Behavioral Research

Behavioral Research Notes

16 Results
Additional Analysis of the National Child Restraint Use Special Study

In 2011 NHTSA conducted the National Child Restraint Use Special Study (NCRUSS) to observe the use of car seats and belt-positioning booster seats in children up to 8 years old. In this Research Note, further analysis of the NCRUSS data targeted lower anchors or seat belt installation methods used to secure car seats. When all equipment was present for lower anchor installation, people chose lower anchor installation significantly more often than they chose seat belt installation.

A Comparative Analysis of State Traffic Safety Countermeasures and Implications for Progress Toward Zero Deaths in the United States
The Click It or Ticket Evaluation, 2013
Drug and Alcohol Crash Risk
Effectiveness of Child Passenger Safety Information for the Safe Transportation of Children
Results of the 2013–2014 National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drug Use by Drivers

In 2013–2014, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conducted the most recent National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drug Use by Drivers. This voluntary and anonymous study is the second to collect data on drug use, presenting our first opportunity to examine drug use trends on a national scale. The 2013– 2014 NRS was designed to produce national estimates of alcohol and drug use by weekday daytime and weekend nighttime drivers. 

Understanding the Limitations of Drug Test Information, Reporting, and Testing Practices in Fatal Crashes
Young Drivers Report the Highest Level of Phone Involvement in Crash or Near-Crash Incidences
Four High-Visibility Enforcement Demonstration Waves in Connecticut and New York Reduce Hand-Held Phone Use
High Visibility Enforcement Demonstration Programs in Connecticut and New York Reduce Hand-Held Phone Use