Press Releases

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety sends out news releases on new research projects and topics of importance to members of the traffic safety community, media and AAA. To receive copies of our releases you may sign up to be on our mailing list. In addition you will recent the AAA Foundation e-newsletter Research Driven and other announcements.

Questions or for additional information please contact Bruce Hamilton, Manager Research and Communications at 202-638-5944 x 9 or info@aaafoundation.org.

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11/2010
Two Out of Five Drivers Admit to Falling Asleep at the Wheel, Finds AAA Foundation Study
10/2010
Teens Not Exposed to Diverse Driving Experience Prior to Licensing, Finds AAA Foundation Study
9/2010
AAA Campaign Aims to Pass Texting While Driving Bans in All 50 States by 2013; Together with Foundation Launches 'Heads Up Driving Week'
12/2009
AAA Foundation Debuts Roadwise Review, a Free Online Tool for Senior Drivers
10/2009
AAA Campaign Aims to Pass Texting While Driving Bans in All 50 States by 2013; Together with Foundation Launches 'Heads Up Driving Week'
8/2009
Large Majority of Drivers 55+ Unaware of Potentially Dangerous Combination of Medications and Driving, Says New AAA Foundation Study
7/2009
Distracted Driving the Top Reason that 35 Percent of Drivers Feel Less Safe than Five Years Ago, According to the AAA Foundation
7/2009
AAA Foundation Recommends Brain Fitness Software to Cut Auto Crash Risk, Improve Driving
4/2009
Aggressive Driving a Factor in Up to 56% of Deadly Vehicle Crashes, Says New AAA Foundation Analysis
12/2008
Majority of Americans Wrongly Believe Hand-Free Cell Phones are Safer than Hand-Held Devices according to a New AAA Foundation Study
10/2008
AAA Foundation Study Finds Missouri Law on Medically Unfit Drivers is Model for Other States
8/2008
Highway Traffic Fatalities Are Down but U.S. Remains Complacent in Face of Public Health Crisis AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Says: Mission NOT Accomplished
7/2008
U.S. Safety and Mobility Crisis Looms for Aging Baby Boomers, AAA Foundation Warns
6/2008
Program Aims to Focus Road Improvements and Enforcement on Highest Risk Road Segments
4/2008
Motorists Practice “Do As I Say, Not As I Do” on America’s Roads, According to the AAA Foundation’s 2008 Traffic Safety Culture Index
10/2007
New AAA Foundation Study Offers Hope For Improving Senior Drivers’ Performance
9/2007
AAA Foundation Study Finds Many Traffic Signals Can Not Accommodate Older Pedestrians
3/2007
Short-Term License Suspensions for Drinking Drivers Report Fact Sheet
2/2007
16-Year-Old Drivers Involved in 38 percent Fewer Fatal Crashes in States with Most Comprehensive GDL Programs
12/2006
Speeding Triples the Odds of Crashing, NEW AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Report Reveals
11/2006
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Offers Teen Driver Training Technology for Holiday Gift Giving Season -- Driver-ZED is the Gift that Can Save Lives
11/2006
AAA Foundation Releases Guidelines for Evaluating Effectiveness of Driver Education Programs
10/2006
NEW Risk Mapping Tool Unveilded by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
9/2006
AAA Foundation Report Reveals Safety Impacts of Pavement Edge Drop-Offs
6/2006
AAA Foundation Study Shows Communities with Nighttime and Passenger Restrictions for Teen Drivers have 20 percent Lower Death and Injury Crash Rate for 16 Year-Old Drivers

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