2016 Traffic Safety Conference

Highlights from the 2016 College Station Traffic Safety Conference!

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The Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Center for Transportation Safety, in cooperation with USAA, the ATLAS Center, and TxDOT, held the 2016 Traffic Safety
Conference at the Holiday Inn College Station from June 6-8, 2016.

Here are some ATLAS highlights:

Aging Drivers Breakout Session

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Jennifer Zakrajsek, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) Senior Research Associate in the Behavioral Sciences Group (BSG) presented  Improving the Safety of Older Heavy-Vehicle Drivers

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Nicole Zanier, UMTRI/BSG Research Technician Senior and ATLAS Center Technology Transfer Coordinator  presented Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers (LongROAD) Study Project Overview

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Laura Higgins, TTI Associate Research Scientist and ATLAS researcher – Driving and the Lifespan

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George Gillette, TTI Roadway Design Student Intern, master’s student, and past ATLAS Summer Intern  presented  The Effect of Distractions on a Pedestrian’s Waiting Behavior at Traffic Signals: An Observational Study

 

Student Poster Presentations

ATLAS sponsored 8 undergraduate, graduate and PhD students to attend the conference and present a poster on their research.

Tian Tian – UMTRI Summer Intern and ATLAS project research technician – Improving the Safety of Older Truck Drivers

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Poster Session Winner:

 

 

All Poster Presentations:

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The ATLAS Center is a collaboration between the University of Michigan (U-M) Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) and Texas A&M Transportation Institute

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