Interdisciplinary Communication and Traffic Safety: An Information Systems View

by Benjamin V. Chatfield,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Highway Safety Forum: Advancing Road Transportation Safety Through Better Communication and Cooperation Among the Disciplines


The purpose of this Highway Safety Forum is to find ways to improve communications among professionals in eight disciplines which are involved in the effort to reduce the number and severity of motor vehicle traffic accidents in the United States. In this paper, the obstacles to communication are identified. Some remedies to these weaknesses are suggested.

Subject Headings: Traffic safety | Information systems | Traffic accidents | Communication systems | Emergency management | Highways and roads | Human factors | Professional development | United States

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