This report Is a collection of more that twenty research articles written by top experts in diverse fields including transportation, public health, public policy, psychology, and more, addressing what needs to be done to ignite and sustain serious national dialogue about traffic safety as an issue of importance commensurate with its impact on our society.
this report assesses the impact of a law enacted in Saskatchewan, Canada, that allows police to suspend the license of a driver for a period of 24 hours if the driver has a blood alcohol concentration higher than .04 g/dL, even if the driver has not consumed enough alcohol to be arrested for DWI.
This study is examines the overall national impact of graduated driver licensing programs on fatal crashes and injury crashes of 16-year-old drivers.
This report provides background information on alcohol-related injury, screening, and interventions, and describes a project to increase alcohol screening of patients by emergency physicians.
This study analyses in-depth real-world driving data collected under a major study by Virginia Tech and the U.S. Department of Transportation, to assess the relative risk associated with various driver behaviors.
The Foundation developed this three-volume set of guidelines for conducting thorough evaluations of driver education programs for beginning drivers.
This document, "Evaluating Driver Education Programs: Management Overview," provides an introduction to evaluating driver education programs.
This AAA Foundation report examines the prevalence of pavement edge drop-off—a condition in which the shoulder or the edge of the road is lower than the paved travel lane—in several states, and also surveys state practices for monitoring and repairing drop-off, and assesses the relationship between drop-off depth and crash risk. The report also includes recommendations from the project’s advisory panel of experts and stakeholders.
This study examines the experiences and crash patterns of newly-licensed teenage drivers in three jurisdictions with differing graduated driver licensing programs.
The level of safety for motorists on U.S. roads varies widely. Controlled-access
freeways, with no at-grade intersections or driveways, provide the highest level of safety
among road types.
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