NHTSA conducts research and evaluation projects dealing with behaviors and attitudes in highway safety. Program focus is on drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and motorcyclists and their role in the traffic safety. Laboratory and field studies are conducted to identify and measure behaviors involved in crashes or associated with injuries. Scientific research is conducted to develop and refine countermeasures to deter unsafe behaviors and promote safe alternatives.
- Evaluating Older Drivers' Skills
- Validation of Rehabilitation Training Programs for Older Drivers
- Functional Assessments, Safety Outcomes, and Driving Exposure Measures for Older Drivers
- Taxonomy of Older Driver Behaviors and Crash Risk
- Intersection Crashes among Drivers in their 60s, 70s and 80s
- Identifying Strategies to Study Drug Usage and Driving Functioning Among Older Drivers
- Medical Conditions and Driving: A Review of Literature (1960-2000)
- Polypharmacy and Older Drivers: Identifying Strategies to Study Drug Usage and Driving Functioning Among Older Drivers
- Strategies for Medical Advisory Boards and Licensing Review
- Multiple Medications and Vehicle Crashes: Analysis of Databases
- A Pilot Study to Test Multiple Medication Usage and Driving Functioning
- Older Driver Self-Screening Based on Health Concerns
- Identifying Behaviors and Situations Associated With Increased Crash Risk for Older Drivers
Click HERE for driver safety research reports on younger drivers.