Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy
  • Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

    Beth Westlake took second place in the Midwest Transportation Consortium Poster Competition with her poster presentation of an analysis of the types of distractions teenagers engage in while driving.

  • Sunday, November 1st, 2009

    An article featuring researchers from the PPC in Odyssey magazine discusses driver distraction, technology in vehicles and teen-driver training programs using in-car cameras.
  • Sunday, October 25th, 2009

    Adweta Joshi and Suyun Ma were awarded second prize for their study using GIS technology to identify elderly population clusters and the effects of these on crash locations involving elderly drivers.

  • Thursday, September 24th, 2009

    PPC Director of the Human Factors and Vehicle Safety Research Program, Dan McGehee, has been invited by US Secretary of Transportation to participate in the first ever Driver Distraction Summit.
  • Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

    The PPC received a $414,000 grant to develop and test new protocols for evaluating certain classes of prescription drugs for transit drivers, which will be led by Daniel McGehee.
  • Friday, July 10th, 2009

    Nikhil Sikka, a graduate research assistant at the PPC, has received multiple awards for her excellence in the area of traffic and/or transportation engineering.

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