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Presentations/White Papers - IMSC 2013

October 16, 2013 (Special Presentation)

"The Evolution and Underpinnings of MSF's Basic RiderCourse, a Learn-To-Ride Curriculum for Novices"

By

Raymond J. Ochs


October 16, 2013 (Session 1)

"Our Traffic Safety Paradigm: What is stopping us?"

By

Nicolas Ward

"E-call for power two wheeler (PWT) – System or Institution for the Future"

By

Matthias Mörbe

"Can Experienced Riders Benefit from an Autonomous Emergency Braking System?"

By

Giovanni Savino, Marco Pierini, Matteo Rizzi and Richard Frampton and Jason Thompson

"Incorporating ITS to Improve Motorcycle and Rider Safety into State Motorcycle Safety Plans"

By

Patricia Turner and Laura Higgins

"Texas Motorcycle Rider Survey, 2012"

By

Patricia Turner and Laura Higgins

Methodologies for Estimating Motorcycle VMT

By

Patricia Turner, Dan Middleton and Robert Scopatz


October 16, 2013 (Session 2)

"Visual Scanning of Motorcycle Riders: A Preliminary Look"

By

Terry Smith, Steve Garets, Jessica Cicchino and Tia Tucker

"Motorcycle Safety and Alcohol"

By

Nicholas Ward


October 17, 2013 (Session 1)

"Using Multiple Datasets to Identify and Evaluate Motorcycle Safety Issues"

By

Cynthia Burch and Timothy Kerns

"Injury Severity and Causation Factors of Motorcyclists in Traffic Accidents in Comparing Drivers of Motorcycle and All Kinds of Motorized Two-wheelers"

By

D. Otte, M. Jänsch, B.Wiese

"What Can We Learn From the Crashes of Learner Riders?"

By

Narelle Haworth

"Comparison of Moped, Scooter and Motorcycle Crashes: Implications for Rider Training and Education"

By

Ross Blackman and Narelle Haworth

"A preliminary look at safety critical events from the motorcyclists’ perspective"

By

Sherry Williams and Jim Heideman


October 17, 2013 (Session 2)

"A Description Of Motorcycle Crash Injuries And Helmet Use In A Sample Of Maryland Trauma Patients"

By

Timothy Kerns and Cynthia Burch

"Helmets and Neck Injuries in Fatal Motorcycle Crashes"

By

David Thom, James Ouellet, Terry Smith and Hugh Hurt, Jr.

"An Exploratory Analysis of Motorcyclist Apparel Using Naturalistic Riding Data"

By

Shane McLaughlin, Vicki Williams, and Sherry Williams

Presentations/White Papers - IMSC 2006

General Documents

"MAIDS:
In-Depth Investigation
of Motorcycle Accidents"

and

"Presenter Biographies"


Crash Causation

"Where are the Increases in Motorcycle Rider Fatalities?"

By

Umesh Shankar

"How the Timing of Motorcycle Accident Investigation Affects Sampling and Data Outcome"

By

James V. Ouellet

"Motorcycle Accidents - Case Studies and What to Learn From Them"

By

Horst Ecker


Rider Characteristics

"Contemporary Attitudes Toward Motorcycle Riding Safety and Riding Risk Factors - Part 1"

By

Robert J. Rowe

"Crashes of Older Australian Riders"

By

Narelle Haworth and Christine Mulvihill

"Development and Testing of Self-Assessment Tests for Increasing Motorcycle Safety for Aging Motor Cyclists"

By

David Chen and Shari McMahan


Braking & Posture

"Performance Evaluation for Various Braking Systems of Street Motorcycles"

By

Jean-Pierre Belmonte

"Task Analysis for Intensive Braking of a Motorcycle in a Straight Line"

By

Narelle Haworth and Christine Mulvihill

"A Three Dimensional Analysis of Riding Posture on Three Different Styles of Motorcycle"

By

Terry Smith, John Zellner and Nicholas M. Rogers


Braking & Conspicuity

"A Comparison of Stopping Distance Performance for Motorcycles Equipped with ABS, CBS and Conventional Hydraulic Brake Systems"

