Risk Science Unplugged presents Just Unplug and Drive

Date & Time

May 18, 2012, 2:00-3:00 pm EDT
Ninety-five Americans are killed on the road every day. Around 15 times that number are seriously injured and hospitalized. The personal and societal cost of this immense. Without innovative solutions and concerted action, this 'road toll' is estimated to climb. Leading injury prevention researchers Ray Bingham, Jean Shope and Michael Fitzharris join forces with John Viera, Director of Sustainability & Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford, to chat with Di Bowman about the growing public health challenges posed by transport safety and what can be done to make our roads safer.

Panelists

Ray Bingham, Research Professor, University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry and Transportation Research Institute

Michael Fitzharris, Senior Research Fellow at the Monash University Accident Research Center

Jean Shope, Research Professor and Associate Director, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

John Viera, Director of Sustainability & Vehicle Environmental Matters Ford Motor Company

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