M Sivak

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The information that drivers use: is it indeed 90% visual?
    M Sivak
    Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2150, USA
    Perception 25:1081-9. 1996
  2. ncbi Influence of visibility out of the vehicle cabin on lane-change crashes
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, 2901 Baxter Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:969-72. 2006
  3. doi Survival in fatal road crashes: body mass index, gender, and safety belt use
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:66-8. 2010
  4. doi Toward understanding the recent large reductions in U.S. road fatalities
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:561-6. 2010
  5. ncbi Characteristics and availability of fatal road-crash databases in 20 countries worldwide
    Juha Luoma
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    J Safety Res 38:323-7. 2007
  6. doi Female drivers in the United States, 1963-2010: from a minority to a majority?
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 14:259-60. 2013
  7. doi A note: the changing gender demographics of U.S. drivers
    Michael Sivak
    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:575-6. 2012
  8. doi Update: Percentage of young persons with a driver's license continues to drop
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:341. 2012
  9. doi Recent changes in the age composition of drivers in 15 countries
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:126-32. 2012
  10. doi A preliminary analysis of traffic crashes by out-of-state drivers
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:220-2. 2011

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi The information that drivers use: is it indeed 90% visual?
    M Sivak
    Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2150, USA
    Perception 25:1081-9. 1996
    ..The proliferation of such claims in the absence of direct evidence is a reminder that researchers should be careful about assuring the validity of the claims they are passing on...
  2. ncbi Influence of visibility out of the vehicle cabin on lane-change crashes
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, 2901 Baxter Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:969-72. 2006
    ..This finding suggests that lateral visibility out of the vehicle cabin affects safety...
  3. doi Survival in fatal road crashes: body mass index, gender, and safety belt use
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:66-8. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the associations of body mass index (BMI), gender, and use of safety belts with the survival of drivers involved in fatal road crashes...
  4. doi Toward understanding the recent large reductions in U.S. road fatalities
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:561-6. 2010
    ..A reduction of such magnitude over such a short time has not occurred since road safety statistics were first kept (starting in 1913), except for the reductions during World War II...
  5. ncbi Characteristics and availability of fatal road-crash databases in 20 countries worldwide
    Juha Luoma
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    J Safety Res 38:323-7. 2007
    ..This study examined the characteristics and availability of fatal road-crash databases worldwide...
  6. doi Female drivers in the United States, 1963-2010: from a minority to a majority?
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 14:259-60. 2013
    ..This study examined the changes in the relative proportions of male and female drivers between 1963 and 2010...
  7. doi A note: the changing gender demographics of U.S. drivers
    Michael Sivak
    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:575-6. 2012
    ..This study examined recent trends in gender differences in the percentage of persons with driver's licenses as a function of age by comparing data from 2010 and 1995...
  8. doi Update: Percentage of young persons with a driver's license continues to drop
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:341. 2012
    ..S. Census Bureau. The results indicate that the general trend continues. For example, the percentages of persons 19 years of age with a driver's license in 1983, 2008, and 2010 were 87.3, 75.5, and 69.5, respectively...
  9. doi Recent changes in the age composition of drivers in 15 countries
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:126-32. 2012
    ..This study examined the recent changes in the percentage of persons with a driver's license in 15 countries as a function of age...
  10. doi A preliminary analysis of traffic crashes by out-of-state drivers
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:220-2. 2011
    ..This study was designed to investigate the relationship between the involvement of out-of-state drivers in fatal crashes and each US state's fatality rate per distance driven...
  11. doi Toward understanding on-road interactions of male and female drivers
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:235-8. 2011
    ..This study examined gender effects in six geometric scenarios of 2-vehicle crashes in which an involved driver could potentially ascertain the gender of the other driver prior to the crash...
  12. doi An analysis of U.S. road fatalities per population: changes by age from 1958 to 2008
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:438-42. 2011
    ..This article presents a time-series analysis of changes in road safety in the United States from a public-health point of view...
  13. doi Homicide rate as a predictor of traffic fatality rate
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:511-2. 2009
    ..In the United States, traffic fatality rates per distance driven vary greatly from state to state, with the maximum rate being 2.9 times the minimum rate. This study was designed to examine factors associated with this variability...
  14. doi During which month is it riskiest to drive in the United States?
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:348-9. 2009
    ..This study examined the variation in the U.S. road fatality rate per distance driven across the months of the year...
  15. ncbi Optimal strategies for adaptive curve lighting
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, United States
    J Safety Res 36:281-8. 2005
    ..Conventional low beams headlamps do not provide sufficient illumination for nighttime visibility on curves...
  16. ncbi Sleeping more as a way to lose weight
    M Sivak
    The University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute, 2901 Baxter Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Obes Rev 7:295-6. 2006
    ..g. watching TV), with sleeping is likely to result in a substantial reduction in caloric intake. Calculations are presented to illustrate the possible benefits of such a switch on weight reduction...
  17. ncbi Traffic safety in the U.S.: re-examining major opportunities
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    J Safety Res 38:337-55. 2007
    ..This article examines five major road-safety risk factors: exceeding posted speed limits, not using safety belts, driving while intoxicated, nighttime driving, and young drivers...
  18. ncbi Body-pillar vision obstructions and lane-change crashes
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    J Safety Res 38:557-61. 2007
    ..This exploratory study investigated the relationship between vision obstructions from body pillars and lane-change crashes...
  19. doi Improving traffic safety: conceptual considerations for successful action
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    J Safety Res 39:453-7. 2008
    ..Fortunately, our understanding of the complexities involved in traffic safety has recently made major gains, and common sense can now be supplemented, to some degree, by valid technical analysis...
  20. doi Mechanisms involved in the recent large reductions in US road fatalities
    M Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Inj Prev 15:205-6. 2009
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  21. doi Recent changes in the age composition of U.S. drivers: implications for the extent, safety, and environmental consequences of personal transportation
    Michael Sivak
    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2150, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:588-92. 2011
    ..This study examined the changes in the United States from 1983 to 2008 in the percentage of persons with driver's licenses as a function of age...