Student Driving Skills and Safety Record

This education project will be a hands-on-project having students look at the correlation between cautiousness, personality type, driving skills, and actual safety record. Students will be participating in this on a voluntary basis. Anonymity will be ensured among students by having them use aliases rather than their real names when the data is analyzed. Students will be driving an obstacle course, using my car or their own, and the number of errors they make will be recorded. Students will also be assessed as to whether they are cautious or not through interviews conducted by the PI and possibly some simple tests. Finally, the students will be given a traffic safety 'grade' by comparing their self-reported crash record to the number of years and number of miles they have driven


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $18788.00
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Research and Innovative Technology Administration

      Department of Transportation
      1200 New Jersey Avneue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Maine, Orono

      Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
      5717 Corbett Hall
      Orono, ME  United States  04469-5711
    • Principal Investigators:

      Garder, Per

    • Start Date: 20060901
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20070831
    • Source Data: RiP Project 19610

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01466329
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: New England University Transportation Center
    • Contract Numbers: DTRS99-G-0001, UMEE19-18
    • Files: UTC, RiP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 3:14PM