For the accident data to be most useful to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) it is important to identify the vehicle characteristics; ... identification the level of detail may vary from a vehicle identification number (VIN ) to the reporting officera#39;s estimate of vehicle size, make, and model. ... It is important to control the quality of the data by manual and automatic edit checks at that stage.
|Title||:||Accident Data Quality|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 1993-01-01|