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, United States, 1985–2011

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

This study of two national databases provides details on older driver travel behaviors, automobility, and medication use.

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

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

National Survey of Child Passenger Safety Technicians on the LATCH System, United States, 2013

This report presents the results of a survey of Child Passenger Safety Technicians regarding opportunities to improve the ease of use of the LATCH system in motor vehicles.

February 2014 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Evaluating LATCH System Ease of Use and Key Features in New Vehicles

This report presents recommendations for improving the ease of use of the LATCH system for securing child safety seats in vehicles, based on human factors analysis and an expert workshop.

November 2013 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Timing of Driver’s License Acquisition and Reasons for Delay among Young People in the United States, 2012

This study investigates the ages at which young people obtain driver’s licenses, as well as reasons for delaying licensure among those who do not obtain a license before turning 18.

August 2013 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF