Accident Investigation

  • A police vehicle stops a sedan on a routine traffic stop photo by ASP Inc/Adobe Stock

    Report

    Autonomous Road Vehicles and Law Enforcement

    Autonomous vehicles promise many benefits, but questions remain about how law enforcement officers will interact with them. What will be the biggest challenges—and how can law enforcement prepare to address them?

    Jul 16, 2020

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    Report

    California Workplace Safety Program Can Reduce Injuries When Inspectors Enforce It

    The first evaluation of the California Injury and Illness Prevention Program found that it reduces workplace injuries, but only at businesses that had been cited for not addressing the regulation's more-specific safety mandates. Having inspectors conduct more in-depth assessments and linking the violations and injuries to the program would have more impact.

    Jan 26, 2012

  • News Release

    News Release

    California Workplace Safety Program Can Reduce Injuries When Inspectors Enforce It

    The first evaluation of the California Injury and Illness Prevention Program found evidence that it reduces workplace injuries, but only at businesses that had been cited for not addressing the regulation's more-specific safety mandates. Higher penalties could enhance compliance but having inspectors conduct more in-depth assessments and linking the violations and injuries to the program would have more impact.

    Jan 26, 2012

  • Journal Article

    Journal Article

    The Missing Theory of Variable Selection in the Economic Analysis of Tort Law

    The Article argues that the economic analysis of tort law has yet to satisfactorily answer a critical threshold question: which of the many inputs that lead to an accident should be included in a court's liability analysis?

    Jan 1, 2007

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    Safety in the Skies: Personnel and Parties in NTSB Aviation Accident Investigations-Master Volume

    Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, RAND used a variety of quantitative and qualitative research techniques to assess the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) operations and processes.

    Jan 1, 2000

  • Report

    Report

    Safety in the Skies: Personnel and Parties in NTSB Aviation Accident Investigations

    In this report, RAND outlines a comprehensive set of recommendations intended to help the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) strengthen the party process, create a more expansive statement of causation, modernize investigative procedures, streamline internal operating procedures, better manage resources, maintain a strategic view of staffing, streamline training practices, improve facilities for engineering and training.

    Jan 1, 2000