Distracted Driving: What Research Shows and What States Can Do
Produced with funding from State Farm®, this report reviews and summarizes distracted driving research for states as they consider distracted driving countermeasures.
[1 MB, 50 pgs.]
It includes discussion on: what distracted driving is; how often drivers are distracted; how it impacts driver performance and crash risk; what countermeasures may be most effective; and what states can do to reduce distracted driving.
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The report outlines the some distracted driving certainties, concludes that states should absolutely undertake four specific countermeasures, and also lists countermeasures that states should consider.
Special thanks to State Farm® for the financial support that allowed this report to be published.
- News Release: Comprehensive Study of Distracted Driving Research Released (July 7, 2011)
- Full Report [1 MB, 50 pgs.]
- Executive Summary [380 KB, 5 pgs.]
The views and recommendations in this report do not necessarily reflect those of State Farm®.