Tag: Traffic Safety Studies

  • August 4th, 2016

The statewide driver traffic safety survey provides baseline metrics for the Safety Division and others to use in understanding perceptions and self-reported behaviors related to focus issues. A core set of questions addresses nationally agreed upon priorities, including seat belts, impaired driving, and speeding. In addition to the core issues, questions were included to better […]

  • April 4th, 2016

TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) has released Report S2-S31-RW-1: Naturalistic Driving Study: Descriptive Comparison of the Study Sample with National Data that provides technical support to users of the SHRP 2 Naturalistic Driving Study (NDS) data. Specifically, the report provides guidance for analysts with weighting SHRP 2 NDS data so they may […]

  • April 4th, 2016

TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2)Report S2-S06-RW-1: Naturalistic Driving Study: Technical Coordination and Quality Control documents the coordination and oversight of participant- and vehicle-based operations for an in-vehicle driving behavior field study collected from naturalistic driving data and associated participant, vehicle, and crash-related data. This report documents the methods used by six site […]

  • July 4th, 2015

AAAFTS: In this study, we conducted the first-ever large-scale examination of naturalistic crash data. Other naturalistic studies have investigated only a small number of crashes or used near crashes as a proxy for real crashes. In contrast, this project examined hundreds of actual crashes from a naturalistic driving database. The data allowed us to examine […]

  • June 1st, 2015

The National Child Restraint Use Special Study documents how car seats and booster seats are used in the field, drivers’ attitudes and beliefs about car seats and booster seats and their confidence with installing them, and lower anchor connectors and tether strap installations. Misuse of car seats and boosters seats can be derived from the […]