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Interview: Research underway to make transportation safer for wheelchair use.
Abstract: Television newscaster interviews a University of Louisville student and assistant professor in mechanical engineering about their ongoing research to make public transportation safer for individuals who use wheelchairs. The project, collaboration between the University and the Transit Authority of River City (TARC), looks at the securement system used including the mechanics and the awareness of the system, and the ability for people to use the system. Run time: 2 minutes 45 seconds.
NARIC Accession Number: O18527. What's this?
Author(s): Murphy, Renee; Salipur, Zdravko; Frost, Karen.
Project Number: H133F100032.
Publisher(s): Consequences of Wheelchair Tie-Down and Occupant Restraint System Practices on Wheelchair Passenger Safety in Fixed-Route Transit, University of Louisville, J. B. Speed School of Engineering, JB Speed Hall, Suite 221, Louisville, KY, 40292; 502/852-0279.
Publication Year: 2012.
Descriptor Terms: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BIOENGINEERING, DEVICES DESIGN, DRIVING, MOTOR VEHICLES, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, SAFETY, TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT, TRANSPORTATION, WHEELCHAIRS.