Year: 1960 Source: American Sociological Review, v.25, (1960), p.897-901 SIEC No: 19830088

This study investigates the similarities between traffic fatalities & suicide/homicides. It analyzes statistical information of these events gathered in large American metropolitan areas. The author hypothesizes that a significant number of drivers of ‘death dealing’ cars have attitudes similar to those who become involved in suicide/homicides. Results support the authorĂ•s hypothesis. (14 refs) (SC)