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Photos:  child with seatbelt,  bearded man putting chains on  old fasioned auto,   drawing of wrecked car.
Photos:
Left
- Proper seat belt use for children,
   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Right: - Elderly man pointing to tire chains,
   Prints& Photographs Division,  Library of Congress.
Bottom - Lightweight car impact & safety simulation,    Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
SCOPE

This guide lists relevant sources of information on automotive safety. Automotive safety may be divided into the areas of accident avoidance and mitigation of injuries. Accident avoidance includes all measures that serve to prevent accidents. The mitigation of injuries includes all measures that help to reduce injuries during accidents. Not intended to be a comprehensive bibliography, this compilation is designed--as the name of the series implies--to put the reader "on target."

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SUBJECT HEADINGS

Subject headings used by the Library of Congress, under which books on automotive safety can be located in most card, book, and online catalogs, include the following:

Highly Relevant

AUTOMOBILES--SAFETY APPLIANCES
AUTOMOBILES--SAFETY MEASURES

Relevant

AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
AUTOMOBILE DRIVER EDUCATION
AUTOMOBILE DRIVING--SAFETY MEASURES
AUTOMOBILE DRIVING AT NIGHT
AUTOMOBILE DRIVING IN BAD WEATHER
AUTOMOBILE DRIVING IN CITIES
AUTOMOBILE DRIVING IN FOG
AUTOMOBILE DRIVING IN RAIN
AUTOMOBILE DRIVING IN WINTER
AUTOMOBILE DRIVING ON MOUNTAIN ROADS
AUTOMOBILES--ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS
AUTOMOBILES--BUMPERS
AUTOMOBILES--COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEMS
AUTOMOBILES--CRASHWORTHINESS
AUTOMOBILES--FIRES AND FIRE PREVENTION
AUTOMOBILES--ROLLOVER PROTECTIVE STRUCTURES
AUTOMOBILES--SEAT BELTS
AUTOMOBILES--STABILITY
AUTOMOBILES--TRACTION
CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS IN AUTOMOBILES
CRASH INJURIES
REFLECTORS (SAFETY DEVICES)
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT VICTIMS
TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
TRAFFIC SAFETY
TRAFFIC FATALITIES

Related

BUSES--SAFETY MEASURES
MOTOR VEHICLES--CRASHWORTHINESS
MOTOR VEHICLES--DEFECTS
MOTOR VEHICLES--SAFETY APPLIANCES
MOTOR VEHICLES---SAFETY MEASURES
PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS
ROADS--SAFETY MEASURES
TRUCKS--SAFETY MEASURES

More General

AUTOMOBILE DRIVERS
AUTOMOBILES--DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
AUTOMOBILES--EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
AUTOMOBILES--MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR
AUTOMOBILES--TESTING
RESCUE WORK
SAFETY EDUCATION

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BASIC TEXTS

Buying a safer car. 2003 -    Washington, American Automobile Association; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Federal Trade Commission. Annual.
   TL242.B875

Peters, George A., and Barbara J. Peters. Automotive vehicle safety. London, New York, Taylor & Francis, 2002. 210 p.
   Bibliography: p. 196-202.
   TL159.5.P48 2002 <SciRR>

Seiffert, Ulrich, and Lothar Wech. Automotive safety handbook. Warrendale, PA, SAE International; London, Professional Engineering Pub., c2003. 283 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TL159.5.S45 2003 <SciRR>

Traffic safety facts. 1993 -     Washington, U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Annual.
   HE5614.2.T734 <BusRR>
   Available online at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa/AvailInf.html

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ADDITIONAL TITLES

Driving-safety systems. 2nd updated and expanded ed. Stuttgart, Bosch, 1999. 250 p.
   TL242.D75 1999

Gurney, Gene. How to save your life on the Nation’s highways and byways. New York, Crown Publishers, 1974.
186 p.
   TL152.5.G87

Human factors in traffic safety. Robert E. Dewar and Paul L. Olson. Tucson, AZ, Lawyers & Judges Pub., c2002. 719 p.
   Includes bibliographical references
   HE5614.2.H86 2002

Joseph, James. 110 car and driving emergencies--and how to survive them. Guilford, CT, Lyons Press, c2003.
210 p.
   TL152.5.J664 2003 <SciRR>

