"Don't wait for accidents to happen"



Born 1945


  • 1967 B.Sc (Econ (hons) London School of Economics
  • 1970 M.Sc (Econ) Queen Mary College, London University

Professional activities

  • 1967-1971 Department of Economic Affairs: South East Economic Planning Council, regional economics
  • 1971-1974 Third London Airport Directorate
  • 1975-1977 Urban Economics
  • 1979-1983 Economics of Freight and Shipping, Channel Tunnel forecasting
  • 1983-1986 Department of Environment, Housing Economics
  • since 1986 Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (formerly Department of Transport) Road Safety Division


  • Member of Research Advisory Group of AA Foundation for Road Safety Research.
  • Member of OECD Expert Group on Safety of Vulnerable Road Users (reported 1996).
  • Vice-Chair of COST 313
  • Management Committee on Socio-economic Cost of Road Accidents (Report published 1994)


  • McMAHON K. 1996, Introduction to Valuation of road accidents: main concepts, cost elements, estimation methods in: Monetarisation des consequences des accidents de la route. Ed. Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Securite, Editions Paradigme Orleans
  • McMAHON K. 1994, COST313 Socioeconomic Cost of Road Accidents, Contributor to ALFARO J.L, CHAPUIS M. FABRE F., European Commission
  • McMAHON K. (1986-1989, 1991, 1994), Cost of Road Accidents in Road Accidents Great Britain
  • McMAHON K., O`REILLY D.M. 1993, Valuation of the reduction in risk of road accidents: 1992 revision. Road Accidents Great Britain 1992 – The casualty report HMSO
  • McMAHON K., O`REILLY D.M., HOPKIN J., JONES-LEE M., LOOMES G., PHILLIPS P. 1992, The Value of Road Safety: UK research on injury valuation. Conference paper presented to the Sixth World Conference on Transport Research, Lyon, France

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