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New Study Released on Drowsy Driving

A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that an estimated 17.6% of all fatal crashes from 2017-2021 involved a drowsy driver.

AAA Study Shows Automatic Emergency Braking Not Foolproof

Based on the study, drivers should not solely rely on advanced driving systems such as AEB to prevent collisions.

Study Gauges Drivers’ Knowledge of ADAS

This study examined how drivers’ level of ADAS knowledge varied by driver type, experience, perceptions regarding vehicle technology and more.

New Study Released on Safety Benefits of ADAS

Report shows ADAS will prevent crashes and save lives, but many factors will influence the size of the benefits and how quickly they accrue.

AAA Releases Study on Driver Inattention and Vehicle Automation

The study found that while vehicle automation offers drivers both safety and convenience, it may also have negative consequences.

Study Released on COVID’s Impact on Traffic Safety

A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that the number of traffic fatalities increased significantly in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAA Says Record Number of Americans Will Hit the Road Over July 4 Holiday

Even with national average gas prices going over the $5 mark, car travel volume will break previous records as 42 million people opt to drive this Independence Day.

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Study: COVID Driving

The number and rate of traffic fatalities in the U.S. increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite a large reduction in the total number of miles driven on U.S. roads.

AAA Study Examines Travel in U.S. Before and During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, the associated policy interventions such as stay-at-home orders, and the associated economic recession all had profound influences on how much Americans traveled and how they traveled in 2020.

AAA Finds ADAS Hinders More Than Helps Drivers

New automotive engineering research finds that 73% of performance issues were related to lane centering.

AAA: In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems Especially Distracting to Older Drivers

According to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, older drivers removed their eyes and attention from the road for more than eight seconds longer than younger drivers when programming navigation or tuning the radio using in-vehicle infotainment technology.

New Survey: Americans Don’t Think They’ll Get Arrested for Driving High

A new survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety indicates that nearly 70% of Americans think it’s unlikely a driver will get caught by police for driving while high on marijuana.