Joseph, James, and the editors of Consumer Reports Books. Driving emergencies. Yonkers, NY, Consumer Reports Books, c1994. 242 p.
   TL152.5.J667 1994

Nader, Ralph. Unsafe at any speed: the designed-in dangers of the American automobile. Expanded ed. New York, Grossman, 1972. 417 p.
   TL242.N3 1972

Passenger safety and convenience systems. Edited by Ronald K. Jurgen. Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2000. 492 p. (PT-83)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TL159.5.P37 2000

Pease, Robert A. How to drive into accidents and how not to. San Francisco, CA, Pease Publishing, c1998. 472 p.
   TL152.5.P39 1998 <SciRR>

SAE passenger car safety standards manual. 1996 ed. Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers, c1996. 452 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TL159.5.S236 1996

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SPECIALIZED TITLES

Air bag quick reference guide. 3rd ed. Troy, MI, Hearst Business Media, c2004. 1 v.
   TL159.5.A47 ed. 3 1986/2004 <SciRR>

Chan, Ching-Yao. Fundamentals of crash sensing in automotive air bag systems. Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers, c2000. 197 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TL159.5.C43 2000 <SciRR>

Occupant and vehicle responses in rollovers. Edited by David C. Viano and Chantal S. Parenteau. Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2004. 799 p. (PT-101)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TL242.O267 2004

Pedestrian safety. Edited by Daniel J. Holt. Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers, c2004. 141 p.
(PT-112)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TL242.P43 2004

The Rescuer’s guide to vehicle safety systems: 1985-2003 domestic & imported cars and light trucks: updated to include most 2004 models. 3rd ed. San Diego, CA, Mitchell International, c2004. 1 v.
   TL159.5.R47 2004

Seat belts: the development of an essential safety feature. Edited by David C. Viano. Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2003. 991 p. (PT-92)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TL159.5.S4337 2003

Viano, David C. Role of the seat in rear crash safety. Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers, c2002. 491 p.
   Includes bibliographical references
   TL242.V5 2002

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HANDBOOKS

Highway design handbook for older drivers and pedestrians. L. Stapin and others. McLean, VA, Federal Highway Administration, 2001. 362 p. (FHWA-RD-01-103)
   Bibliography: p. 309-354.
   TE175.H56 2001

Lamm, Ruediger, Basil Psarianos, and Theodor Mailaender. Highway design and traffic safety engineering handbook. New York, McGraw-Hill, c1999. 1 v.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TE175.L36 1999 <SciRR>

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CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Crashworthiness of composites and lightweight structures: presented at the 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-16, 2001, New York, New York. Sponsored by the Applied Mechanics Division, ASME, the Materials Division, ASME; edited by Golam Newaz, Nripen Saha, Omar Faruque. New York, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, c2001. 127 p. (AMD, v. 250) (MD, v. 96)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TL242.C7458 2001

International Conference on Driver Behaviour and Training (1st, 2003, Stratford-upon-Avon, England). Driver behaviour and training. Edited by Lisa Dorn. Aldershot, Hants, Eng.; Burlington, VT, Ashgate, c2003. 427 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   HE5614.I553 2003

Transportation: making tracks for tomorrow’s transportation: presented at the 2002 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 17-22, 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana. Edited by S. K. Punwani. New York, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, c2002. 345 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TL242.T735 2002

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GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

Guidelines and recommendations to accommodate older drivers and pedestrians. L. Staplin and others. McLean, VA, Federal Highway Administration, 2001. 86 p.
   Bibliography: p. 79-86.
   TE175.G845 2001
   Also available online at http://www.tfhrc.gov/humanfac/01105/cover.htm

Jones, Barnie, Andrew Griffith, and Kevin Haas. Effectiveness of double fines as a speed control measure in safety corridors. Salem, OR, Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Group, 2002. 36 p. (FHWA-OR-DF-03-10) (SPR 403-191)
   Bibliography: p. 35-36.
   HE5620.S6J665 2002
   Also available online at http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TD/TP_RES/docs/Reports/EffectDoubleFines.pdf

