Emerging Technologies

Automatic Emergency Braking Systems: Leveraging Large-Truck Technology and Engineering to Realize Safety Gains

September 2017

This study estimates the costs and benefits associated with equipping all large trucks nationwide with automatic emergency braking systems.

Emerging Technologies

Lane Departure Warning Systems: Leveraging Large-Truck Technology and Engineering to Realize Safety Gains

September 2017

This study estimates the costs and benefits associated with equipping all large trucks nationwide with lane departure warning systems.

Emerging Technologies

Video-Based Onboard Safety Monitoring Systems: Leveraging Large-Truck Technology and Engineering to Realize Safety Gains

September 2017

This study estimates the costs and benefits associated with equipping all large trucks nationwide with video-based onboard safety monitoring systems.

Emerging Technologies

Visual and Cognitive Demands of Using In-Vehicle Information Systems

September 2017

This research examines the visual and cognitive demand associated with completing selected common tasks including making a phone call, sending a text message, tuning the radio, and programming navigation systems using the infotainment systems found in 30 model year 2017 vehicles.

Vulnerable Road Users

Distracted Driving Behaviors and Beliefs among Older Adults: A LongROAD Analysis of the Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety Study

September 2017

This research explores the behaviors and attitudes of elderly drivers regarding cell phone use while driving as well as the prevalence of specific modes of cell phone use including talking, texting, emailing, browsing the internet, and navigating.