Driver Behavior & Performance

Drug Evaluation and Classification: Review of the Program and Opportunities for Enhancement

The purpose of this project was to identify areas where potential modifications could be implemented to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program.

May 2019 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Assessing the Feasibility of Evaluating the Legal Implications of Marijuana Per Se Statutes in the Criminal Justice System

This research assesses the feasibility of studying the effect of non-zero-tolerance per se limits for cannabis on the legal system.

April 2019 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

American Driving Survey, 2014 – 2017

The American Driving Survey collects and analyzes data related to driving patterns of the public in the United States. This brief summarized the results based on data collected from 2016 through 2017 compared to those collected from 2014 through 2015.

February 2019 // Research Brief PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Countermeasures Against Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug-Impaired Driving

This report describes prescription and over-the-counter countermeasures related to pharmacy and medical; data recording and toxicology; law enforcement and judicial; and education and advertising.

October 2018 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Leveraging and Enhancing Alcohol Countermeasures to Reduce Drugged Driving

Two research briefs describe a project that solicited input from subject matter experts across the U.S. regarding the potential for alcohol-impaired driving countermeasures to be adapted as drugged or drug-impaired driving countermeasures.

September 2018 // Enforcement/Legal Brief // Behavioral/Educational Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

Properly and Effectively Adjudicating Drugged Drivers: The Development of Online Curricula

In order to expand access to training in drugged driving adjudication, the AAA Foundation funded the development and production of online courses for judges and prosecutors.

June 2018 // Research Brief PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Hit-and-Run Crashes: Prevalence, Contributing Factors and Countermeasures

Hit-and-run crashes and fatalities rates have been increasing at an alarming rate.

April 2018 // Research Brief PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Advancing Drugged Driving Data at the State Level: State-by-State Assessment

This study assessed current policies and practices in all 50 states and the District of Columbia as related to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s publication Advancing Drugged Driving Data at the State Level: Synthesis of Barriers and Expert Panel Recommendations (2016).

April 2018 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

2017 Traffic Safety Culture Index

The Traffic Safety Culture Index is an annual survey, identifying driver’s attitudes and behaviors related to traffic safety. Road safety topics covered include speeding, red light running, seat belt use, distracted, drowsy and drunk driving.

March 2018 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Driver Behavior & Performance

Prevalence of Drowsy Driving Crashes: Estimates from a Large-Scale Naturalistic Driving Study

The contribution of drowsy driving to motor vehicle crashes is notoriously difficult to quantify. This study examines in-vehicle video captured in a large naturalistic driving study to estimate the proportion of motor vehicle crashes that involve drowsy driving.

February 2018 // Research Brief PDF