Pedestrian facilities users guide: providing safety and mobility. Charles V. Zegeer and others. McLean, VA, U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Research Development and Technology, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, 2002. 158 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   HE5614.2.P433 2002
   Also available online at http://www.walkinginfo.org/pdf/peduserguide/peduserguide.pdf

Rotter, Naomi G., and Claire McKnight. The mature driver: safety and mobility issues: final report. Trenton, NJ, State of New Jersey, Dept. of Transportation, 2002. 109 p. (FHWA-NJ-2002-013)
   Bibliography: p. 85-108.
   HE5620.A24R68 2002
   Also available online at http://transportation.njit.edu/nctip/final_report/Mature_Driver.htm

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TECHNICAL REPORTS

Technical Reports and other types of literature may be identified in the following abstracting and indexing journals:

Government Reports Announcements & Index (1946- )
   Z7916.G78 <SciRR A&I> and Computer Format

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications (1895- )
   Z1233.A18 <SciRR A&I> and Computer Format

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SELECTED TECHNICAL REPORTS

Reports listed below are available in the microform collection of the Science, Technology & Business Division. These and other reports on the subject may also be purchased from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5825 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161. NTIS telephone: (703) 605-6585. NTIS web site: http://www.ntis.gov.

Buying a safer car, 2005. Washington, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2005. 24 p.
   PB2005-101852

Lee, J. D., and others. Driver distraction, warning algorithm parameters, and driver response to imminent rear-end collisions in a high-fidelity driving simulator. Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa, Public Policy Center, Human Factors & Vehicle Safety Research Program, 2002. 68 p. (DOT HS 809 448)
   PB2002-107241

Lee, Suzanne E., Erik C. B. Olsen, and Walter W. Wierwille. Comprehensive examination of naturalistic lane-changes. Blacksburg, VA, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2004. 240 p. (DOT HS 809 702)
   PB2004-106977

Reed, Matthew P., and Michael J. Flannagan. Geometric visibility of mirror-mounted turn signals. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute, 2003. 39 p. (UMTRI-2003-18)
   PB2004-100046

Subramanian, Rajesh. Analysis of crashes involving 15-passenger vans. Washington, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Mathematical Analysis Division, 2004. 46 p. (DOT HS 809 735)
   PB2004-107029

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DISSERTATIONS

Dissertations can be identified by using online resources or the following indexes located in the Main Reading Room. Consult any reference librarian about options. Some dissertations may be available in full text through electronic resources on public terminals at the Library of Congress.

Comprehensive Dissertation Index (1861-1972)
   Z5053.X47 1973

Comprehensive Dissertation Index. Supplement. (1973- annual)
   Z5053.X47a

Dissertation Abstracts International (1938- monthly)
   Z5053.D57 and Computer format

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SELECTED DISSERTATIONS

Anstrom, Joel Robert. Model development for hybrid electric vehicle stability assist systems. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2002.
   UMI publication number AAT3076925
   Collation of the original: 150 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--The Pennsylvania State University, 2002.

Balling, Ole. Exploring rollover performance of road vehicles. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2004.
   UMI publication number AAT3136297
   Collation of the original: 87 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--Iowa State University, 2004.

Ferraro, Kristi. The influence of parental perceptions on the use of booster seats: an application of the theory of planned behavior. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2004.
   UMI publication number AAT3125011
   Collation of the original: 162 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--Fordham University, 2004.

Lee, Kangwon. Longitudinal driver model and collision warning and avoidance algorithms based on human driving databases. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2004.
   UMI publication number AAT3138213
   Collation of the original: 143 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--University of Michigan, 2004.

Rupp, Nicholas G. Essays in automotive safety recalls. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2000.
   UMI publication number AAT9980213
   Collation of the original: 97 p.
   Thesis (doctoral)--Texas A&M University, 2000.

Ryu, Jihan. State and parameter estimation for vehicle dynamics control using GPS. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2005.
   Collation of the original: 111 p.
   UMI publication number AAT3153205
   Thesis (doctoral)--Stanford University, 2005.

Wetmore, Jameson Michael. Systems of restraint: redistributing responsibilities for automobile safety in the United States since the 1960s. Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, 2003.
   Collation of the original: 299 p.
   UMI publication number AAT3086990
   Thesis (doctoral)--Cornell University, 2003.

