Completed Projects

Child Passenger Safety

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

Traffic Safety

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

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

Road Safety, Miscellaneous

In this report AAA Foundation discusses the dangers of road debris caused by unsecured loads, separated tires, and other vehicle-related sources, and estimates the number of crashes attributable to such debris each year.

For more recent statistics, please see the GAO 13-24 report

Road Safety, Miscellaneous

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.

Senior Safety & Mobility

AAA Foundation report investigates the factors leading to the crashes of older drivers, by analyzing 25 years of data on crashes in the state of Texas.

Safety Culture, Drowsy Driving

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

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