In this study, in-vehicle cameras were used to record the driving of 70 study participants to analyze what distractions drivers face and how frequently they engage in distracting tasks.
This study is a follow-up to a previous AAA Foundation study that found that one in five fatal crashes involve at least one driver who did not have a valid license, this study examines the practices of several states for addressing the issue of unlicensed drivers.
This report reviews the existing literature on DWI screening procedures and instruments for evaluating drunk-driving offenders and provides an inventory of procedures and instruments that state court systems report they are currently using.
Drunk drivers continue to plague American highways. They crash, they injure,
and they kill. In 2000, 16,653 traffic fatalities — 40 percent of all highway deaths —
involved at least one drinking driver, pedestrian, or bicyclist.
The Supplemental Transportation Program for Seniors project was initiated in 2000 by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, a philanthropic foundation in Washington DC, and the Beverly Foundation, a private foundation in Pasadena, California.
This report summarizes a study that explored the content and availability of child
passenger safety educational materials targeted at lay audiences in the United States,
and identified gaps in the available materials.
Driving an automobile is primarily a visual task, and vision contributes as much as 90 percent of the information needed to drive (Alexander and Lunenfeld 1990).
This report analyzed data compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation to assess the frequency with which various potential distractions contributed to crashes.
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