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Teen Driver Safety
8/2012

This report summarizes the results of a study of supplementary driver training, conducted by Dunlap and Associates, Inc. for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Teen Driver Safety
5/2012

Although the overall number of teen driver fatalities has decreased substantially over the past several years, carrying young passengers is still a significant risk factor for young drivers. In contrast, carrying adult passengers significantly reduces the risks of crash involvement.

Senior Safety & Mobility, Safety Culture
4/2012

This April 1, the AAA Foundation wants to make sure no motorists get "fooled" into believing these commonly-held, yet totally debunked, traffic safety myths!

Senior Safety & Mobility
4/2012

AAA Foundation study shows drivers with special license have lower crash rate than general population

Teen Driver Safety
3/2012

Although the overall number of teen driver fatalities has decreased substantially over the past several years, carrying young passengers is still a significant risk factor for young drivers.

Safety Culture
1/2012

The Foundation's annual Traffic Safety Culture Index continues to reveal that drivers have a "do as I say, not as I do" attitude behind the wheel.

Teen Driver Safety
9/2011

Teen drivers are 50 percent more likely to crash in first month of unsupervised driving than after first year behind the wheel.

Teen Driver Safety
9/2011

Several studies throughout the world have documented that novice driver crashes decline sharply during the first 6 to18 months of driving, regardless of the age at which driving begins. It is clear that a substantial amount is learned during this period, but what that is has rarely been studied and remains largely unknown.

Safety Culture
9/2011

This study estimated the risk of severe injury or death for pedestrians in the United States using data from a federal study of crashes that occurred in the United States in years 1994 - 1998 and involved a pedestrian struck by a forward-moving car, light truck, van, or sport utility vehicle.

Safety Culture
8/2011

The purpose of this study was to increase our understanding of Traffic Safety Culture (TSC) by identifying its constituent components.

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