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Traffic Safety

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Accidents and injuries
    • Transport, travel and mobility
  • Abstract

    Survey of those involved in an accident in the Frankfurt area on driving practice and the accident occurrence. Topics: Those involved in an accident; amount of damage; taking care of the damage; judgement on traffic regulations; attitude to drivers courses at automobile clubs as well as to the speed limit on highways and freeways; image of car brands or attributed social prestige; membership in an automobile club or organization; possession of drivers license and annual distance driven; possession of a vehicle; age, brand and owner of vehicle; insurance policies completed; repairs undertaken oneself; opportunities of using car radio; leisure activities; social origins; physical handicap; position in sibling sequence; occupations of siblings. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; family composition; number of children; ages of children (classified); age and number of siblings; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; income; household income; housing situation; state; possession of durable economic goods; possession of assets. Interviewer rating: city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1960-06 / 1960-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Frankfurt am Main (DE-HE-FRA)
    Frankfurt area
Sampled Universe
No further information.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Car drivers with a non-fatal accident in the Frankfurt area in 1959.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 900
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0349 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

DIVO, Frankfurt (1960): Verkehrssicherheit. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.