Transportation & Vehicle Safety News
Friday, January 11th, 2019
The RSS 2019 Call for Abstracts opened on 1 November 2018. We encourage you to submit an abstract for this exciting conference!
Monday, November 12th, 2018
Chuck Connerly received the Jay Chatterjee Award for Distinguished Service to Planning Education from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
Monday, June 18th, 2018
Cher Carney, Senior Research Associate in the PPC's Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research program, was interviewed for WalletHub's "2018's Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers," in the Ask the Experts section of the blog. WalletHub analyzed the teen-driving environment in each of the 50 states using data set ranges from number of teen driver fatalities
Friday, March 23rd, 2018
Cher Carney and Michelle Reyes, research associates in the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) and with the PPC's Transportation and Vehicle Safety Research program, will receive the Iowa Commissioner’s Special Award for Traffic Safety in Des Moines on April 26 to recognize their work with teen driver safety.
Friday, February 2nd, 2018
PPC student researchers spotlighted in OVPR&ED banner campaign
Friday, October 13th, 2017
Many members of campus were honored at the University of Iowa’s annual Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources.
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Dan McGehee spoke with NPR's All Tech Considered about touch screen systems in vehicles.
Monday, September 25th, 2017
Dan McGehee spoke about the future of autonomous vehicles in Iowa at the Iowa Ideas Conference.
Friday, September 8th, 2017
Decades ago, electronic traction control and automatic emergency braking systems were cutting edge and expensive. Today those systems are standard equipment in most vehicles.
Monday, August 14th, 2017
By 2040, at least a fifth of the traffic on Interstate 80 in Iowa will be highly automated, a new Iowa Department of Transportation study predicts, and planners need to take into account the changes when preparing for the future.