Analysis and incidence calculation of snowmobile injuries identified in a rural Wisconsin health care system over five years - King JP, Olaiya O, Cullinane DC.
BACKGROUND: Current estimates of snowmobile-related injuries are largely based on inpatient data from trauma centers. These centers care for severely injured patients and may not capture treatment information and outcomes for minor snowmobile-related injur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Analysis of the effect of frame damping characteristics on wobble mode of motorcycle - Furusawa K, Takahashi A, Yoshino T, Katayama T.
In this study, a 5-degree-of-freedom model, which consists of a 4-degree-of-freedom model plus a single frame degree of freedom, is analyzed using eigenvector equations. The mechanism by which the damping characteristics of the frame affect the stability o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Analysis of the effect of motorcycle structural flexibility on weave mode ― estimation of individual flexibility effects from composite model ― - Katayama T, Takahashi A, Furusawa K, Yoshino T.
Motorcycle frame flexibilities greatly affect the straight running stability. Conventionally, the effects of these have been analyzed using a mathematical model in which multiple frame flexibilities are combined. In this paper, it is proposed that a method... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Analysis of the relationship between roll response and yaw response in steering input using a linear 3-degrees-of-freedom model - Yamamoto M, Koumura S.
In order to overview the dynamic characteristics of vehicle, it is necessary to know the interrelationship of motion in each direction. For steering input, the three main movements are lateral, yaw, and roll. Among them, there are many studies on the relat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Application of model-based development to head impact protection performance - Noma H, Tamura T, Matsunaga H, Murata M, Ito K, Aoyama Y, Matsumoto H.
Although CAE analysis is used to predict occupant head protection performance in the event of an impact in the interior in line with U.S. regulations, the time required for this analysis is an obstacle to shortening the development period. To help address ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Applying the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) to examine barriers and facilitators to built environment change in five Canadian municipalities: lessons from road safety and injury prevention professionals - McCullogh E, Giles A, Macpherson A, Hagel B, Buchan C, Pike I, Torres J, Fuselli P, Pitt T, Tavakolfar P, Desrochers, Richmond SA.
Introduction Road traffic injury and death continue to be a concern in Canada. The built environment (BE) is a contributing factor affecting the health of road users, yet there are significant challenges to making injury-reducing BE changes. This research... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Assessment of the usefulness of the accessibility instrument GOAT for the planning practice - Pajares E, Jehle U, Hall J, Miramontes M, Wulfhorst G.
Accessibility instruments could serve as powerful support in assisting planning practitioners. Though, accessibility instruments are usually not yet applied in practice. Past research has identified that besides institutional barriers in adopting accessibi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Autonomous vehicle localization using magnetic markers placed in grid-like patterns - Ishii K, Shimono K, Suda Y, Ando T, Nagao T, Yamamoto M, Mukumoto H, Segawa M.
Vehicle localization is one of the important technical factors in autonomous driving vehicles. Localization method using magnetic road markers (magnetic positioning system; MPS) meets the necessary precision, accuracy, and robustness for autonomous vehicle... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Available viewing angle estimation with semantic segment distribution at unsignalized intersections - Goto S, Atsumi M.
We are aiming to build a system which provides a route with minimum risk in order to reduce accidents of elderly drivers. For this purpose , it is necessary to estimate the risk level of unsignalized intersections where accidents are likely to occur. Ther... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Bivariate macro-level safety analysis of non-motorized vehicle crashes and crash-involved road users - Dai Z, Wang X.
The high risk of injury resulting from non-motorized vehicle (NMV) crashes has created the goal of using the 3E strategy to comprehensively improve NMV safety. Traditional safety improvement methods identify hot zones generally by crash frequency or densit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Built environment and seasonal variation in active transportation: a longitudinal, mixed-method study in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area - Kajosaari A, Ramezani S, Rinne T.
Introduction Participation in active transportation declines seasonally in urban areas with a distinct cold winter season, resulting in a loss of physical activity and a switch to motorized transport modes during the winter period. Despite the considerabl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Can day-to-day dynamic model be solved analytically? New insights on portraying equilibrium and accommodating autonomous vehicles - Li P, Tian L, Xiao F, Zhu H.
This paper develops a new approach to portray the equilibrium and analyze the appropriate lane policy during different deployment stages of autonomous vehicles (AVs) by innovatively integrating Vickrey's bottleneck model into the day-to-day dynamic model. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Characterization of traffic accidents based on long-horizon aggregated and disaggregated data - Shokry S, Rashwan NK, Hemdan S, Alrashidi A, Wahaballa AM.
This study investigated the outcomes of using different datasets in traffic accident models with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Commuter preferences for a first-mile/last-mile microtransit service in the United States - Rossetti T, Broaddus A, Ruhl M, Daziano R.
Transportation system models rely heavily upon value of time (VOT) estimates to predict customer behavior. Accurate VOT estimates are particularly vital for planning new services such as on-demand ride hailing or microtransit because customers' sensitivity... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Comparative study of crash performance and lightweight effect between steel roll-formed and aluminum extruded bumper beams - Shi D, Watanabe K, Ishitobi H, Hashimoto N, Yamakawa T.
In this study, firstly a benchmark st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news