Vulnerable Road Users

Teen Driver Crashes: 1994-2013

This study investigates the changes and trends in the number of teenage drivers aged 15 – 19 involved in police-reported crashes each year for the 20-year period from 1994 through 2013.

May 2015 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Using Naturalistic Driving Data to Assess the Prevalence of Environmental Factors and Driver Behaviors in Teen Driver Crashes

This study examined the driving behaviors and environmental characteristics observed in a large sample of teen driver crashes captured on in-vehicle video cameras.

March 2015 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Older American Drivers and Traffic Safety Culture: A LongROAD Study

This study examines the extent and nature of the variability in driving behaviors and safety-related attitudes among older drivers, using data from the AAA Foundation’s annual Traffic Safety Culture Index survey.

November 2014 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Young Driver Crash Rates in New Jersey by Driving Experience, Age, and License Phase

This study quantifies the relationship between the age at which drivers obtain their first license and their rates of crash involvement over time as they begin driving independently using data from the state of New Jersey.

October 2014 // Full Report PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Examining the Safety Implications of Later Licensure: Crash Rates of Older vs. Younger Novice Drivers Before and After Graduated Driver Licensing

This study quantifies the relationship between the age at which drivers obtain their first license and their rates of crash involvement over time as they begin driving independently using data from the states of North Carolina and California.

October 2014 // Full Report PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Pedestrian Fatalities on Interstate Highways, United States, 1993-2012

This study provides updated descriptive data regarding pedestrians killed on Interstate highways in the United States.

September 2014 // Full Report PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Evaluation of Beginner Driver Education Programs Studies in Manitoba and Oregon

This report examines driver education programs in two jurisdictions in order to better understand whether and to what extent they have a positive effect on teen driver knowledge, skills, and safety.

September 2014 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Young Driver Licensing in New Jersey: Rates and Trends, 2006-2011

This study examines rates of licensure among teenagers and young adults in the state of New Jersey overall and in relation to demographic characteristics.

July 2014 // Full Report PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Driver License Renewal Policies and Fatal Crash Involvement Rates of Older Drivers

This report investigates several state laws and requirements pertaining to license renewal for older drivers to determine their impact on traffic safety.

July 2014 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Understanding Older Drivers: An Examination of Medical Conditions, Medication Use, and Travel Behavior

Our new study of two national databases provides some of the latest details on older driver travel behaviors, automobility, and medication use.

April 2014 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF