Evaluation of Motorcycle Safety in Kansas

The main objectives of this study are to investigate the characteristics of motorcycle crashes in Kansas to identify critical characteristics and to evaluate the effect of helmet use on motorcycle crash injury outcome. At the same time, this project will identify other factors that contribute towards increased severity related to motorcycle crashes and concerns that motorcyclists have regarding wearing of helmets, thereby evaluating the overall motorcycle safety situation in Kansas.


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  • Status: Active
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Kansas Department of Transportation

    Eisenhower State Office Building
    700 SW Harrison Street
    Topeka, KS  United States  66603-3754
  • Project Managers:

    Bodyk, Pete

  • Performing Organizations:

    Kansas State University Transportation Center

    Kansas State University
    Department of Civil Engineering
    Manhattan, KS  United States  66506
  • Principal Investigators:

    Dissanayake, Sunanda

  • Start Date: 20090303
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 21281

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01464263
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Kansas State University Transportation Center
  • Contract Numbers: KSU-09-1
  • Files: UTC, RiP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:39PM