The data comes from a unpublished master's paper by Carl Hoffstedt. They relate the automobile accident rate,
in accidents per million vehicle miles to several potential terms. The data include 39 sections of large
highways in the state of Minnesota in 1973. The goal of this analysis was to understand the impact
of design variables,
Shld that are under the control of
the highway department, on accidents.
Carl Hoffstedt. This differs from the dataset
highway in the
alr3 package only by transformation of some of the columns.
Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition, Sage.
Weisberg, S. (2005) Applied Linear Regression, Third Edition. Wiley, Section 7.2.