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Safety Culture, Drowsy Driving
1/2004

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), each year up to 100,000 police-reported crashes (about 1.5% of all crashes) involve drowsiness or fatigue as a principal cause, injuring at least 71,000 people, and killing at least 1,500.

Road Safety
7/2003

This report describes an evaluation of converging chevron pavement markings in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

Safety Culture, Distracted Driving
6/2003

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
1/2003

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
11/2002

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.

Road Safety, Safety Culture, Impaired Driving
5/2002

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.

Senior Safety & Mobility
5/2002

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, Miscellaneous
4/2002
Child Passenger Safety, Miscellaneous
1/2002

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.

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