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

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

Distracted and Risk-Prone Drivers

This report investigates the relationships between self-reported distracted driving and engagement in other risky driving behaviors examined in the AAA Foundation's annual Traffic Safety Culture Index survey.

January 2013 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

2012 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 2013 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

2012 Traffic Safety Culture Index: Motorists Admit to Driving Drowsy

This study investigates the prevalence of self-reported drowsy driving in the United States using data from the AAA Foundation's annual Traffic Safety Culture Index survey.

December 2012 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

Motor Vehicle Crashes, Injuries, and Deaths in Relation to Driver Age: United States, 1995 – 2010

This report examines changes and trends in motor vehicle crashes, injuries, and deaths per capita and per mile driven overall and in relation to driver age from 1995 through 2010.

November 2012 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

2011 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 2012 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

The Prevalence and Impact of Drowsy Driving

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 subject to in-depth investigations.

November 2010 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

2010 Traffic Safety Culture Index

This report presents the results of the AAA Foundation’s third annual Traffic Safety Culture Index, conducted from May 11 through June 7, 2010, a survey conducted with a nationally-representative sample of 2,000 U.S. residents 16 years of age and older.

October 2010 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

Proceedings of the National Rural Summit on Traffic Safety Culture 2009

Description of national conference on rural traffic safety culture, co-sponsored by the Western Transportation Institute, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Montana Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

November 2009 // Full Report PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

2009 Traffic Safety Culture Index

This annual survey provides statistics on driving behaviors and attitudes about traffic safety among U.S. drivers.

July 2009 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF