Completed Projects

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Teen Driver Safety
10/2006

The Foundation developed this three-volume set of guidelines for conducting thorough evaluations of driver education programs for beginning drivers.

Road Safety
9/2006

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.

Teen Driver Safety, Safety Culture
6/2006

This study examines the experiences and crash patterns of newly-licensed teenage drivers in three jurisdictions with differing graduated driver licensing programs.

Road Safety, Safety Culture, Miscellaneous
5/2006

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.

Miscellaneous
4/2006

This report describes the creation of Guidelines for Developing Traffic Safety Educational Materials for Spanish-Speaking Audiences and outlines the process of creating materials for speakers of Spanish, or adapting existing English-language materials to serve Spanish speakers.

Child Passenger Safety
2/2006

In this reprot the AAA Foundation examines research on the effectiveness of various types of interventions to increase booster seat use.

Traffic Safety
1/2006

To stimulate multi-disciplinary and multi-organizational thinking on traffic safety research issues, the AAAFTS, in cooperation with the FHWA and NHTSA, sponsored a planning workshop at AAAFTS in Washington, DC on October 11-12, 2005.

Traffic Safety
2/2005

Injury prevention experts are interested in periodically monitoring occupant restraint use and misuse and then working to increase correct use.

Road Safety, Miscellaneous
6/2004

Improper steering in vehicles equipped with antilock brakes (ABS) can send the
vehicle veering dramatically out of control, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
has found.

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