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Safety Culture, Drowsy Driving
12/2012

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety conducts research with a focus toward creating a social climate where traffic safety is highly valued and rigorously pursed. The 2012 Traffic Safety Culture Index found that finds that 96% of drivers consider it to be unacceptable for someone to drive when they are so sleepy that they have a hard time keeping their eyes open.

Senior Safety & Mobility, Safety Culture, Traffic Safety
11/2012

The study found, drivers of all ages experienced decreases in all three crash rates -- crashes per population, crashes per driver, and crashes per mile driver -- over the study periods.

Teen Driver Safety
10/2012

The data presented in this report can help states identify remaining targets of opportunity to prevent fatal crashes that involve teenage drivers with teenage passengers through refinements to their graduated driver licensing programs.

Teen Driver Safety
8/2012

This report summarizes the results of a study of supplementary driver training, conducted by Dunlap and Associates, Inc. for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Teen Driver Safety
5/2012

Although the overall number of teen driver fatalities has decreased substantially over the past several years, carrying young passengers is still a significant risk factor for young drivers. In contrast, carrying adult passengers significantly reduces the risks of crash involvement.

Senior Safety & Mobility, Safety Culture
4/2012

This April 1, the AAA Foundation wants to make sure no motorists get "fooled" into believing these commonly-held, yet totally debunked, traffic safety myths!

Senior Safety & Mobility
4/2012

AAA Foundation study shows drivers with special license have lower crash rate than general population

Teen Driver Safety
3/2012

Although the overall number of teen driver fatalities has decreased substantially over the past several years, carrying young passengers is still a significant risk factor for young drivers.

Safety Culture
1/2012

The Foundation's annual Traffic Safety Culture Index continues to reveal that drivers have a "do as I say, not as I do" attitude behind the wheel.

Safety Culture
9/2011

This study estimated the risk of severe injury or death for pedestrians in the United States using data from a federal study of crashes that occurred in the United States in years 1994 - 1998 and involved a pedestrian struck by a forward-moving car, light truck, van, or sport utility vehicle.

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