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A Review of Virginia's Traffic Records Project and Some Recommendations for Action
William E. Kelsh
William E. Kelsh
Year: 1979
VTRC No.: 79-R61
Abstract: In an attempt to increase the utility and efficiency of Virginia's traffic records system the Commonwealth has conducted several studies of its activities related to the collection, processing, storage, distribution, and use of accident data. Collectively these efforts are referred to as Virginia's traffic records project. This report reviews the history of the state's traffic records project, outlines the major findings of the various phases of the project, and presents a framework for initiating new activity in this area.