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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.

Safety Culture
8/2011

Distracted driving is one of the riskiest behaviors any driver can undertake.

Teen Driver Safety
1/2011

This report summarizes the results of a study of online basic driver education, conducted by Dunlap and Associates, Inc. for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Safety Culture, Traffic Safety
1/2011

Previous studies by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety have found that approximately one in five fatal crashes involved an unlicensed or invalidly licensed driver.

Teen Driver Safety
12/2010

This report is part of the Large-scale Evaluation of Driver Education Project being conducted by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation and Northport Associates for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Safety Culture
11/2010

This study presents new estimates of the prevalence of drowsy drivers on U.S. roads using data from a nationally-representative survey of drivers, and examines the role of drowsy driving in a nationally-representative sample of crashes.

Teen Driver Safety
10/2010

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. In an effort to reduce crashes and fatalities among young drivers, nearly all states have implemented graduated driver licensing (GDL) systems.

Safety Culture, Traffic Safety
10/2010

This annual survey of driver behavior and attitudes toward safety on the roads continues to show that drivers can improve their habits behind the wheel.

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