APPENDIX B.

UNSAFE DRIVING BEHAVIORS QUESTIONNAIRE


VERSION 2: UNSAFE DRIVING BEHAVIORS

Sample Point Number: ___________ Questionnaire No.____________

Interviewer:______________________________ Date: ________________

Telephone Number: _______________________________________________

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A or B, PROCEED TO INTRODUCTION.

INTRODUCTION TO BE ADMINISTERED TO ANY ADULT HOUSEHOLD MEMBER:

Hello, I'm calling for the U.S. Department of Transportation. We are conducting a study of Americans' attitudes about driving and current traffic laws. The interview is completely confidential.

A. First, how many persons age 16 and older live in this household, even if they are not at home right now?

_______ NUMBER OF ADULTS None......00 SCREEN OUT

IF ONLY ONE, ASK TO SPEAK TO THAT PERSON. IF TWO OR MORE, SAY:

A1. How many of these persons age 16 and older drive a motor vehicle at least a few times a year?

_______ NUMBER OF DRIVERS None......00 SCREEN OUT

IF ONLY ONE, ASK TO SPEAK TO THAT PERSON. IF TWO OR MORE, SAY:

B. In order to select just one person to interview, could I speak to the DRIVER in your household, age 16 and older, who has had the most recent/next birthday?

Respondent is that person ................................1
Other respondent came to phone.......................2
Respondent is not available [arrange callback]....3

Hello, I'm __________________ from SRBI, the national research organization. We are conducting a study for the U.S. Department of Transportation about Americans' driving habits and concerns, and their attitudes about driving and current traffic laws. The interview is completely confidential. It takes fifteen to twenty minutes.

CQ40. Record respondent=s gender [FROM OBSERVATION]

Male..........................1
Female........................2

Q1. How often do you usually drive a car or other motor vehicle? Would you say that you usually drive... [READ LIST]?

Almost every day..............1
A few days a week.............2
A few days a month............3
A few times a year............4
Never.........................5

SELECT ANOTHER RESPONDENT OR TERMINATE IF ONLY ONE ADULT IN HH

Q2. How many years have you been driving?

_______YEARS DRIVING

Less than one year....00

Q4a. What kind of vehicle do you drive most often? Is it a car,van or minivan, motorcycle, pickup truck, or something else?

Car.............................................1
Van or minivan............................2
Sport utility vehicle......................3
Pickup truck................................4
Other truck...................................5
Motorcycle..................................6 SKIP TO Q8a
Other (SPECIFY).__________.......7
 

Q4b. What model year is the (car/truck/van) you drive most often?

Q5a. When driving this (car/truck/van), how often do you wear a seat belt? Do you wear your seatbelt.... READ LIST?

All of the time................1
Most of the time.............2
Some of the time...........3
Rarely...........................4
Never............................5

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A, ASK Q6a. IF VERSION = B, SKIP TO Q6b.

Q6a. How often do you drive with other adults in your (car/van/truck)?

Almost every day...................1
Few days a week...................2
Few days a month..................3
Few days a year....................4
Never....................................5

CONDITION: IF VERSION = B, ASK Q6b. IF VERSION = A, SKIP TO Q8a.

Q6b. How often do you drive with children in your (car/van/truck)?

Almost every day..................1
Few days a week..................2
Few days a month.................3
Few days a year....................4
Never....................................5

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A, ASK Q8a.

CONDITION: IF VERSION = B, SKIP TO Q10.

Q8. Which of the following statements best describes your driving?

READ STATEMENTS

Q8a. I tend to pass other cars more often than other cars pass me, OR................................1
Other cars tend to pass me more often.........2
(VOL) Both or about equally.........................3

Q8b. In heavy traffic I tend to:

Stay with the slower moving traffic OR............1
Keep up with the faster traffic.........................2
(VOL) Both or about equally..........................3

 

CONDITION: IF VERSION = B, ASK Q10-Q10e.

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A, SKIP TO Q11.

Q10. People have different feelings about driving. I'd like to you to tell me whether you agree or disagree with the following statement about driving.

1. Strongly Agree
2 Somewhat Agree
3.Somewhat Disagree
4.Strongly Disagree

Q10a. I enjoy the feeling of speed

Q10b. The faster I drive, the more alert I am

Q10c. I often get impatient with slower drivers

Q10d. I try to get where I am going as fast as I can

Q10e. I worry a lot about having a crash

Q11. People feel differently about how safe or dangerous different types of driving behavior are. How safe do you feel it usually is to...(READ ITEM)? ...extremely safe, somewhat safe, neither safe nor dangerous, somewhat dangerous, or extremely dangerous?

