Search Results for aggressive driving

Alicia Romo

Researcher, Research Team 2

Dr. Alicia Romo joined the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in January 2022. Prior joining the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Alicia worked as a traffic engineer and transportation planner…

Ansley Kasha

Associate Researcher, Research Team 2

Ansley Kasha joined the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in November 2023. Previously, she served as the project director for the Traffic Safety Research and Evaluation Group at the University…

Austin Svancara

Associate Researcher, Research Team 2

Dr. Austin Svancara received his doctoral degree in developmental psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in April 2022. His doctoral research examined transportation barriers and opportunities for users with autism…

Brian C. Tefft

Principal Researcher, Research Team 2

Brian Tefft joined the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in 2006. He conducts and manages research on a wide variety of traffic safety issues including driver distraction, drowsiness, and impairment;…

Brian R. W. Baucom

Brian R. W. Baucom,

C. Y. David Yang

President and Executive Director

Dr. C. Y. David Yang is the President and the Executive Director of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Previously, he worked for the U.S. Department of Transportation and private…

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Jessica McDonough

Associate Researcher, Research Team 2

Jessica McDonough joined the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in August 2022. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked as an associate human factors researcher at Battelle Memorial Institute, where…

Lindsay Arnold

Senior Researcher, Research Team 2

Lindsay Arnold conducts research on issues including substance-impaired driving and vulnerable road users. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2012, she served as a public health fellow in the National…

Patrice Davis

Records and Database Specialist, Mission Support Team

As Foundation’s records and database specialist, Patrice Davis is responsible for developing and maintaining electronic databases for technical and other records/files, assisting technical staff with research activities, tracking financial contributions,…

Rebecca Steinbach

Senior Researcher, Research Team 2

Dr. Rebecca Steinbach joined the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in January 2023. Previously, she was a research director at the UK’s National Centre for Social Research and an Assistant…

Robert D. Foss

Robert D. Foss,

Shaina Harris

Program Coordinator, Mission Support Team

Shaina Harris is the Foundation’s program coordinator. She serves as the liaison and first point of contact for AAA Inc. and AAA clubs. Additionally, she coordinates current and upcoming research…

Tara Kelley-Baker

Group Leader, SELECT

William J. Horrey

Technical Director

Dr. William J. Horrey joined the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in August 2017. An experienced human factors professional, Dr. Horrey has led or contributed to many research projects in…

Driver Behavior & Performance

Prevalence of Self-Reported Aggressive Driving Behavior: United States, 2014

...female drivers to report each of the aggressive driving behaviors examined Drivers may underreport engaging in aggressive driving behaviors due to their negative social connotation, and thus the true prevalence...

July 2016 Technical Report | Report Summary

Driver Behavior & Performance

Overview of Major Issues Regarding the Impacts of Alcohol and Marijuana on Driving

...Reduces risk aversion among those risk averse, increases impulsivity and aggressive driving among those prone to aggressive driving and reduces inhibitions at higher BAC. Effects depend on usual levels of...

March 2016 Research Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

Driver Behavior & Performance

2009 Traffic Safety Culture Index

...reasons that respondents mentioned for feeling less safe driving today than five years ago included aggressive driving and/or road rage (20%) and speeding (15%). When asked about their driving behavior...

July 2009 Technical Report | Report Summary

Vulnerable Road Users

Distracted Driving Behaviors and Beliefs among Older Adults: A LongROAD Analysis of the Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety Study capable when driving, and using a handsfree phone were associated with greater frequency of distracted-driving behavior. Distracted driving puts the driver and passengers at risk. More than a quarter...

September 2017 Research Brief

Driver Behavior & Performance

2021 Traffic Safety Culture Index

...More than half of the drivers (57%) indicated they had used a hands-free technology to talk or send texts/emails while driving. Aggressive Driving Though 63% of drivers believe police would...

December 2022 Technical Report | Report Summary

Instructor teaching driver lessons

Vulnerable Road Users

Orientation Sessions for Parents of Young Novice Drivers: An Assessment of U.S. Programs and Recommendations

Introduction The role of parents in the licensing process has expanded greatly since the arrival of graduated driver licensing (GDL). Lengthy learner stages, supervised hours requirements and driving restrictions have...

May 2018 Technical Report | Report Summary

Vulnerable Road Users

Musculoskeletal Conditions and Related Driving Reduction Among Older Drivers: A LongROAD Study

...driving reduction in older adults of both genders. Low confidence in driving ability, coupled with musculoskeletal condition diagnosis, might cause premature driving reduction for women. Conversely, overconfidence in driving ability...

November 2017 Research Brief