Motor Vehicles, General

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Jun 25, 2018
Older Drivers in the Workplace: How Employers and Workers Can Prevent Crashes

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2016-116/pdfs/2016-116.pdf

This fact sheet gives employers and workers information on age-related physical and mental changes that may affect older workers’ driving.

Source: NIOSH

Oct 02, 2017
Young Drivers in the Workplace: How Employers and Parents Can Help Keep Them Safe on the Road

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2017-207/pdfs/2017-207.pdf

This fact sheet gives information on workplace driving laws that are important to follow so that young drivers may gain work experience under the safest conditions possible.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 15, 2017
Aggressive Driving: Research Update

https://www.aaafoundation.org/sites/default/files/AggressiveDrivingResearchUpdate2009.pdf

This paper reviews published sci entific literature on aggressive driving; discusses various definitions of aggressive driving; cites several specific behaviors that are typically associated with aggressive driving; and summarizes past res earch on the individuals or groups most likely to behave aggressively.

Source: AAA Foundation

Mar 01, 2016
Teen Driver Safety: Environmental Factors and Driver Behaviors in Teen Driver Crashes

https://www.aaafoundation.org/sites/default/files/2015TeenCrashCausationFS.pdf

This fact sheet summarizes a more comprehensive research report on the causes of teen driver crashes.

Source: AAA Foundation

Aug 01, 2013
Occupational Highway Transportation Deaths Among Workers Aged ≥55 Years — United States, 2003–2010

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6233a1.htm

This report indicated that workers aged ≥65 years had the highest overall fatality rate (3.1 highway transportation deaths per 100,000 full-time-equivalent [FTE] workers per year), more than three times that of workers aged 18–54 years (0.9 per 100,000 FTE workers). These results demonstrate the need to further implement interventions that consider road safety risks specific to older workers.

Source: MMWR

Nov 01, 2010
Asleep at the Wheel: The Prevalence and Impact of Drowsy Driving

https://www.aaafoundation.org/sites/default/files/2010DrowsyDrivingReport_1.pdf

This study, by AAA Foundations for Traffic Safety, presents new estimates of the prevalence of drowsy drivers on U.S. roads and of the proportion of crashes that involve a drowsy driver.

Source: AAA Foundation

Mar 01, 2006
Medline Plus Topic: Motor Vehicle Safety

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/motorvehiclesafety.html

Contents on this page include articles on latest news, overviews, coping with accidents and more related to motor vehicle safety.

Source: NLM