Driver Behavior & Performance

2018 Traffic Safety Culture Index

This annual Traffic Safety Culture Index (TSCI), a nationally representative survey, has been conducted to identify and assess key indicators regarding American drivers’ attitudes toward and behaviors regarding traffic safety, since 2008.

June 2019 // Full Report PDF // Fact Sheet PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

The Association of Frailty with Driving Habits Among Older Adults: AAA LongROAD Study

This research brief examines the association of frailty status with driving habits. If frailty is associated with driving habit outcomes, interventions targeted at preventing or reducing the symptoms of frailty may lead to improved mobility among older adults.

May 2019 // Research Brief PDF

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

Roadway Systems & Drivers

Review of Current Practices for Setting Posted Speed Limits

The aim of this study is to investigate the current practice of how speed limits are set across the country and to understand how the process impacts the traffic environment and drivers’ behaviors.

April 2019 // Research Brief PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Relationship Between Driving Habits and Health-Related Quality of Life: AAA LongROAD Study

This research brief examines driving habits and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in an older population. The health-related quality of life is important in understanding the mental, social and physical well-being of individuals.

April 2019 // Research Brief PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Demographic Differences in Use of Alternate Transportation Among Older Drivers: AAA LongROAD Study

This research brief examines the types and number of alternate sources of transportation used by healthy, older drivers.

April 2019 // Research Brief PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Patterns of Self-Reported Driving While Intoxicated Among Older Adults: AAA LongROAD Study

This research brief examines the prevalence of self-reported alcohol use and alcohol use while driving as well as sociodemographic, health and behavioral factors associated with alcohol use while driving.

April 2019 // Research Brief 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

Vulnerable Road Users

Objectively Derived and Self-Reported Measures of Driving Exposure and Patterns Among Older Adults: AAA LongROAD Study

This research brief examines self-reported and objectively derived measures of driving in an older population.

January 2019 // Research Brief PDF