 

Version = A, ask Q11a. Q11b, Q11d, Q11f, Q11i, Q11j, Q11pp, Q11rr, & Q11tt.

Version = B, ask Q11c, Q11e, Q11g, Q11h, Q11k, Q11kk, Q11qq, Q11ss, & Q11uu.

  1. EXTREMELY SAFE
  2. SOMEWHAT SAFE
  3. NEITHER SAFE NOR DANGEROUS
  4. SOMEWHAT DANGEROUS
  5. EXTREMELY DANGEROUS

(For Version = A)

Q11a. Drive through a light that is already red before you entered an intersection

(For Version = A)

Q11b. Drive 10 miles an hour faster than most other vehicles are going

(For Version = B)

Q11c. Drive 20 miles an hour over the speed limit on an interstate highway

(For Version = A)

Q11d. Tailgate another vehicle on a highway with one lane in each direction

(For Version = B)

Q11e. Enter an intersection just as the light is turning from yellow to red

(For Version = A)

Q11f. Drive through a stop sign without slowing

(For Version = B)

Q11g. Slow but not completely stop at a stop sign

Q11. (CONT)

  1. EXTREMELY SAFE
  2. SOMEWHAT SAFE
  3. NEITHER SAFE NOR DANGEROUS
  4. SOMEWHAT DANGEROUS
  5. EXTREMELY DANGEROUS

(For Version = B)

Q11h. Cut in front of another car in order to make a turn

(For Version = A)

Q11i. Race another driver

(For Version = A)

Q11j. Drive just under the legal alcohol limit

(For Version = B)

Q11k. Use the shoulder to pass in heavy traffic

(For Version = B)

Q11kk.Make an angry, insulting or obscene gesture or comment toward another driver such that they hear or see it

(For Version = A)

Q11pp.Drive through traffic by switching quickly back and forth between lanes

(For Version = B)

Q11qq.Pass a school bus that has its red lights flashing and the stop arm in full view

(For Version = A)

Q11rr.Go 10 miles an hour over the speed limit in a residential neighborhood

(For Version = B)

Q11ss.Go 10 miles an hour over the speed limit on a two-lane rural road

(For Version = A)

Q11tt.Drive 20 miles an hour over the speed limit on a rural road

(For Version = B)

Q11uu.Drive 20 miles an hour faster than most other vehicles are going

Q12a. Now, thinking about the roads you normally drive on, would you say that the roads where you drive most often are in areas that are:

More urban than rural................1
More rural than urban................2
About the same [VOL]...............3

Q12b. Do you drive at least weekly on: MULTIPLE RECORD

Residential or neighborhood streets

(posted speed limits of 35 mph or less)......................1
Interstate highways.....................................................2
Other types of roads with speed limits of 40-55 mph.....3

IF NONE WEEKLY, RECORD TYPE THEY DRIVE ON MOST OFTEN.

SELECT ROAD TYPE DRIVEN AT LEAST WEEKLY; IF TWO OR MORE ROAD TYPES DRIVEN AT LEAST WEEKLY, RANDOMLY SELECT ONE

For the next series of questions, I'd like you to think about [residential or neighborhood streets/non-interstate roads/interstate highways, from Q94] where you normally drive

Q13. How important are the following factors in determining how aggressively you drive on (ROAD TYPE).

  1. Extremely Important
  2. Moderately Important
  3. Slightly Important
  4. Not Important
  5. Not Applicable*

Q13ba. Speed of other traffic

Q13bb. Posted speed limit

Q13bc. Chances of being stopped by police

Q13bd. How much time you have to get to your destination

Q13be. How much traffic there is

Q13bf. Your past experience driving the road

Q13bg. Weather conditions

Q13bh1. Is anything else important in selecting the speed at which you drive? (SPECIFY_______)

*Never Drive Aggressively

Q15. How often do you see vehicles traveling at an unsafe speed on (ROAD TYPE)?

 

All of the time..............1
Most of the time...........2
Some of the time..........3
Rarely..........................4
Never............................5

Q16. What do you consider to be the maximum safe speed for that road?

