Technical Report Documentation Page
|1. Report No.||2. Government Accession No.||3. Recipient's Catalog No.|
|4. Title and Subtitle
National Survey of Speeding and Other Unsafe Driving Actions
|5. Report Date
September 15, 1998
|6. Performing Organization Code|
John Boyle, Ph.D.; Stephen Dienstfrey, M.A.; and Alyson Sothoron
|8. Performing Organization Report No.|
|9. Performing Organization Name and Address
Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas, Inc.
|10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)|
|11. Contract or Grant No.
|12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
|13. Type of Report and Period Covered
|14. Sponsoring Agency Code|
|15. Supplementary Notes
The Contracting Officer's Technical Representative was Marvin M. Levy, Ph.D.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) commissioned the research firm of Schulman, Ronca, & Bucuvalas, Inc. (SRBI) to conduct the Nationwide Survey Regarding Speeding and Other Unsafe Driving Actions. Between February 20 and April 11, 1997 SRBI conducted a total of 6,000 telephone interviews among a national population sample. The percentages provided in the report are weighted to accurately reflect the national population of drivers age 16 or older.
Volume I: Methodology Report describes the methods used to develop the questionnaires and conduct the interviews. It also contains copies of the questionnaires. Volume II: Driver Attitudes and Behaviors reports respondents' attitudes toward speeding and speed limits; attitudes about unsafe and aggressive driving; experience riding with unsafe and aggressive drivers; frequency and patterns of specific unsafe driving actions; attitudes about and personal experience with enforcement; and crash experience. This report, Volume III: Countermeasures reports on drivers' attitudes regarding the acceptability and effectiveness of proposed countermeasures, including photo- enforcement, that may discourage speeding and unsafe driving.
|17. Key Words
speeding, crash experience, unsafe driving, photo enforcement, aggressive driving, automated enforcement, speed limits
|18. Distribution Statement
Document is available through the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161
|19. Security Classif. (of this report)
|20. Security Classif. (of this page)
|21. No. of Pages
Form DOT F 1700.7 (8-72)