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ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING SERVICES

Abstracting and Indexing Services that index relevant journal articles and other types of literature are listed below. Some suggested terms for searching are “Accident Prevention,” “Accidents,” “Automobile Air Bags,” “Automobile Drivers,” “Automobile Hardware,” “Automobile Safety Devices,” “Automobile Seat Belts,” “Automotive Engineering,” “Automotive Industry,” “Collision Avoidance,” “Crashworthiness,” “Highway Accidents,” “Safety Devices,” “Safety Engineering,” or more specific headings, depending upon the topic of interest. Many of the titles may now be available in electronic format. Consult a reference librarian for the location and format of abstracting and indexing services.

Applied Science & Technology Index (1913- )
   Z7913.I7 <SciRR> and Electronic Format

Current Technology Index (1962- )
   Z7913.B7 <SciRR>

Engineering Index (1884- )
   Z75851.E62 <SciRR> and Electronic format

General Science Abstracts (1978- )
   Z7401.G46 <SciRRI> and Electronic Format

Highway Research Information (1968- )
   TE1.N469a

Index to Current Urban Documents (1972- )
   Z7165.U5I654

National Research Council. Transportation Research Board. Publication Index (1955- )
   Z7295.N325

PAIS International in Print (1915- )
   Z7164.E2P34 and Electronic Format

Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature (1900- )
   AI3.R45 <BusRR> and Electronic Format

Society of Automotive Engineers. Technical Papers
   Cumulative Index of SAE Technical Papers (1906-1993)
   TL1.C83 <SciRR>
   Annual Index/Abstracts of SAE Technical Papers (1993- )
   TL1.S473 <SciRR>

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JOURNALS

Journals that often contain articles relevant to automotive safety are:

Accident Analysis and Prevention HV675.A1A3
Accident Investigation Quarterly HV8079.55.A23
Accident Reconstruction Journal HE5614.A314
Automotive Engineer TL1.A596
Automotive Engineering International TL1.S5
Journal of Transportation Engineering TA1001.A512
Stapp Car Crash Journal
(Annual publication of the Stapp Car Crash Conference)
TL6.S78
Traffic Injury Prevention HE5614.T687
Traffic Safety HE5614.2.T73
Traffic Safety Facts: Research Note HE5614.2.T735
Transportation Research, Part A: Policy and Practice HE192.5.T682
Transportation Research, Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour TL152.35.T73
Transportation Research Record TE7.H5

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REPRESENTATIVE JOURNAL ARTICLES

Acierno, S., and others. Vehicle mismatch: injury patterns and severity. Accident analysis and prevention, v. 36, no. 5, 2004: 761-772.
   HV675.A1A3

Bonsall, Peter, Ronghui Liu, and William Young. Modelling safety-related driving behaviour: impact of parameter values. Transportation research, v. 7A, June 2005: 425-444.
   HE192.5.T682

Buchholz, Kami. Airbag technology softens the blow. Accident reconstruction journal, v. 15, no. 1, 2004: 30-31.
   HE5614.A314

Costlow, Terry. Safety drives sensor growth. Automotive engineering international, v. 113, Apr. 2005: 65-66, 68, 70.
   TL1.S5

DeMeis, Rick. Electronics spur active auto safety. Machine design, v. 76, no. 18, 2004: 50, 52.
   TJ1.M15

Eby, David W., Lidia P. Kosynyiuk, and Jonathan M. Vivoda. Risky driving: relationship between cellular phone and safety belt use. Transportation research record, no. 1843, 2003: 20-23.
   TE7.H5

Filiatrault, Daniel D. The effect of rest-schedule orientation on sleep quality of commercial drivers. Traffic injury prevention, v. 3, Mar. 2002: 13-18.
   HE5614.T687

Fowler, David. Crunch time. The Engineer (London), v. 293, Apr. 30/May 13, 2004: 24-27, 29.
   TA1.E5

Harms, Lisbeth, and Christopher Patten. Peripheral detection as a measure of driver distraction. A study of memory-based versus system-based navigation in a built-up area. Transportation research, v. 6F, Mar. 2003: 23-36.
   TL152.35.T73