________ MPH

Q17. Why do you consider speeds greater than (Q109) to be unsafe on that road? Anything else?

________

Q37. Aside from driving at an unsafe speed, what other types of unsafe

driving behaviors do you normally encounter on that road?

DO NOT READ LIST. MULTIPLE RECORD.

None.................................................1 SKIP TO Q50a
Tailgating............................................2
Failing to yield....................................3
Weaving in and out.............................4
Drinking and driving............................5
Running red lights...............................6
Ignoring stop signs..............................7
Driver inattention..................................8
Other (SPECIFY)__________________..9

IF MORE THAN 1 TYPE IN Q37, ASK Q38. ELSE SKIP TO Q39.

Q38. Which of these behaviors (READ LIST FROM Q37) do you encounter most often on (ROAD TYPE)?

Tailgating.......................................2
Failing to yield...............................3
Weaving in and out........................4
Drinking and driving.......................5
Running red lights..........................6
Ignoring stop signs........................7
Other (SPECIFY)_____________.....8

DK = Unsafe Driving For Read-In

Q39. How often do you see (Q38) on (ROAD TYPE)?

All of the time..............1
Most of the time...................2
Some of the time.............3
Rarely.............................4
Never........................5

Q131. How many of the drivers who do this are also speeding?

All........................1
Most...........................2
Some.......................3
Few............................4
None.......................5

CONDITION: IF ONLY ONE IN Q37, SKIP TO Q50a.

Q41. Which of these behaviors (READ LIST FROM Q37) do you consider the most dangerous on (ROAD TYPE)?

Tailgating..............................2
Failing to yield......................3
Weaving in and out...............4
Drinking and driving..............5
Running red lights.................6
Ignoring stop signs...............7
Other (SPECIFY)________....8

DK = Unsafe Driving For Read-In

CONDITION: IF Q41 EQ Q38 SKIP TO Q136.

Q42. How often do you see (Q41) on (ROAD TYPE)?

All of the time.............1
Most of the time..........2
Some of the time.........3
Rarely.........................4
Never..........................5

Q43. How many of the drivers who do this are also speeding?

All..............................1
Most...........................2
Some..........................3
Few.............................4
None...........................5

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A, ASK Q50a. IF VERSION = B, SKIP TO Q53b.

Q50a. In the last year, were you ever in a situation where you were riding with a friend who had too much to drink to drive safely?

Yes............1
No..............2 SKIP TO Q51aa

Q50c. On those occasions, did the driver drive more aggressively, less aggressively, or about the same as they normally would?

More aggressively..........1
Less aggressively...........2 SKIP TO Q51aa
About the same...............3 SKIP TO Q51aa

Q50d. What did they do to make you feel they were driving more aggressively?Anything else?

______________________________________

IF VERSION = A, ASK Q51aa-Q158.

IF VERSION = B, SKIP TO Q178.

Q51aa. (Aside from what you have already told me about drinking and aggressive drivers) In the past year, have you ever ridden with someone who you felt was driving in an unsafe manner?

Yes...........1
No.............2 SKIP TO Q53b

Q51cc. Thinking about the most recent occasion, was the person who was driving in an unsafe manner a man or a woman?

Man.................1
Woman............2

Q51dd. What was their relationship to you? READ LIST IF NECESSARY

Spouse...........................1
Boyfriend/girl friend..........2
Date.................................3
Parent..............................4
Boss/supervisor................5
Co-worker.........................6
Friend ..............................7
Sibling..............................8
Other relative.....................9

Q51dd.1. Other (SPECIFY)______________________

Q51ff. What types of unsafe driving behaviors did (he/she) do?

RECORD ALL THAT APPLY

Speeding...............................................1
Tailgating................................................2
Failing to yield.........................................3
Weaving in and out..................................4
Drinking and driving..................................5
Running red lights.....................................6
Ignoring stop signs...................................7
Q51ff.1. Other (SPECIFY)______________..8

Q51gg. Did you ask or tell them to stop driving like that?

Yes............1
No.................2 SKIP TO Q51jj
Not sure.......3 SKIP TO Q51jj

Q51hh. Did they do what you asked?

Yes............1 SKIP TO Q53b
No.................2 SKIP TO Q53b
Not sure.......3 SKIP TO Q53b

Q51jj. If you had asked them to drive differently, do you think they would have done what you asked?

