The prisoner's dilemma and vehicle safety: Some policy implications
Tay, Richard S. (2002) The prisoner's dilemma and vehicle safety: Some policy implications. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 36(3), pp. 491-495.
Using the classic prisoner's dilemma framework in game theory, this paper argues that the current emphasis on occupant protection may result in a pareto inferior outcome. Shifting the relative emphasis from increasing occupant protection to non-aggressiveness of a vehicle, however, is likely to improve the environmental quality as well as reducing the road trauma.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||Vehicle safety, road safety, crashworthiness, occupant protection, vehicle aggressivity|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (160500) > Public Policy (160510)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Health Promotion (111712)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (111701)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING (090200)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 Journal of Transport Economics and Policy|
|Deposited On:||20 Apr 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2009 07:27|
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