The Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center (CTSRC) is in the process of obtaining a fully loaded, traffic safety driving simulator! The advanced driving simulator, a full-size, four-door sedan, will have no engine and will be almost fully encircled by three large projection screens, similar to Images 1 and 2 below. Various driving scenarios and environments … More Coming Soon: UConn Traffic Safety Driving Simulator!
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The period from Memorial Day to Labor Day, marks the annual ‘100 Deadliest Days of Summer,’ according to many traffic safety reports.1,2,5 USA Today reported that teenage drivers (aged 16 to 19, in particular) are at an increased risk of being involved not only in a crash, but also in a fatal crash during this time period.1 The … More 100 Deadliest Days of Summer
A Word From Our Director If there was a common theme for 2016 it would be GROWTH. This year, the CTSRC saw dramatic growth in funding, projects, staffing and data. The center kicked off two major grants with the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CT DOT). The first grant was to assist the CT DOT in … More Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center 2016 Annual Report