Predicting the Severity of a Wreck
Southern Methodist University said its model can also help uncover accident hotspots and the reasons behind them.
Researchers at Southern Methodist University (SMU) have developed a predictability model that factors in certain variables, such as drunk driving and speeding, to determine how severe an accident would be.
As part of the program, the university established an interactive online system to enable the insurance industry to leverage the tool. SMU reported the model can also help uncover accident hotspots and the reason behind them.
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