Transportation & Vehicle Safety News
Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
Transportation and Vehicle Safety Program Director Dan McGehee was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Research Professional Award.
Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
Morgan Price, who is completing her Masters of Science in Epidemiology, works in the Transportation & Vehicle Safety Program as a graduate research assistant. Her academic career has taken her around the world where she has focused on quantifying human behavior in naturalistic environments.
Friday, April 17th, 2015
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
This first-of-its-kind study used in-vehicle event recorders (IVERs) to cover a large-scale comprehensive examination of car crashes involving teenage drivers between ages 16-19.
Friday, March 13th, 2015
TraumaHawk, an emergency response smartphone app developed by PPC's Director of the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Research Program Dan McGehee and colleagues, was discussed on Iowa Public Radio.
Thursday, February 19th, 2015
TraumaHawk, an emergency response smartphone app developed by PPC's Director of the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Research Program Dan McGehee and colleagues, is already saving lives, even in its prototype stage.
Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Dr. Dan McGehee, Director of the Human Factors and Vehicle Safety Research program at the University of Iowa Public Policy Center, sat down with guest host Brian Gongol on the Simon Conway Show on November 19, 2014, to discuss autonomous vehicles.
Monday, August 4th, 2014
University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced at a news conference last Friday (August 1) that external funding rose to $515.8 million in Fiscal Year 2014, a 1.9 percent ($9.5 million) increase over the previous year.
Friday, August 1st, 2014
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) highlighted some of the work of the Safer-Sim University Transportation Center (UTC) at the University of Iowa, which focuses on pedestrian and bicycle safety.
Monday, July 28th, 2014
Last week, Johnson County became one of the first in the nation to welcome automated vehicles to its roads. Human Factors Director Dan McGehee took KGAN reporters for a spin to demonstrate the technology.