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

Emerging Technologies

2018 Forum on the Impact of Vehicle Technologies and Automation on Vulnerable Road Users and Driver Behavior and Performance: A Summary Report

This report summarizes presentations, discussion, and outcomes from a stakeholder forum on the impact of 21st-century automotive technologies on vulnerable road users and on driver behavior and performance.

January 2019 // Full Report PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Medication Use in Older Adult Drivers: AAA LongROAD Study

This research brief examines the amount and types of medications used by older drivers. Many of these medications have been associated with increased crash risk.

November 2018 // Research Brief PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

Prevalence of Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Drivers: AAA LongROAD Study

This research brief asses the use of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) in older adults that is associated with high levels morbidity, mortality and health care expenditures.

November 2018 // Research Brief PDF

Vulnerable Road Users

The Relationship Between Visual Abilities and Driving Habits Among Older Drivers: A LongROAD Study

This research brief assesses driving habits related to visual function using objective measures of driving amongst older driver participants in the LongROAD study.

October 2018 // Research Brief PDF