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

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Improving Parental Supervision of Novice Drivers Using an Evidence-Based Approach

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

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Graduated Driver Licensing Research Review, 2010 – Present

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

Vulnerable Road Users

Vulnerable Road Users

Characteristics of Fatal Crashes Involving 16- and 17-Year-Old Drivers with Teenage Passengers

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.

October 2012 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF