Motor Vehicle Crashes Among Older Population

The objectives of the proposed project are to (1) examine mortality risks of crashes among the elderly compared to other age groups using information from crash, roadway driver, vehicle, health care, and survey data; (2) identify specific areas where crashes among the elderly may be improved by mitigating vehicle crash risks among elderly people; and (3) recommend strategies to improve safety while promoting mobility and independence among older people.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $112500
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Illinois Department of Transportation

      2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
      Springfield, IL  United States  62764
    • Managing Organizations:

      University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      Illinois Center for Transportation
      1611 Titan Drive
      Rantoul, IL  United States  61866
    • Principal Investigators:

      Qi, Yan

    • Start Date: 20180816
    • Expected Completion Date: 20201015
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01714357
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: R27-201
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Aug 21 2019 5:08PM