Research

AAA Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers (LongROAD) Data User Guide

Vulnerable Road Users

AAA Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers (LongROAD) Data User Guide

This document serves as the data user guide for the 5-year multi-site AAA LongROAD prospective cohort study of 2,990 drivers aged 65–79 at baseline.

January 2024 Technical Report

Roadside Assistance Providers Fatally Struck by Vehicles at the Roadside: Incidence and Characteristics

Roadway Systems & Drivers

Roadside Assistance Providers Fatally Struck by Vehicles at the Roadside: Incidence and Characteristics

Roadside assistance providers risk their own safety to help stranded motorists. This report examines crashes in which roadside assistance providers were struck and killed by vehicles, to inform efforts to protect them.

January 2024 Technical Report | Report Summary

Examining Equity in Traffic Safety: A National Perspective and Case Studies in Several States

Ongoing Research

Examining Equity in Traffic Safety: A National Perspective and Case Studies in Several States

Project Synopsis

Roadside Assistance Vehicle Lighting and Safety

Ongoing Research

Roadside Assistance Vehicle Lighting and Safety

Project Synopsis

2022 Traffic Safety Culture Index

Driver Behavior & Performance

2022 Traffic Safety Culture Index

The 2022 iteration of the annual Traffic Safety Culture Index describes Americans’ perceptions of, attitudes towards and engagement in dangerous driving behaviors and identifies profiles of risky driving.

November 2023 Technical Report | Report Summary

A Safe System Guide for Transportation: Sharing this Approach to Lead Your Community to Action

Roadway Systems & Drivers

A Safe System Guide for Transportation: Sharing this Approach to Lead Your Community to Action

This document presents recommendations for framing Safe System interventions to facilitate public acceptance and support.

November 2023 Technical Report | Report Summary

Increasing Equity in Traffic Safety: Case Studies in Ohio, Texas, and Washington

Ongoing Research

Increasing Equity in Traffic Safety: Case Studies in Ohio, Texas, and Washington

Project Synopsis

Factors Influencing Drivers’ Compliance with “Slow Down, Move Over” Laws

Ongoing Research

Factors Influencing Drivers’ Compliance with “Slow Down, Move Over” Laws

Project Synopsis

Physical Function and Frailty Are Associated with Self-Regulation of Driving among Older Adults: A LongROAD Study

Vulnerable Road Users

Physical Function and Frailty Are Associated with Self-Regulation of Driving among Older Adults: A LongROAD Study

This study examined physical function and frailty, and their association with strategic driving self-regulation, using data from the AAA Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers study.

October 2023 Research Brief

Aggressive Driving and Road Rage

Ongoing Research

Aggressive Driving and Road Rage

Project Synopsis