State of Knowledge on Novice Drivers

This project will produce a report in which each chapter contains a comprehensive systematic literature review that summarizes, evaluates, and synthesizes research published since 1999 on topics related to novice driver safety. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has previously published periodic “State of Knowledge” reports on a variety of behavioral safety topics. However, the current project represents the first on issues related to novice driving. The current project will apply systematic review procedures to comprehensively identify and evaluate the quality of studies on a selection of topics related to novice driver safety. The project also will convene an expert panel discussion on the implications of automation for novice drivers. Each chapter of the Novice Driver State of Knowledge report will describe the selected studies, aggregate findings across studies, and weigh study quality to provide a synthesis of the best evidence to date on the topic. The Novice Driver State of Knowledge report is intended to be a reference document for both in-house use and use by other Federal agencies, State Highway Safety Offices, and other partners. The report will also be of use to researchers interested in novice driver safety, driver and traffic safety education professionals and stakeholder groups, and non-profits involved in novice driver program development and administration.

    Project

    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $342796
    • Contract Numbers:

      693JJ920F000175

      DTNH2217D00042

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, D.C.  United States  20590
    • Managing Organizations:

      National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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

      Watson, Christine

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center

      730 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard CB # 3430
      Chapel Hill, NC  United States  27599-3430
    • Principal Investigators:

      Watson, Christine

    • Start Date: 20200928
    • Expected Completion Date: 20240000
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • USDOT Program: Behavioral Safety Research
    • Subprogram: Novice Driver Safety

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01756290
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    • Contract Numbers: 693JJ920F000175, DTNH2217D00042
    • Files: RiP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Oct 27 2020 12:55PM