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Take a look at the US National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration web site listed above. NHTSA maintains two
surveillance systems for motor vehicle related events in the
United States. It also provides a series of reports on
transportation related items.
The first surveillance system of NHTSA is called the Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) which generates information on all motor vehicle accidents involving fatalities in the United States. Look through the FARS page to identify the methods which are used to monitor these injuries. Actual data from the FARS system will be available online soon.
The second is the General Estimates System (GES) which generates data on a random sample of motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Take a look at the GES page to identify the methods behind this surveillance system. How do the systems differ?