Yes............1
No.................2
Not sure.......3
 

ASK ONLY FOR VERSION = B

Q53b. Do you think that the amount of police enforcement of traffic laws on the roads that you drive on is too much, too little or about right for......?

TOO MUCH .....1
TOO LITTLE .....2
ABOUT RIGHT.....3
Q53ba. Running red lights
Q53bb. Failure to stop at stop signs
Q53bc. Tailgating
Q53bd. Weaving in and out
Q53be. Failing to yield
Q53bf. Speeding

CONDITION: IF Q41 = Q38, SKIP TO Q186

Q54b. How often do you think police should ticket drivers who are (MOST DANGEROUS FROM Q41)?

Always..................1
Most of the time.............2
Sometimes...............3
Rarely.......................4
Never...................5

Q55b. How often do you think police should ticket drivers who are (MOST OFTEN FROM Q38)

Always..................1
Most of the time.............2
Sometimes...............3
Rarely.......................4
Never...................5

CONDITION: IF VERSION = B, ASK Q58b TO Q59c. IF VERSION = A, SKIP TO Q63.

PHOTO-ENFORCEMENT

Q58b. Some areas have introduced automated enforcement devices which use cameras to identify vehicles that speed or run red lights. A traffic ticket is mailed to the owner of the vehicle along with information about the location, time, date, and type of infraction. If the driver or owner pays the fine, no further action is taken. If the ticket is contested, a photo of the offender's vehicle and license plates is presented in court. Have you ever heard of this kind of traffic enforcement that doesn't require police officers to stop and ticket traffic violators?

Have heard...........1
Have not heard......2

Q62b. If photo enforcement of driving laws was introduced in your community, how much effect do you think it would have on (READ ITEM) --- a lot, some, only a little or not at all?

A LOT ............1
SOME ...........2
LITTLE ...........3
NONE.............4
Q62ba. Cutting down speeding
Q62bb. Cutting down running stop signs and red lights
Q62bc. Getting dangerous drivers off the roads
Q62bd. Reducing crashes

Q59a. Do you think that it would be a good idea or a bad idea to use a photo enforcement system like this to identify vehicles which were

ROTATE LIST

GOOD/BAD

Q59aa. Running red lights................1 2
Q59ab. Speeding............................1 2
Q59ac. Not stopping at stop signs....1 2

Q59b. Why do you think it is a (good/bad/both good and bad) idea to use a photo enforcement system to identify vehicles committing these violations? Anything else?_______________________________

Q59c. Thinking about locations where photo enforcement might be used... [READ ITEM]. Would you find it very acceptable, somewhat acceptable, or not at all acceptable to use it.

  1. VERY
  2. SOMEWHAT
  3. NOT AT ALL

Q59ca. Where it could be hazardous to the driver or officer to stop

Q59cb. Where stopping a vehicle could cause traffic congestion

Q59cc. Where an accident has occurred

Q59cd. In school zones

Q59ce. Any other places (specify)________________________

Q63. Thinking back over the past year, when was the most recent time that you (READ ITEM) -- today, within the past week, within the past month, more than a month ago, or not in the past year?

 

CONDITION:

If Version = A, ASK Q63a, Q63d, Q63f, Q63i, Q63j, Q63pp, Q63r, & Q63s.

If Version = B, ASK Q63b, Q63c, Q63e, Q63g, Q63h, Q63k, Q63kk, Q233, & Q63p.

Have you ever - in the past, today, this week, this month

(For Version = A)

Q63a. Drove through a light that was already red before you entered an intersection

(For Version = B)

Q63b. Drove 10 miles an hour faster than most other vehicles were going

(For Version = B)

Q63c. Drove 20 miles an hour over the speed limit on an interstate highway

(For Version = A)

Q63d. Tailgated another vehicle on a highway with one lane in each direction

(For Version = B)

Q63e. Entered an intersection just as the light was turning from yellow to red

(For Version = A)

Q63f. Drove through a stop sign without slowing

(For Version = B)

Q63g. Slowed but didn't completely stop at a stop sign

(For Version = B)

Q63h. Cut in front of another car in order to make a turn

(For Version = A)

Q63i. Raced another driver

Q63.(cont) Thinking back over the past year, when was the most recent time that you (READ ITEM) -- today, within the past week, within the past month, more than a month ago, or not in the past year?

