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Safety Culture, Miscellaneous, Traffic Safety
10/2014

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.

Road Safety, Miscellaneous, Traffic Safety
10/2014

Descriptive report provides the latest data on pedestrian deaths that occur on the Interstate Highway System.

Teen Driver Safety
9/2014

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.

Teen Driver Safety, Traffic Safety
8/2014

Examines teen driver violations of GDL provisions in 2 states to gain insight into enforcement of these restrictions.

Senior Safety & Mobility
7/2014

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.

Senior Safety & Mobility, Traffic Safety
4/2014

Our new study of two national databases provides some of the latest details on older driver travel behaviors, automobility, and medication use.

Child Passenger Safety, Miscellaneous, Traffic Safety
2/2014

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.

Safety Culture, Distracted Driving, Impaired Driving, Drowsy Driving
1/2014

The sixth-annual Traffic Safety Culture Index provides the very latest survey data on the attitudes and behaviors of American motorists.

Teen Driver Safety
8/2013

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.

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