NCHRP Synthesis 348: Improving the Safety of Older Road Users
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NCHRP Synthesis 348:
Improving the Safety of Older Road Users
(2005)
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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 348: Improving the Safety of Older Road Users examines programs and policies in place across the country to improve the safety and mobility of older road users. The report documents a range of strategies and related programs under way in roadway engineering, driver licensing, public information and education, and enforcement and adjudication.

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113 pages | 8.5 x 11
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Front Matter i-ix
Summary 1-2
Synthesis Objective and Scope 3-4
Synthesis Approach 5-5
Organization of Report 6-7
Federal Government Initiatives 8-10
Other National Initiatives 11-11
Other Published Literature 12-12
Summary 13-13
Other National Initiatives 14-15
State and Local Initiatives 16-17
State Survey Results 18-19
Summary 20-21
Federal Government Initiatives 22-22
Other National Initiatives 23-23
State and Local Initiatives 24-26
State Department of Transportation Survey Results 27-29
Summary 30-30
Federal Government Initiatives 31-31
State Initiatives 32-34
State Department of Motor Vehicle Survey Results 35-37
Summary 38-38
Other National Initiatives 39-45
State and Local Initiatives 46-47
Highway Safety Office and State Unit on Aging Survey Results 48-50
Summary 51-52
Federal Government and National Initiatives 53-54
State Survey Results 55-55
Summary 56-57
Michigan 58-58
Summary 59-59
Chapter Nine - Conclusions 60-61
References 62-64
Appendix A - State DOT Survey 65-69
Appendix B - State DOT Survey Results for Planning for Older Road Users 70-73
Appendix C - State DOT Survey Results for Engineering for Older Road Users 74-79
Appendix D - State Motor Vehicle Department Survey 80-83
Appendix E - State Motor Vehicle Department Survey Results 84-89
Appendix F - State Highway Safety Office Survey 90-92
Appendix G - State Highway Safety Office Survey Results 93-97
Appendix H - State Unit on Aging Survey 98-100
Appendix I - State Unit on Aging Survey Results 101-103
Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications 104-104

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