Have you ever - in the past, today, this week, this month

(For Version = A)

Q63j. Drove when affected by alcohol

(For Version = B)

Q63k. Used the shoulder to pass in heavy traffic

(For Version = B)

Q63kk.Made an angry, insulting or obscene gesture or comment toward another driver such that they heard or saw it

(For Version = A)

Q63pp.Drove through traffic by switching quickly back and forth between lanes

(For Version = A)

Q63r. Went 10 miles an hour over the speed limit in a residential neighborhood

(If Version = B)

Q63s. Went 10 miles an hour over the speed limit on a two-lane rural road

(If Version = A)

Q63t. Drove 20 miles an hour over the speed limit on a rural road

(If Version = B)

Q63p. Drove 20 miles an hour faster than most other vehicles were going

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A, ASK Q64. IF VERSION = B, SKIP TO Q86aa.

Q64. If you saw a vehicle illegally pass a stopped school bus that has its red light flashing and its stop arm in full view, how likely would you be to call and report it to the police?

Very likely...................1 SKIP TO Q64c
Somewhat likely...........2 SKIP TO Q64c
Somewhat unlikely........3
Very unlikely.................4

Q64b. Why would you be unlikely to report it?

_______________ SKIP TO Q86aa

Q64c. How would you report it?

Have car phone................................1
Have cell phone...............................2
Stop at pay phone............................3
Call when get to destination...............4
Other (specify)..................................5

Q86aa. You may be aware that the National Maximum Speed Limit Law was repealed. Have the speed limits on interstates affected by that law been increased in your state in any areas in which you drive?

Yes..............1
No..................2 SKIP TO Q87a
Not sure.........3 SKIP TO Q87a

Q86c. How have the higher limits on those roads affected the number of people who speed? Do a lot more drivers obey the new limits, some more, only a few more, or about the same amount as the old limit?

A lot more drivers obey the new limits............1
Some more drivers........................................2
Only a few more drivers..................................3
About the same..............................................4
Fewer now (VOL)............................................5

Q86d. Do you think that driving on those roads is safer now with the higher speed limits, about as safe, or less safe than with the old limits?

Safer now.................1
About as safe...........2
Less safe.................3

Q87a. Do you think that a uniform speed limit should be set for all interstate highways or should it be allowed to vary from state to state?

Uniform limit.............1
Allowed to vary.................2 SKIP TO Q102b

Q87b. What do you think that speed limit should be for interstate highways?

_____________ SPEED LIMIT

PUBLIC EDUCATION EFFORTS (split sample)

Q102b. Now I'd like you to think again about unsafe driving actions, like [RESPONSES FROM Q37]. In your opinion, how much are UNSAFE DRIVING ACTIONS by other people a threat to the personal safety of you and your family? Would you say unsafe driving is....

A major threat............1
A minor threat...............2
Not a threat..............3
Not sure (VOL)............4

Q103b. How important is it that something be done to reduce unsafe driving? Is it... [READ LIST]?

Very important............1
Somewhat important...........2
Not important.............3
Not sure (VOL)............4

Q104b. How EFFECTIVE do you think the following steps would be in reducing unsafe driving? Would (READ ITEM) be very effective, somewhat effective, neither effective nor ineffective, somewhat ineffective, or very ineffective.

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A, ASK Q104ba, Q104bc, Q104be, & Q104bf.

CONDITION: If Version = B, ASK Q104bb, Q104bd, Q104bg, Q104bh, & Q104bi.

  1. SOMEWHAT EFFECTIVE
  2. VERYEFFECTIVE
  3. NEITHER EFFECTIVE NOR INEFFECTIVE
  4. VERY INEFFECTIVE
  5. SOMEWHAT INEFFECTIVE

(For Version = A)

Q104ba. More police officers assigned to traffic

(For Version = B)

Q104bb. More frequent ticketing

(For Version = A)

Q104bc. Double or triple fines for traffic violations

(For Version = B)

Q104bd. Taking away driver's licenses more often

(For Version = A)

Q104be. Encouraging passengers to say something when their driver is not driving safely

(For Version = A)

Q104bf. Increasing public awareness of risks of unsafe driving

(For Version = B)

Q104bg. Encouraging citizens to report unsafe driving to police

(For Version = B)

Q104bh. Road design changes, like speed bumps and traffic circles, to slow down traffic

(For Version = B)

Q104bi. Insurance costs increased for traffic violations

Q105b. How would you feel about implementing the following methods in your community to reduce unsafe driving. Would you strongly approve, somewhat approve, neither approve nor disapprove, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of...(READ ITEM).

