Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy
  • Thursday, April 7th, 2016

    Dan McGehee, Director of the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program and the Public Policy Center, was featured on "The Perception and Action Podcast," hosted by Rob Gray, Associate Professor of Human Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. 

  • Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

    Daniel McGehee, Director of the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program at the University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC), spoke at an Automotive Press Association/Midwest Automotive Media Association Luncheon on Wednesday, April 6 about the MyCarDoesWhat campaign, the need for the campaign, and the research that supports it.

  • Friday, February 12th, 2016

    Dr. Corinne Peek-Asa, Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health, Director of the University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center and Researcher in the PPC's Transportation and Vehicle Safety Program, was part of a team that created HEAR, a web toolkit to combat bullying.

  • Thursday, November 12th, 2015

    A bridge made of Korean, ultra-high performance concrete, a project of UI Civil and Environmental Engingeering Professor and PPC Researcher, Hosin "David" Lee, was christened yesterday (Nov. 11, 2015) in Buchanan County.  Engineers representing the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, local and Korean dignitaries were present.

  • Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

    First, Johnson County issued the first-of-its-kind proclamation welcoming companies to test automated vehicles on its roads.  Now, the Iowa City Airport Commission is willing to transform a retired 1,500-foot runway into an ideal closed-course testing facility for automated driving research.  Along with the National Advanced Driving Simulator and the Transportation & Vehicle

  • Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

    Daniel McGehee, director of the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy program, was the recipient of the 2015 Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award.  

  • Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

    A national safety campaign to assist drivers in understanding their vehicle’s lifesaving features was launched in Washington D.C. Wednesday, Oct. 7, by the nation’s leading transportation authorities.
  • Friday, September 18th, 2015

    At an Iowa City Area Development Group event (ICAD), focused on highlighting the latest technologies and innovations being developed in Eastern Iowa, one of the main attractions was the MayCarDoesWhat vehicle—a Volvo XC90 equipped with the latest automated safety features on the market.

  • Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

    Transportation and Vehicle Safety Program Director Dan McGehee demonstrated some of the automated safety features to KCRG reporter Forrest Saunders over the weekend.

  • Thursday, August 13th, 2015

    In January 2014, The University of Iowa (UI) and its partners began an automotive safety research program to develop and implement a national education campaign aimed at helping drivers understand safety technologies and features in their vehicles.