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The uptake and expected impact of Electronic Stability Program (ESC) amongst the Australian passenger vehicle fleet

Steinhardt, Dale A., Wills, Andrew R., & Rakotonirainy, Andry (2007) The uptake and expected impact of Electronic Stability Program (ESC) amongst the Australian passenger vehicle fleet. In 2007 Road Safety: Research, Policing, Education Conference, 17-19th October, Melbourne.

Abstract

Electronic Stability Program (ESP) is an in-vehicle active control system which acts in loss of control situations to stabilise a vehicle. Several studies have shown the road safety benefits of ESP in international contexts. However, little consideration has been given for factors which may inhibit the uptake and potential effectiveness of ESP amongst the Australian vehicle fleet. This study highlights some of these potential factors including the rate of uptake of ESP into the Australian new vehicle market, purchasing patterns, driver behaviour, culture and the media. Conclusions are drawn in terms of future research directions and good public policy to maximise the effects of ESP in Australia.

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ID Code: 10555
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: The contents of this conference can be freely accessed online via the conference’s web page (see hypertext link).
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Keywords: CARRS, Q, Electronic stability control, esp, esc, electronic stability program, vehicle fleet, safety, Australia, drivers
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Road Transportation and Freight Services (150703)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Transportation and Freight Services not elsewhere classified (150799)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 02 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:34

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