 

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A, ASK Q105ba, Q105bc, Q105be, & Q105bf.

CONDITION: IF VERSION = B, ASK Q105bb, Q105bd, Q105bg, Q105bh, & Q105bi.

  1. STRONGLY APPROVE
  2. SOMEWHAT APPROVE
  3. NEITHER APPROVE NOR DISAPPROVE
  4. SOMEWHAT DISAPPROVE
  5. STRONGLYDISAPPROVE

(For Version = A)

Q105ba. More police officers assigned to traffic

(For Version = B)

Q105bb. More frequent ticketing

(For Version = A)

Q105bc. Double or triple fines for traffic violations

(For Version = B)

Q105bd. Taking away driver's licenses more often

(For Version = A)

Q105be. Encouraging passengers to try to get drivers not to drive unsafely

(For Version = A)

Q105bf. Increasing public awareness of the risks of unsafe driving

(For Version = B)

Q105bg. Encouraging citizens to report unsafe driving to police

(For Version = B)

Q105bh. Road design changes, like speed bumps and traffic circles, to slow down traffic

(For Version = B)

Q105bi. Insurance costs increased for violations

Q109gg. Which of these would you say is more dangerous?

SINGLE RECORD
Drunk driving, or..................1
Aggressive driving............2

Q112a2. Compared to a year ago, would you say that other drivers in your area drive a lot more aggressively now, somewhat more aggressively, about the same, somewhat less aggressively, or much less aggressively?

A lot more aggressively now........1
Somewhat more aggressively.............2
About the same.....................3 SKIP TO Q115aa
Somewhat less aggressively.............4
Much less aggressively.............5
Not Sure/Refused.......................6 SKIP TO Q115aa

Q114a2. Why do other drivers in your area drive (more/less) aggressively now?___________________________

Q115aa. In the past year, have you ever felt that the behavior of another driver was a personal threat to you or your passengers?

Yes...............1
No......................2 SKIP TO Q99a
Don't know........3 SKIP TO Q99a

Q115bb. How often in the past year have you felt this?

Every day/nearly every day...1
Several times a week.............2
Several times a month........3
Once a month or less.............4

Q115cc. When was the last time you felt that another driver's behavior was a personal threat?

Today.......................1
Past week........................2
Past month..................3
More than a month ago............4

Q115dd. Thinking about that last time, what did the driver do that made you feel threatened? [DO NOT READ LIST. MULTIPLE RECORD.]

Drove very closely behind/beside me........1
Cut [very closely] in front of me................2
Cut me off at an intersection/exit.........3
Passed me in a dangerous place/manner............4
Honked the horn [repeatedly]...............5
Made an obscene or threatening gesture...........6
Other (SPECIFY) _____________________________

Q115ee. What did you do? [DO NOT READ LIST.]

Tried to avoid trouble.................1
Responded in kind..........................2
Didn't know what to do/did nothing.....3

CRASH EXPERIENCE

Q99a. Have you been in a vehicle crash in the past five years?

Yes.......................1
No.............................2 SKIP TO Q97a
(VOL) Don't know..........3 SKIP TO Q97a
(VOL) Refused..................4 SKIP TO Q97a

Q99b. How many times has this happened to you (in the past five years)?____________________ DON'T KNOW=98 REFUSED=99

Q99c. How long ago did that (most recent) crash occur?

Today....................1
Within the past week........2
Within the past month....3
Within the past year........4
Over a year ago..........5
Never.......................6 SKIP TO Q97a

Q99d. Were you driving or was someone else driving?

Respondent driving.............1
Someone else.........................2

Q99dd. Was anyone injured in that crash (only count injuries that required medical attention)? [PROBE FOR RESPONDENT, OTHER PERSON, OR BOTH]

Respondent injured........................1
Someone else injured.............................2
Both respondent and other person injured..3
No one injured...................................4

Q99e. Was the driver of your car or the other car cited for speeding in that crash?

Your vehicle................1
Other vehicle......................2
Both........................3
Neither............................4

Q99f. Were any other unsafe driving actions a major factor, a minor factor or not a factor in that crash?