Hashimoto, Masahiro, and others. A study on driver model for lane change judgement. JSAE review, v. 22, Apr. 2001: 183-188.
   TL240.J77

Hutchinson, T. P. Randomised experimentation in evaluating transport and transport safety interventions. Traffic engineering & control, v. 46, no. 6, 2005: 225-229.
   HE331.T72

Rudd, R. W., and others. Evaluation of energy-absorbing materials as a means to reduce foot/ankle axial load injury risk. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part D: Journal of automobile engineering, v. 218,
no. D3, 2004: 279-293.
   TJ1.P863

Wang, Hui, Patrick Hasson, and Mac Lister. Safer roads thanks to I.T.S. Accident investigation quarterly, no. 32, fall 2002: 28-30.
   HV8079.55.A23

Wilkinson, Mark. Technology briefing: safety & quality control. Automotive engineer, v. 29, Apr. 2004: 48-49, 51
   TL1.A596

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SELECTED MATERIALS

Selected materials available in the Science Reading Room pamphlet boxes include the following:

Frank, Randy. Side impact. Design news, v. 59, Oct. 11, 2004: 64–66.

Fuller, Ray. Towards a general theory of driver behaviour. Accident analysis and prevention, v. 37,
no. 3, 2005: 461-472.

Gaus, Joe. The future of vehicle safety. Automotive engineering international, v. 113, Apr. 2005:
182-183.

Golob, Thomas F., Wilfred W. Recker, and Veronica M. Alvarez. Tool to evaluate safety effects of changes in freeway traffic flow. Journal of transportation engineering, v. 130, no. 2, 2004: 222-230.

Hancock, P. A., M. Lesch, and L. Simmons. The distraction effects of phone use during a crucial driving maneuver. Accident analysis and prevention, v. 35, no. 4, 2003: 501-514.

Iverson, Hilde. Risk-taking attitudes and risky driving behaviour. Transportation research, v. 7F,
May 2004: 135-150.

Kimberley, William. Focus on safety. Automotive engineer, v. 28, no. 9, 2003: 28, 31-32, 34-35, 37.

Lin, Fred, Tarek Sayed, and Raul Deleur. Estimating safety benefits of road improvements: case based approach. Journal of transportation engineering, v. 129, no. 4, 2003: 385-391.

Marsh, David. Safety check: wireless sensors eye tire pressure. EDN, v. 49, no. 18, 2004: p. 42-44, 46, 48, 50, 52-53.

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ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Headquarters
   400 Seventh Street, SW
   Washington, DC 20590
   Telephone: (202) 366-0123 and Toll-Free (888) 327-4236
   URL: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/
   See this web site for sections on Traffic Safety, Vehicles & Equipment, and Research. See also Safety City for the crash dummies Vince and Larry
      URL: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/kids/

National Safety Council
   Headquarters
      National Safety Council
      1121 Spring Lake Drive
      Itasca, IL 60143-3201
      Telephone: (630) 285-1121 or (800) 621-7619
      FAX: (630) 285-1315
      E-Mail for Customer Service: customerservice@nsc.org
         URL: http://www.nsc.org
   National Safety Council Library
      Telephone: (630) 775-2199
      FAX: (630) 285-0765
      E-Mail: library@nsc.org
         URL: http://www.nsc.org/lrs/libtop.htm
   Chapters and Local Council Offices are listed by state at
         URL: http://www.nsc.org/chaptop.htm
      Washington, D.C. served by the:
         Chesapeake Region Safety Council
         Rutherford Business Center
         17 Governor's Court
         Baltimore, MD 21244
         Telephone: (410) 298-4770 or (800) 875-4770
         FAX: (410) 281-1350
         E-Mail: safety@chesapeakesc.org
            URL: http://www.chesapeakesc.org

National Transportation Library (Primarily telephone and electronic reference)
   U.S. Department of Transportation
   400 Seventh Street, SW
   Washington, DC 20590
   Telephone: (800) 853-1351
   E-Mail: librarian@bts.gov
   E-Mail: answers@bts.gov
      URL: http://ntl.bts.gov/
   General reference and referral to transportation sources including statistics.

