TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
Background
Contributing Factors To Aggressive Driving

THE PROGRAMS

PROGRAM RESULTS
Speed Samples
Crash Data
Program Awareness

IMPLICATIONS
Explanation
Why Aren’t the Programs More Effective?
Recommendations

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

REFERENCES

APPENDIX A: CONTRIBUTING FACTORS TO AGGRESSIVE DRIVING

APPENDIX B: DATA TABLES

TABLES

TABLE 1 CHANGES IN POPULATION, FATALITY RATE, AND THE NUMBERS OF DRIVERS, VEHICLES,
AND MILES TRAVELED IN THE U.S. BETWEEN 1991 AND THE YEAR 2000

TABLE 2 SUMMARY OF ENFORCEMENT EFFORT BY THE TWO AGGRESSIVE DRIVING PROGRAMS

TABLE 3 MARION COUNTY UNOBTRUSIVE SPEED SAMPLES: COMPARISON OF AVERAGE BASELINE
SAMPLES TO AVERAGE OF SAMPLES DURING THE PROGRAM PERIOD

TABLE 4 TUCSON UNOBTRUSIVE SPEED SAMPLES: COMPARISON OF AVERAGE BASELINE
SAMPLES TO AVERAGE OF SAMPLES DURING THE PROGRAM PERIOD

TABLE 5 SUMMARY OF ALL CRASH MEASURES DURING THE PROGRAM PERIOD AND THE
SAME SIX-MONTH PERIOD ONE YEAR EARLIER: MARION COUNTY SPECIAL ENFORCEMENT
AND COMPARISON ZONES

TABLE 6 SUMMARY OF ALL CRASH MEASURES DURING THE PROGRAM PERIOD AND THE
SAME SIX-MONTH PERIOD ONE YEAR EARLIER: TUCSON SPECIAL ENFORCEMENT
AND COMPARISON ZONES

TABLE 7 RESPONSES TO THE MARION COUNTY PUBLIC AWARENESS SURVEY QUESTION #1

TABLE 8 RESPONSES TO THE MARION COUNTY PUBLIC AWARENESS SURVEY QUESTION #2

TABLE 9 SUMMARY OF KEY CRASH MEASURES DURING THE MARION COUNTY AND TUCSON
PROGRAM PERIODS AND THE SAME SIX-MONTH PERIODS ONE YEAR EARLIER

TABLE 10 CHANGES IN TRAFFIC VOLUMES IN THE MARION COUNTY AND TUCSON
SPECIAL ENFORCEMENT ZONES: YEAR 2000 TO 2001


FIGURES

Figure 1 Fatality Rates Per 100 Million Miles Traveled in the U.S.

Figure 2 Salient Factors That Contribute To the Incidence of Aggressive Driving

Figure 3 Comparison of Program Costs

Figure 4 Marion County Speed Sample Results

Figure 5 Tucson Speed Sample Results

Figure 6 Crashes in the Marion County Special Enforcement Zones

Figure 7 Crashes in the Tucson Special Enforcement Zones