Major factor...............1
Minor factor..................2
Not a factor...............3 SKIP TO Q100

Q99f1. Was the unsafe driving by the driver of your vehicle, driver of the other vehicle, or both?

Driver of your vehicle..........1
Driver of other vehicle..........................2
Both............................3

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A, ASK Q97a-Q97d.

CONDITION: IF VERSION = B, SKIP TO Q98.

SAFETY VIOLATIONS

Q97a. In the past twelve months have you been STOPPED by the police for any traffic-related reason?

Yes..............................1
No....................................2 SKIP TO Q98
(VOL) Don't know................3 SKIP TO Q98
(VOL) Refused.......................4 SKIP TO Q98
 

Q97b. How many times have you been stopped by the police in the past 12 months (traffic related)? _________ NUMBER OF TIMES

Q97c. What were you stopped for? CODE ALL THAT APPLY

Drinking and driving...........1
Speeding...........................2
Stop signal....................3
Stop sign..........................4
Other (SPECIFY)______________..5

Q97d. Did you receive a ticket or warning (on any of those occasion)?

Yes, ticket.................1
Yes, warning....................2
Yes, both...................3
Neither.........................4 SKIP TO Q98

Q97e. Did you change your driving behavior as a result of receiving the ticket?

Yes........................1
No.............................2 SKIP TO Q98

Q97f. For about how long a period of time did you change your driving behavior as a result of receiving a ticket?

[DO NOT READ LIST]

______ Days
______ Weeks
______ Months
______ Years

Q98. Within the past 5 years, have you...(READ ITEM)?

1. NO
2. YES

Q98aa. Gotten a ticket for speeding 1 2

Q98bb. Gotten a warning for speeding 1 2

Q98cc. Gotten a ticket for any other moving violation (such as running a red light or stop sign) 1 2

Q98dd. Been convicted of DWI or DUI 1 2

Q98ee. Had your car insurance been canceled or premiums increased as a result of claims or points 1 2

CONDITION: IF VERSION = A, SKIP TO DEMOGRAPHICS, D1.

IF VERSION = B, ASK Q98i.

Q98i. What is the make and model of the vehicle you drive most often? (e.g. Toyota Camry)? ________________

Q99. Do you have a radar detector in your car?

Yes............1
No......................2

DEMOGRAPHICS

Now, a few last questions for statistical purposes...

D1. How old are you? ____ ____ age

Refused (VOL)............99

D2. Are you currently employed full time, part time, unemployed and looking for work, retired, going to school, homemaker or something else? SINGLE RECORD

Employed full time..................1
Employed part time.....................2
Unemployed and looking for work.....3
Retired................................4
Going to school.....................5
Homemaker..............................6
Disabled (VOL)......................7
Other (SPECIFY):_________..............8
Not sure (VOL)...................9

D3. What is highest grade or year of regular school you have completed?

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No formal schooling...........1
First through 7th grade..........2
8th grade.....................3
Some high school.................4
High school graduate..........5
Some college.....................6
Four-year college graduate....7
Some graduate school.............8
Graduate degree...............9
Refused (VOL)..............10
 

D4. Are you currently married, divorced, separated, widowed, or single?

Married..........1
Divorced............2
Separated........3
Widowed.............4
Single...........5

D5. Are you of Hispanic origin or descent?

Hispanic.................1
Not Hispanic................2

D6. Which of these categories best describes your racial background?

[READ LIST]

White................................1
Black or African-American...............2
Asian or Pacific Islander............3
Eskimo, Aleutian or American Indian.....4
Mixed................................5
(VOL) Other ____________________________
Not sure (VOL).......................6
Refused (VOL).....................7

D7. How many persons live in your household who are under 16 years old [READ CATEGORIES]? ______ persons

None.................................00

D8. Which of the following categories best describes your total household income before taxes in 1996? Your best estimate is fine. [READ LIST]

Less than $5,000.............1
$5,000 to $14,999..........2
$15,000 to $29,999...........3
$30,000 to $49,999.........4
$50,000 to $74,999...........5
$75,000 to $99,999.........6
$100,000 or more.............7
Not sure (VOL)..........8
Refused (VOL).............9

Let me just confirm that the number I reached you at was: [READ NUMBER]

CQ391. Is this the only telephone number for this household?

Yes, this is the only number...........1
No, there is more than one number.........2

Thank you for your assistance. That completes our interview.