Examining the Implications of Legislation and Enforcement on Electronic Device Use While Driving

The objectives of this research are to (1) examine the essential components of current state and provincial legislation (e.g., language, penalties, sanctions) used to address distracted driving while using electronic devices; (2) evaluate the benefits and impediments associated with enacting, enforcing, and adjudicating texting and hands-free legislation; and (3) develop model legislation to deter distracted driving while using electronic devices.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $250000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project BTS-03

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Behavioral Traffic Safety Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    Governors Highway Safety Association

    444 N. Capitol Street, NW, Suite 722
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, D.C.  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Rogers, William

  • Performing Organizations:

    Westat, Incorporated

    1650 Research Boulevard
    Rockville, MD  United States  20850
  • Principal Investigators:

    De Leonardis, Doreen

  • Start Date: 20180313
  • Expected Completion Date: 20200403
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01654281
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project BTS-03
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Dec 18 2017 3:03PM