U.S. Department of Transportation Library (DOT)
   Room 2200
   400 Seventh Street, SW
   Washington, DC 20590
   Telephone: (202) 366-0746
   Ask A Librarian: http://dotlibrary.dot.gov/forms/asklib.asp
   Online catalog at http://207.67.203.66/D10090Staff/OPAC/index.asp
      URL: http://dotlibrary.dot.gov/
      The DOT Library is one of the largest transportation libraries in the United States. The library holds more than 300,000 titles, including over 1200 periodical titles.

Library, DTS-980
   U.S. Department of Transportation
   John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
   55 Broadway
   Cambridge, MA 02142-1093
   Telephone: (617) 494-2306
      URL: http://www.volpe.dot.gov/infosrc/index.html
   See Directory of Transportation Libraries and Information Centers
      URL: http://ntl.bts.gov/tldir/

Transportation Library
   University Library
   Northwestern University
   1970 Campus Drive
   Evanston, IL 60208
   Telephone: (847) 467-5273
   Fax: (847) 491-8601
      URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/transportation/

Hammer E. Davis Transportation Library
   Institute of Transportation Studies
   412 McLaughlin Hall, MC1720
   UC Berkeley Campus
   Berkeley, CA 94720-1720
   Telephone: (510) 642-3604
   Fax: (510) 642-9180
   E-Mail: itslib@uclink.berkeley.edu
      URL: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ITSL/

Institute of Transportation Engineers
   1099 14th Street, NW, Suite 300 West
   Washington, DC 20005-3438
   Telephone: (202) 289-0222
   Fax: (202) 289-7722
   E-Mail: ite_staff@ite.org
      URL: http://www.ite.org

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SELECTED INTERNET RESOURCES

The Internet offers a growing number of sites useful for finding information on automotive safety. Several of the organizations listed above provide links to related sites from their web sites. You might try the sites described below, or use your favorite search engine and appropriate key words to identify more specific resources.

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
   URL: http://www.aaafoundation.org

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
   URL: http://saferoads.org

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
   URL: http://transportation1.org/aashtonew/

American Automobile Association
   URL: http://www.aaa.com

American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association
   URL: http://adtsea.iup.edu

American Traffic Safety Services Association
   URL: http://www.atssa.com

Automotive Safety Research Institute
   URL: http://www.autosafetyresearch.org
   An independent, nonprofit organization specializing in automobile crashworthiness research.

Business & Economics Research Advisor: The Automotive Industry: Electronic Resources
   URL: http://www.loc.gov/rr/business/BERA/issue2/electronic.html

Center for Auto Safety
   URL: http://www.autosafety.org

European Enhanced Vehicle-safety Committee
   URL: http://www.bast.de/htdocs_engl/index.htm

Federal Highway Research Institute (Germany)
   URL: http://www.bast.de/htdocs_engl/index.htm
   See: Institutions of Other Countries
   URL: http://www.bast.de/htdocs_engl/index.htm
   See: International Organisations
   URL: http://www.bast.de/htdocs_engl/index.htm

Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes (FERSI)
   URL: http://fersi.bast.de/

Governors Highway Safety Association
   URL: http://www.statehighwaysafety.org

Motor Industry Research Association
   URL: http://www.mira.co.uk
   The Motor Industry Research Association (MIRA) and its Automotive Information Centre is based in the United Kingdom but serves its members in the worldwide automotive and wider transport industries. Its abstracts database has over 190,000 references derived from worldwide sources such as the press, automotive journals, company reports, conference proceedings and technical papers.

Safety Research & Strategies, Inc.
   URL: http://www.safetyresearch.net/
   Web site has an online version of its newsletter: The Safety Record

Tire Industry Safety Council
   URL: http://www.rma.org

Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
   URL: http://trb.org
   See: TRB Publications
   URL: http://www4.trb.org/trb/onlinepubs.nsf
   See: Publication Series - TRB Special Reports
   URL: http://trb.org/news/blurb_browse.asp?id=12
   See: Publication Series - Transportation Research Record
   URL: http://trb.org/news/blurb_browse.asp?id=25

U.S. Department of Transportation
   URL: http://www.dot.gov
   See: Safety
   URL: http://www.dot.gov/safety.html
   See: Search engine of the U.S. Department of Transportation
   URL: http://search.bts.gov/ntl/?qp=site%3Abts.gov/

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