2007 Research Publications

Accessible Pedestrian Signals: A Guide To Best Practices. National Cooperative Highway Research Program Web-Only Document 117A. D.L. Harkey, D. Carter, J. Barlow, B.L. Bentzen. Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board, 2007.
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Addressing Behavioral Elements in Traffic Safety: A Recommended Approach. R.D. Foss. In Improving Traffic Safety Culture in the United States: The Journey Forward. Washington, D.C.: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 2007.
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Automated Enforcement: A Compendium of Worldwide Evaluations of Results. L. E. Decina, L.J. Thomas, R. Srinivasan, and L. Staplin. Washington, D.C.: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2007. Report No. DOT HS 810 763.
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Bicyclist Intersection Safety Index. D.L. Carter, W.W. Hunter, C.V. Zegeer, J.R. Stewart, and H. Huang. In Transportation Research Record No. 2031, Pedestrians and Bicycles. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2007. p. 18-24.

Characteristics Related to Midblock Pedestrian-Vehicle Crashes and Potential Treatments. L. Sandt and C.V. Zegeer. In Transportation Research Record No. 1982, Pedestrians and Bicycles. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2007. p. 113-121.

Development of an Intersection Prioritization Tool for Accessible Pedestrian Signal Installation. D.L. Carter, D.L. Harkey, J.M. Barlow, and B.L. Bentzen. In Transportation Research Record No. 1982, Pedestrians and Bicycles. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2007. p. 13-20.

Do States Upgrading to Primary Enforcement of Safety Belt Laws Experience Increased Daytime and Nighttime Belt Use? S.V. Masten. Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 39, No. 6, 2007. p. 1131-1139.

The Effects of Changing to Primary Enforcement on Daytime and Nighttime Seat Belt Use. Traffic Safety Facts - Research Note No. HS-810 743. S.V.Masten. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Statistics and Analysis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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The Effects of Graduated Driver Licensing on Hospitalization Rates and Charges for 16-and 17-Year-Olds in North Carolina. L.H. Margolis, S.V. Masten, and R.D. Foss. Traffic Injury Prevention, Vol.8, No.1, 2007, p. 35 - 38.

Estimating Safety Benefits of Shoulder Rumble Strips on Two-Lane Rural Highways in Minnesota. R.B. Patel, F.M. Council, and M.S. Griffith. Transportation Research Record 2019, Statistical Methods, Safety Data, Analysis and Evaluation 2007. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2007. p. 205-211.

An Expert System for Recommending Speed Limits in Speed Zones. R.Srinivasan, principal investigator. NCHRP Research Results Digest 318. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2007. Note: This is decision-support tool software, which may be downloaded as an .ISO image.
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A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Young Drivers. Guidance for Implementation of the AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan. Volume 19. NCHRP Report 500. A. Goodwin, R.D.Foss J. Sohn, and D. Mayhew. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, 2007.
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Guidelines For Accessible Pedestrian Signals: Final Report. National Cooperative Highway Research Program Web-Only Document 117B. D.L. Harkey, D. Carter, J. Barlow, B.L. Bentzen, L. Myers, A.Scott. Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board. 2007.
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Improving Graduated Driver Licensing Systems: A Conceptual Approach And Its Implications. R.D. Foss.  Journal of Safety Research,   Vol. 38, No.2, 2007. p.185-192.

Index for Assessing Pedestrian Safety at Intersections. C.V. Zegeer, D.L. Carter, W.W. Hunter, J.R. Stewart, H. Huang, A. Do, and L. Sandt. In Transportation Research Record No. 1982, Pedestrians and Bicycles. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2007. p. 76-83.

Model Minimum Inventory of Roadway Elements. MMIRE. F.M. Council, D. L. Harkey, D.L. Carter, B. White. Report no. FHWA- HRT-07-046. McLean, VA: Federal Highway Administration, 2007.
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National Center for Safe Routes to School. Annual Report, 2006-2007. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, 2007.
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Observational Analysis of Pedestrian, Bicyclist and Motorist Behaviors at Roundabouts in the United States. D.L. Harkey and D.L. Carter. In Transportation Research Record No. 1982, Pedestrians and Bicycles. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2007. p. 155-165.

Pedestrian and Bicyclist Intersection Safety Indices: User Guide. D. L. Carter, W.W. Hunter, C.V. Zegeer, et al. Report No. FHWA- HRT-06-130 McLean, VA: Federal Highway Administration, 2007.
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Pedestrian Road Safety Audit Guidelines And Prompt Lists. M. Gibbs, L. Sandt S. Rocchi, E. Wilson, , M. Lipinski.. Report Number FHWA-SA-07-007. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration, 2007.
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Roundabouts in the United States . NCHRP Report No. 572. Rodegerdts, L.M., Harkey, D.L. Carter, et al. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2007.
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Safe Routes to School: Bringing Together Transportation and Public Health. S. L. Martin, N. Pullen-Seufert, R. Moeti. ITE Journal, Vol. 77, No. 9, 2007. p. 38-41.

Safe Routes to School: Roles and Resources for Transportation Professionals. L. Marchetti, K.Jones, N. Pullen-Seufert. ITE Journal, Vol. 77 No. 9, 2007. p. 16-21.

Safe Routes to School Guide. M. Scully. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, 2007.
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Tribal School Zones Safety Video Toolkit. Final Report. M.Scully, K. Jones, and M.Daul. Report No. FHWA- FLH-07-002 McLean, VA: Federal Highway Administration, 2007.
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The Walking School Bus: Combining Safety, Fun and the Walk to School . N. Pullen-Seufert and L. Marchetti. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, 2007.
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