Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy
  • Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

    Hosin 'David' Lee, professor of civil and environmental engineering in the University of Iowa College of Engineering and transportation researcher in the UI Public Policy Center, will serve as chair of the 40th anniversary meeting of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) Aug.

  • Thursday, April 21st, 2011

    Iowa Commissioner of Public Safety Larry Noble recently presented HF Program Director Dan McGehee with the Commissioner's Special Award for Traffic Safety.
  • Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

    The PPC Human Factors & Vehicle Safety Program continues to study the effectiveness of cameras in cars to help teens hone their driving skills and how the technology reduces unsafe driving events.
  • Thursday, November 18th, 2010

    According to an article in Highway to Justice, law enforcement personnel are facing difficulties in determining if mobile phone usage is a contributing factor in car crashes.
  • Thursday, November 11th, 2010

    Dr. Dan McGehee served on a panel titled "Safe Driving in the Multi-Tasking Generation," that considered teen driver distraction from the 'drive life-style' point of view.
  • Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

    Human Factors and Vehicle Safety Program Director Dan McGehee participated in Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's 2nd Annual Distracted Driving Summit.
  • Thursday, May 20th, 2010

    Transportation Program researcher Hosin 'David' Lee has been elected the 40th President of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA).

  • Monday, May 10th, 2010

    PPC student researcher Allison Reiter is the winner of a contest sponsored by the TRB committee for the Fourth International Conference on Financing Surface Transportation in the U.S.—Forging a Sustainable Future - NOW! Students were challenged to produce videos showcasing the knowledge, opinions, and attitudes of the public on the topic of transportation finance.

  • Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

    A new article in the American Journal of Public Health discusses research that promises to use learning techniques to be a safer driver for teenagers.
  • Monday, January 25th, 2010

    Researchers received parental support for new proposed restrictions including a ban on texting and cell phone usage while driving and limits on the number of passengers and night driving.