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Peer Reviewed Publications

Costich J., Slavova S. (2015). Using enforcement and adjudication data to assess the impact of a primary safety belt law. Traffic Injury Prevention, 16(7), 664-668, DOI: 10.1080/15389588.2014.999857. 

Jacobsen, L., Bunn, T., Slavova, S. 2014. Human and Environmental Factors Associated with Adult Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Collisions in Kentucky. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 112, 5-11.

Bunn, T., Singleton, M., Slavova, S., & Nicholson, V. (2012). Concordance of Identified Drugs in Injured Drivers Using Linked Motor Vehicle Crash, Emergency Department, and Inpatient Hospitalization Datasets. Injury Prevention, 18, A40.

Bunn, T., Slavova, S., & Robertson, M. (2013). Motor Vehicle Injuries Among Semi Truck Drivers and Sleeper Berth Passengers. Journal of Safety Research, 44, 51–55.

Bunn, T. L., Slavova, S., & Robertson, M. (2012). Crash and burn? Vehicle, collision, and driver factors that influence motor vehicle collision fires. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 47, 140–145.

Green MK, Harrison R, Leinenkugel K, Nguyen CB, Towle M, Schoonover T, Bunn T, Northwood J, Pratt SG, Myers JR. (2011). Occupational highway transportation deaths --- United States, 2003--2008. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 60, 497–502.

Bunn, T. L., Slavova, S., & Tang, M. (2011). Injuries among solid waste collectors in the private versus public sectors. Waste Management & Research : The Journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, ISWA, 29, 1043–52.

Bunn, T. L., Yu, L., Slavova, S., & Bathke, A. (2009). The Effects of Semi Truck Driver Age and Gender and the Presence of Passengers on Collisions with Other Vehicles. Traffic Injury Prevention, 10, 266–272.

Slavova S., Bunn, T., Pavlov, D., Kryscio, R.J. (2007). Surveillance of occupational drivers using k nearest neighbor methods on the line. Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings. 2631-2634.

Bunn, T. L., Slavova, S., Struttmann, T. W., & Browning, S. R. (2005). Sleepiness/fatigue and distraction/inattention as factors for fatal versus nonfatal commercial motor vehicle driver injuries. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 37, 862–869.