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Mitigation of Lane Departure Crashes in the Pacific Northwest through Coordinated Outreach
In the United States, lane departure crashes represent the majority of the fatalities that occur on roadways. In addition to infrastructure changes, public service announcements (PSAs) are an option to influence the travelling public to drive more safely. PSAs can be used to target specific audiences and inform them about ...
Mitigation of Lane Departure Crashes in the Pacific Northwest through Coordinated Outreach - Phase II
There are multiple approaches available to roadway safety officials to reduce the 17,000 average annual fatalities that occur because of roadway departure crashes (FHWA 2016). One of these approaches is educating the driving public about the safety issues associated with a roadway departure through outreach efforts and public ...
Educating Teenage Drivers in the Pacific Northwest Regarding the Dangers of Distracted Driving (Phase II)
The goal of this outreach project was to examine driver distraction among high school and college students in the Pacific Northwest. Specifically, to identify secondary tasks they consider distracting and determine their self-reported engagement in those same secondary tasks while driving. An interactive presentation was ...