Completed Projects

Safety Culture, Distracted Driving

In this study, in-vehicle cameras were used to record the driving of 70 study participants to analyze what distractions drivers face and how frequently they engage in distracting tasks.

Safety Culture

This study is a follow-up to a previous AAA Foundation study that found that one in five fatal crashes involve at least one driver who did not have a valid license, this study examines the practices of several states for addressing the issue of unlicensed drivers.

Traffic Safety

This report reviews the existing literature on DWI screening procedures and instruments for evaluating drunk-driving offenders and provides an inventory of procedures and instruments that state court systems report they are currently using.

Senior Safety & Mobility

The Supplemental Transportation Program for Seniors project was initiated in 2000 by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, a philanthropic foundation in Washington DC, and the Beverly Foundation, a private foundation in Pasadena, California.

Road Safety, Safety Culture, Impaired Driving

Drunk drivers continue to plague American highways. They crash, they injure,
and they kill. In 2000, 16,653 traffic fatalities — 40 percent of all highway deaths —
involved at least one drinking driver, pedestrian, or bicyclist.

Road Safety, Safety Culture, Miscellaneous
Child Passenger Safety, Miscellaneous

This report summarizes a study that explored the content and availability of child
passenger safety educational materials targeted at lay audiences in the United States,
and identified gaps in the available materials.

Road Safety, Miscellaneous

Driving an automobile is primarily a visual task, and vision contributes as much as 90 percent of the information needed to drive (Alexander and Lunenfeld 1990).

Safety Culture

This report analyzed data compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation to assess the frequency with which various potential distractions contributed to crashes.

Safety Culture

Injuries from inline skating have risen sharply in many cities around the world. To understand risk-taking behavior and safety practices associated with urban inline
skating, 2,210 outdoor skaters were observed in Boston, Massachusetts.