Driver Behavior & Performance

Using Naturalistic Driving Data to Assess Vehicle-to-Vehicle Crashes Involving Fleet Drivers

This report examines behaviors observed in crashes of fleet vehicles captured on in-vehicle video cameras.

June 2015 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Did the Great Recession Keep Bad Drivers Off the Road?

This study examines whether the Great Recession contributed to reductions in fatal crashes by disproportionately reducing the amount of driving done by groups of drivers that have greater rates of crash involvement.

May 2015 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

American Driving Survey Year One May 2013 – May 2014

This report documents the development of the AAA Foundation's American Driving Survey, which quantifies the amount and type of driving done by U.S. drivers using daily surveys of a representative sample of U.S. households.

April 2015 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

2014 Traffic Safety Culture Index

This report presents the results of our annual Traffic Safety Culture Index survey, providing data on the attitudes and behaviors of the American public with respect to key traffic safety topics.

January 2015 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

Prevalence of Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Drowsy Drivers, United States, 2009-2013

This study estimates the prevalence of motor vehicle crashes, injuries, and deaths that involve drowsy driving, using data from a sample of in-depth crash investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

November 2014 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

Hidden Highways: Fog and Traffic Crashes on America’s Roads

This report quantifies the prevalence and characteristics of motor vehicle crashes, injuries, and deaths occurring in the presence of fog.

November 2014 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

2013 Traffic Safety Culture Index

This report presents the results of our annual Traffic Safety Culture Index survey, providing data on the attitudes and behaviors of the American public with respect to key traffic safety topics.

January 2014 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

Temporal Trends in Indicators of Traffic Safety Culture among Drivers in the United States, 2009–2012

An examination of the trends in attitudes about traffic safety and self-reported driving behaviors, based on the findings from our most recent surveys of the American public.

August 2013 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

Cognitive Distraction: Something to Think About

A compendium of lessons learned from recent studies.

June 2013 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

Measuring Cognitive Distraction in the Automobile

Using cutting-edge methods for measuring brain activity in conjunction with driving performance, this research develops a methodology for measuring cognitive distraction associated with performing non-driving-related tasks while driving.

June 2013 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF