Search Results for distracted driver

Vulnerable Road Users

Distracted Driving Behaviors and Beliefs among Older Adults: A LongROAD Analysis of the Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety Study

...change their behaviors. Forty-three percent stated that if a distracted driving citation resulted in points on their drivers’ licenses, they would also curtail their distracted driving behaviors. Predictors of Distracted...

September 2017 // Research Brief

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Distracted Driving Among Newly Licensed Teen Drivers

...in other distracted behaviors Drivers using an electronic device looked away from the roadway, on average, for a full second longer than drivers not using such a device Overall, drivers...

March 2012 // Technical Report // Fact Sheet

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Vulnerable Road Users

Orientation Sessions for Parents of Young Novice Drivers: An Assessment of U.S. Programs and Recommendations

Introduction The role of parents in the licensing process has expanded greatly since the arrival of graduated driver licensing (GDL). Lengthy learner stages, supervised hours requirements and driving restrictions have...

May 2018 // Technical Report // Fact Sheet

Driver Behavior & Performance

Rates of Motor Vehicle Crashes, Injuries and Deaths in Relation to Driver Age, United States, 2014-2015

...80 and older have the highest rates of driver deaths. Drivers ages 60-69 were the safest drivers by most measures examined. Methods Rates per 100 million miles driven of driver...

June 2017 // Research Brief

Vulnerable Road Users

Use, Learning and Perceptions of In-Vehicle Technologies, and Vehicle Adaptations among Older Drivers: A LongROAD Study

...the vehicle. Driver seat cushions The driver seat cushion adaptation provides comfort and support for the driver’s posture as well as allowing for a better view of the road. Gas...

October 2017 // Research Brief

Vulnerable Road Users

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

Environmental Factors and Driver Behaviors in Teen Driver Crashes The Situation 963,000 drivers ages 16-19 were involved in police-reported motor vehicle crashes in 2013, which resulted in 383,000 injuries and...

March 2015 // Technical Report // Fact Sheet

Vulnerable Road Users

Assessing Fatality Rates in Crash Involvement for Motorists and Non-Motorists in Teen Driver Crashes by Risk Factor

...teen driver crashes is assessed. Results Overall fatality and fatality rates in teen driver crashes In 2016, teen drivers were involved in an estimated 1,053,000 crashes involving nearly 2,864,000 individuals....

October 2018 // Research Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

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

...to 59; Drivers ages 85 and older have mileage-based crash rates similar to those of drivers ages 20 to 24. Per-driver and per-mile crash rates decreased for drivers of all...

November 2012 // Technical Report // Fact Sheet

Vulnerable Road Users

Using Naturalistic Driving Data to Examine Teen Driver Behaviors Present in Motor Vehicle Crashes, 2007-2015

...driver distraction, with 7% of those (1% of all crashes) involving distraction related to cell phone use. Driver education and training should teach young drivers to avoid taking excessively long...

June 2016 // Technical Report // Fact Sheet