Driver Behavior & Performance

Fatal Wrong-Way Crashes on Divided Highways

This brief explores fatal wrong-way crashes and factors associated with these incidents.

March 2021 // Research Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

A Pilot Sentinel Surveillance System for Drug Use by Drivers in Crashes—Lessons Learned and Recommendations

This research brief describes the pilot testing, related lessons learned, and barriers encountered in the development and implementation of a sentinel surveillance system for drug use by drivers in crashes.

March 2021 // Research Brief // Guidebook

Driver Behavior & Performance

2019 Traffic Safety Culture Index

The Traffic Safety Culture Index (TSCI) is a nationally representative survey that has been conducted annually since 2008 to identify American drivers’ perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors related to traffic safety issues.

June 2020 // Technical Report // Fact Sheet

Driver Behavior & Performance

Evidence-Based Behavior Change Campaigns to Improve Traffic Safety Toolkit

The Evidence-Based Behavior Change Campaigns to Improve Traffic Safety Toolkit is a hands-on resource designed for traffic safety practitioners to develop behavior change campaigns that are both evidence-based and effective.

March 2020 // Research Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

Cannabis Use Among Drivers in Fatal Crashes in Washington State Before and After Legalization

This study examines marijuana involvement in fatal crashes in Washington State before and after recreational use of cannabis became legal in the state.

January 2020 // Research Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

Data Necessary to Develop a Sentinel Surveillance System for Drug Use by Drivers in Crashes: A Review of the Existing Landscape

This research brief examines the ways to develop a sentinel surveillance system.

December 2019 // Research Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

Enhancing Drugged Driving Data: State-Level Recommendations

This report presents the results of state-by-state analysis identifying the specific legislative, regulatory and/or resource changes required for states to align with recommended policies and practices.

December 2019 // Technical Report // Fact Sheet

Driver Behavior & Performance

Effectiveness of Distracted Driving Countermeasures: A Review of the Literature

This research brief reviews the current scientific evidence concerning the effectiveness of existing and emerging countermeasures against distracted driving.

November 2019 // Research Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

Detection Windows for Drugs in Oral Fluid: Cannabinoids, Stimulants, and Opioids

The objective of this research brief is to assess the literature on oral fluid detection times to address how long after a person uses a drug it can be detected in oral fluid, and what factors may influence detection times.

July 2019 // Research Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

2018 Traffic Safety Culture Index

This annual Traffic Safety Culture Index (TSCI), a nationally representative survey, has been conducted to identify and assess key indicators regarding American drivers’ attitudes toward and behaviors regarding traffic safety, since 2008.

June 2019 // Technical Report // Fact Sheet