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Investigators from IFSTTAR Report New Data on Risk Management

June 27, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News -- A new study on Risk Management is now available. According to news reporting originating from Bouguenais, France, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "This article presents the methodology developed within the framework of the research project SARI (Automated Road Surveillance for Driver and Administrator Information). This methodology is based on the logic of action research."

Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from IFSTTAR, "The article presents the different stages in the development of technological innovation addressing vehicle control loss when driving on a curve. The results observed in speed reduction illustrate that no matter how optimal an innovation may be technologically speaking, it is only as effective as it is acceptable from a user standpoint."

According to the news editors, the research concluded: "This acceptability can only be obtained if the technology is developed by engineers in liaison with social science specialists."

For more information on this research see: From technological acceptability to appropriation by users: Methodological steps for device assessment in road safety. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 2014;67():159-165. Accident Analysis and Prevention can be contacted at: Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1GB, England. (Elsevier -; Accident Analysis and Prevention -

The news editors report that additional information may be obtained by contacting S. Bordel, IFSTTAR, F-44344 Bouguenais, France. Additional authors for this research include A. Somat, H. Barbeau, F. Anceaux, C. Greffeuille, G. Menguy, M.P. Pacaux, P. Subirats, F. Terrade and M.L. Gallenne.

Keywords for this news article include: France, Europe, Bouguenais, Risk Management

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