off in reducing the number of fatalities.  It will also make estimates of the potential for lives saved through advances in motor vehicles over the next two decades either through market forces or NHTSA regulations. The final report has been submitted to AASHTO. (NCHRP Staff: Charles W. Niessner) 

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