By

Donovan Green

"Motorcycle Conspicuity and the Effects of Motor Vehicle Fleet Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)"

By

Stephanie Binder, Michael Perel, John Pierowicz, Valerie Gawron, and Glenn Wilson


Rider Responses

"Rider Training and Collision Avoidance in Thailand and Los Angeles Motorcycle Crashes"

By

James V. Ouellet and Vira Kasantikul

"Do I Brake or Do I Swerve - Motorcyclist Crash Avoidance Maneuvering"

By

Karl F. Shuman, Stein E. Husher, Michael S. Varat, and Christopher D. Armstrong

"A Comparison of Hazard Perception and Responding in Car Drivers and Motorcyclists"

By

Narelle Haworth and Christine Mulvihill


Government & Other Strategic Initiatives

"Linking The Silos: Planning For Motorcycle Safety"

By

Liz de Rome

"Development of a Strategic Motorcycle Safety Program in Victoria, Australia"

By

Dale Andrea

"New Rider Training System in Norway"

By

Bjørn A. Lund

"IHIE Guidelines for Motorcycling - Improving safety through engineering and integration"

By

Anthony Sharp

"RETS History and Status"

By

Raymond J. Ochs


Community Rider Interaction

"CycleSafe: Taming the Road Safety Rally: Using Community Collaboration to Promote Motorcycle Safety"

By

JanMarie Lambert

"Motorcycle Rider Mentor Program A Low Tech, Targeted Approach to Reducing Motorcycle Accident Causal Factors"

By

Dick Garrett

"Group Work and Problem Based Learning in Experienced Rider Training"

By

Risto Kaivola and Antti Kortesuo

"Road Safety Resource for Motorcyclists Riding the Great Ocean Road"

By

Dale Andrea


Licensing

"Can Unlicensed Motorcycle Owners Be Persuaded to Obtain a License?"

By

Elisa Braver, Joseph Kufera, Karen Volpini, Melvin Alexander, John Joyce and Patricia Ellison-Potter

"Second-Tier Motorcycle Skills Testing: The Ontario Experience"

By

Don Redekop


Operational Aspects & Continual Improvement of Rider Training Programs

"Checking on Standards, A Canadian Perspective"

By

Raynald Marchand

"MSF Training Program Evaluation"

By

Sherry Williams & Cathy Rimm

"Competencies and Abilities of Motorcycle Safety Foundation Certified RiderCoach Trainers"

By

Raymond J. Ochs


Protective Gear

"Comparison Tests of Motorcycle Helmets Qualified to International Standards"

By

David R. Thom

"Motorcycle Helmet Effect on a Per-Crash Basis in the Thailand and Hurt Studies"

By

James V. Ouellet and Vira Kasantikul

"Helmet Optimisation Based on Head-Helmet Modeling"

By

Willinger, Deck and Baumgartner

"Motorcycle Protective Clothing: Fashion or Function?"

By

Liz de Rome


Focus On Alcohol

"Contemporary Attitudes Toward Motorcycle Riding Safety and Riding Risk Factors - Part 2"

By

Robert J. Rowe

"Drinking, Riding, and Prevention: A Focus Group Study"

By

Les Becker, Scott McKnight, Valerie Nelkin, and Douglas Piper

"Riders Helping Riders: An Alcohol Peer Intervention Program for Motorcyclists"

By

Scott McKnight, Les Becker and Robert Hohn

"Methodology for Determining Motorcycle Operator Crash Risk and Alcohol Impairment"

By

Robert Voas, Scott McKnight, David Thom, Hugh Hurt Jr, John Zellner and Marvin Levy

"The Effect of Blood Alcohol Concentration on Motorcycle Crash Characteristics"

By

James Ouellet and Vira Kasantikul


Poster Presentations

"Fatal motorcycle accidents in Finland 1986 – 1995"

By

Risto Kaivola

"Motorcycle Related Bystander Assistance Training"

By

Vicki Roberts-Sanfelipo