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.
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.
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.
This report describes the development of a training session developed for parents of new teenage drivers to help them to mentor and guide their teens effectively as they learn how to drive.
August 2013 // Full Report PDF
This report summarizes recent research on Graduated Driver Licensing for young novice drivers, highlighting the results of recent studies as well as questions still in need of further research.
November 2012 // Full Report PDF
A companion study to Teen Driver Risk in Relation to Age and Number of Passengers, this study investigates the characteristics of teen driver crashes involving teenage passengers in the vehicle.
This study investigates how teen drivers' crash risk changes when they are carrying passengers compared with driving by themselves in relation to the number of passengers in the car and the ages of the passengers.
This research examines the crash rates of older drivers in the state of Iowa who were granted special restricted driver's licenses that only allowed driving in certain areas close to home.
April 2012 // Full Report PDF
The research presented in this report investigates the prevalence and risk of various distracted driving behaviors among newly-licensed teenage drivers observed using in-vehicle video cameras.
In-depth examination of how rates of involvement in specific types of crashes change over time as new drivers gain experience, to improve our understanding of how driver education and graduated driver licensing systems could better prepare new drivers to drive independently.