This is a book about road safety issues, mainly concerned with road accident data collection, analyses, monitoring, and countermeasure evaluations. The statistical and econometric techniques developed by the author and used in this book can also be used to collect data and monitor, analyze, and evaluate many public programs in the social sciences, health, engineering, and humanities fields.
Mohammed Ohidul Haque, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Econometrics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei. He is a professional applied statistician and econometrician and a pioneer and major exponent in the analysis of road accident data. He has been Chief Econometrician at the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Head of the Evaluation and Statistical Services Section of VicRoads, and Chief Executive Director of the International Institute of Business and Social Studies.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Accident Statistics for the Shire of Melton Chapter 3 A Review of Serious Road Casualty Data Chapter 4 Estimation of Sample Size for the Comparison of Accident Risks Based on an Exposure Survey Chapter 5 Developing Road Safety Countermeasure Initiatives Using Road Fatality Data Chapter 6 A Short-term Accident Monitoring System: A Case Study for Victoria Chapter 7 Evaluation of Some Major Statewide Police Initiatives Chapter 8 Methods of Evaluation of Implemented Road Safety Laws Chapter 9 Evaluation of Implemented Road Safety Countermeasures Using Intervention Time Series Analysis Chapter 10 Detailed Analyses of the Victorian Zero Bac Legislation on Serious Casualty Accidents Chapter 11 Evaluation of the Demerit Points System in Deterring Traffic Offenses Chapter 12 Unemployment and Road Fatalities Chapter 13 Cost of Road Accidents Chapter 14 Risk Analysis in Road Safety Chapter 15 Conclusions