DSRI vehicle driving on grave road.

McGehee on Iowa Public Radio's River to River


Dan McGeehee, program director and senior research fellow in the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Program, was featured on Iowa Public Radio's River to River podcast discussing the work of the University of Iowa Driving Safety Research Institute (DSRI), of which he is the director. McGeehee was joined on the episode by DSRI AV transportation and outreach specialist Cheryl Roe, and DSRI director of instrumentation engineering Gregory Wagner.

McGeehee and his team took podcast host Ben Kieffer for a spin in the institute's driverless vehicle while discussing their work and what their research could mean for the future of of the vehicle safety industry. Though the driverless vehicle looks unremarkable at first glance, it's one of the first to have the ability to drive autonomously on gravel roads! 

Listen to the full episode.