Utilizes the mental workload rating system and scale published in part 1 (June 2013) to explore the cognitive distraction caused by additional tasks, technologies, and -- for the first time -- proprietary systems.
Click on the title above to see our Vehcile Technology Safety Ratings pages, including links to the final report, infographic matrix, and FAQ section for seven different in-car safety technologies.
This report examines driver education programs in two jurisdictions in order to better understand whether and to what extent they have a positive effect on teen driver safety.
Examines teen driver violations of GDL provisions in 2 states to gain insight into enforcement of these restrictions.
This report investigates several state laws and requirements pertaining to license renewal for older drivers, with the objective of determining whether and which such policies reduce fatal crash rates, and by how much.
Our new study of two national databases provides some of the latest details on older driver travel behaviors, automobility, and medication use.
These reports examine the Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) systems in vehicles, with the goal of reducing child passenger deaths and injuries by improving LATCH ease of use and effectiveness.
The sixth-annual Traffic Safety Culture Index provides the very latest survey data on the attitudes and behaviors of American motorists.
Part IV in a series of studies, conducted at the UNC Highway Safety Research Center, of novice teen drivers. This report provides an overview of a training session developed for parents, that aims to improve parent "coaching" of their teen drivers.
This study investigated the ages at which young people obtain driver’s licenses, as well as reasons for delaying licensure among those who did not obtain a license before turning 18.
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