Effectiveness of vehicle safety inspections neither proven or unproven
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Effectiveness of vehicle safety inspections neither proven or unproven report to the Congress by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English


  • Motor vehicles -- Inspection -- United States.

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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
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Open LibraryOL17646771M

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  Economists have extensively analyzed the efficacy of policies intended to improve traffic safety. These policies include mandatory seat belt use, the speed limit, motorcycle helmet laws, the drinking age, and vehicle safety inspections. In this paper, we present new evidence on the effectiveness of state vehicle inspections.   To book a vehicle inspection with an approved inspection station in your area, you can: search the Find an AIS online service; phone the Department of Transport and Main Roads on 13 23 80; search the Yellow Pages. Transport and Main Roads inspections. All Transport and Main Roads vehicle inspections must be booked and paid for in advance. To do. the drinking age, and vehicle safety inspections. In this paper, we present new evidence on the effectiveness of state vehicle inspections. Since vehicle maintenance can confer an external benefit to other drivers by reducing the accident rate, individuals may voluntarily provide less than the . THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MANDATORY MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTIONS: DO THEY SAVE LIVES? by Justin Curtis Miedema BASc., University of Lethbridge, 1 PROJECT SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF ARTS In the Department of Economics 0 Justin Curtis Miedema, SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY March

Traffic fatalities have fallen steadily over the past two decades, particularly those due to car failure. Many have attributed this fall to safer vehicle technology. This trend has led many states to reevaluate mandatory vehicle safety inspection programs. This study sought to answer the question, does the elimination of vehicle safety inspections have an effect on traffic fatalities?Cited by: 1. enforcement, etc.) is more efficient than safety inspections at ensuring road safety. • In the legislative session, the Utah State Legislature voted to end Utah’s vehicle safety inspection program as a result of this research. Texas and Mississippi are considering similar proposals in their by: 1. J Study Finds State Vehicle Safety Inspections Should Continue Fail Rates Higher Than Legislators Believe By Emily Durham. Pennsylvania legislators have been trying for years to phase out passenger vehicle safety inspection programs, but a study published by Carnegie Mellon University researchers has concluded that arguments behind these efforts are based on the wrong numbers. Appendix II List of States that Have Required Vehicle Safety Inspections, Appendix III Studies Reviewed that Examine Vehicle Inspections and Crash Rates Appendix IV Estimated Number of Crashes Listed with Vehicle Component Failure with Lower and Upper Bound 95% Confidence Intervals (CI)

3. US GAO. Commercial passenger vehicles. Safety inspections of buses entering the US from Mexico. Report GAO/RCED Washington: US GAO, 4. Mohan D. et al Road safety in less motorized countries -relevance of international vehicle and highway safety standards London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers; C//, p Size: 2MB. Virginia Safety, Motor Carrier, and 40+ point inspections are designed to identify potential problems early to help avoid safety concerns or costly repairs. Inspections Dulles South Chantilly Automotive offers a variety of inspections to give you confidence that when you get out on the road your car or truck is in top operating condition. VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTION SYSTEMS. HOW EFFECTIVE? A comprehensive examination is provided of motor vehicle inspection programs implemented as part of an effort by the states to develop highway safety programs in accordance with uniform safety standards promulgated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) between and Cited by: Vehicle inspection is a procedure mandated by national or subnational governments in many countries, in which a vehicle is inspected to ensure that it conforms to regulations governing safety, emissions, or tion can be required at various times, e.g., periodically or on the transfer of title to a vehicle. If required periodically, it is often termed periodic motor vehicle inspection.