BakS, Susan P. Baker Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Box 013] Truck Safety Files. — 1966-1981. — 1 box
Creator: Baker, Susan
Materials pertain to truck safety issues. Documents include three papers by Baker that she presented at annual meetings and conferences; copies of statements of testimonies by Baker and others before the U. S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Hearings on Truck-Car Crash Safety; rosters for meetings on Heavy Duty Truck Safety at which Baker was a speaker; notes; materials pertaining to the Truck and Bus Safety Subcommittee of the U. S. Department of Transportation, mostly concerning issues having to do with FMVSS-121 air brake systems; correspondence (many are neither to nor from Baker); news releases; copies of papers not by Baker; reports; clippings, mostly from newspapers; and a large literature of published materials pertaining to trucks, truck accidents, and truck safety by, among others, the U. S. Department of Transportation, the National Transportation Safety Board, PROD, and the University of Michigan Highway Safety Research Institute. Materials include photographic prints.

[Folder 013/001] Accident Reporting forms (blank). — circa 1972. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/002] Bibliography. — 1974. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/003] Clippings. — circa 1972-1981. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/004 - 013/006] Correspondence. — 1973-1980. — 3 folders

[Folder 013/007] Guides and Manuals. — 1968; 1980; undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/008] Heavy Duty Truck Safety Meeting Rosters & Notes. — 1979. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/009] Illustrations, Graphs, and Tables. — circa 1973-1976. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/010] National Transportation Safety Board Safety Recommendations. — 1972; 1977. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/011] Notes. — undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/012] Fatal Tractor Trailer Crashes: Considerations in Setting Relevant Standards, paper by Baker, Wong, & Masemore. — 1975. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/013] Alcohol in Fatal Tractor Trailor Crashes, paper by Baker. — 1975. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/014] Reducing Deaths and Injuries in Crashes Involving Heavy Trucks: Ten Strategies, paper by Baker. — 1976. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/015 - 013/017] Papers not authored by Baker. — circa 1966-1979 (inclusive). — 3 folders

[Folder 013/018] Truck Photographs . — undated. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/019] Presentations (not by Baker). — circa 1976-1977. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/020] Press Releases. — circa 1977-1979. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/021] Reports (not by Baker). — circa 1973-1981 (inclusive). — 2 folders
These include reports that may not have been published. There are many more reports in the published literature at the back of the box.

[Folder 013/022] Research Proposal: Safety Aspects of Increased Size & Weight of Heavy Vehicles. — 1975. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/023] SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Recommended Practices. — 1980. — 1 folder

[Folder 013/024] Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation -- Testimony. — 1977-1978. — 1 folder
Includes a transcript of testimony by Baker, among others.

[Folder 013/025 - 013/026] U. S. Department of Transportation, Truck and Bus Safety Subcommittee -- FMVSS-121 Air Brake Systems Issues. — circa 1975-1977. — 2 folders

[Folder 013/027] Weight Limits -- Charts and Standards. — circa 1974-1976. — 1 folder

[Folder] Truck Safety Literature. — .5 box
Includes published materials pertaining to trucks, truck accidents, and truck safety by, among others, the U. S. Department of Transportation, the National Transportation Safety Board, PROD, and the University of Michigan Highway Safety Research Institute.