banner of Methodology for Determining Motorcycle Operator Crash Risk and Alcohol Impairment

Table of Contents

Technical Report Documentation Page
Executive Summary
        Background
        Methods
        Methodologies Assessed
                Studies Providing Data on the Impairing Effects of Alcohol
                Field Studies Providing Both Crash and Comparison Data
                Studies Providing Crash Case Data
                Studies Providing Comparison Data
                Study Using Existing Data for Crash and Comparison Cases
        Findings
                Highest Priority Methodologies
                Medium Priority Methodologies
                Lowest Priority Methodologies
        Summary
1. Background
        Drinking Rider Problem
        Project Objectives
2. Method
        Literature Search
        Expert Panel
        Determining Relative Risk
3. Detailed Report of Discussion
        Simulation Study
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Closed-Course Study
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Contemporary Case Control
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Cohort Study
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Emergency Departments
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Survey Study
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Fatal Crash Records
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Injury Crash Records
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Geo-General Comparison Data
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Geo-Specific Comparison Data
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Fuel Station Survey
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        Induced Exposure Study
                Advantages
                Disadvantages
                Cost
        General Issues
                Site Selection
                Data Sources
                General Exposure Data
                Human Subjects Protection
                Researcher Safety Issues
                Office of Management and Budgets (OMB) Clearance
                Cooperation of Other Agencies
                Legal Issues
                Alcohol Dosing of Subjects
                Incentives to Participate
                Summary of Costs & Research Issues
4. Research Priorities
        Highest Priority Methodologies
                Lowest Cost Category < $250,000
                Medium Cost Category $250,000 to $500,000
                Highest Cost Category $500,000
        Medium Priority Methodologies
                Lowest Cost Category
                Medium Cost Category
                Highest Cost Category
        Lowest Priority Methodologies
                Lowest Cost Category 40
                Medium Cost Category
                Highest Cost Category
References
Acknowledgements
        Discussion of Methodologies
        Outline of Possible Methodologies
        Summarize Discussion and  Prioritize Alternative Methodologies

Appendix A: List of Attendees
Appendix B: Agenda

List of Figures

Figure 1. Relative Risk Estimate

List of Tables

Table 1. Relative Crash Risk by BAC
Table 2. Brief Description of Methodologies
Table 3. Summary of Costs and Research Issues
Table 4. Cost by Validity Matrix

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