Web Briefings

A short, concise video is produced for each ATLAS Center project. These brief summary videos will include the principal investigator describing what was done on the project, their findings, and the application of those findings for transportation safety. Click on each video below to watch the web briefing for that project.

Neural Network Machine Learning

Principal Investigator: Akram Abu-Odeh

Evaluating Curve Speed Behavior Using SHRP 2 Data

Principal Investigator: Srinivas Geedipally

Safety Impacts of Reduced Visibility in Inclement Weather

Principal Investigator: Subasish Das

Exploration of the SHRP2 Naturalistic Driving Study Data to Identify Factors Related to the Selection of Freeway Ramp Design Speed

Principal Investigator: Marcus Brewer

Is Age a Factor in Crashes at Channelized Right Turns Lanes

Principal Investigator: Kay Fitzpatrick

A Framework for Incorporating Driver Behaviors into Simulation Technology for Evaluating Connected Vehicle Applications

Principal Investigator: Praprut Songchitruksa

Project Investigation on Correlation between Roadside Safety Hardware and Vehicle Standards Evaluation Criteria

Principal Investigator: Chiara Silvestri-Dobrovolny

Investigating the Roles of Touchscreen and Physical Control Interface Characteristics on Driver Distraction and Multitasking Performance

Principal Investigator: Thomas K. Ferris (TTI)

Developing a Procedure for Estimating the Required Sample Size for Safety Performance Function Calibration Factors

Principal Investigators: Dominique Lord (TTI) and Srinivas Geedipally (TTI)

Touch-Screen Task-Element Times for Improving SAE Recommended Practice J2365: A First Proposal

Principal Investigator: Paul A. Green (UMTRI)


Best Practices for Addressing Pedestrian Crashes on High-Speed Roadways

Principal Investigator: Joan Hudson (TTI)

Older Driver Support System

Principal Investigators: Michael Manser (TTI) and Laura Higgins (TTI)

Identifying the Potential of Improved Heavy Truck Crashworthiness to Reduce Death and Injury for Truck Drivers

Principal Investigators: Chiara Silvestri Dobrovolny (TTI) and  Daniel Blower (U-M)


Predicting Driver Distraction Using Computed Occlusion Task Times: Estimation  of Task Element Time and Distributions

 Principal Investigator: Paul A. Green (U-M)


Impact of Alcohol on Lane Placement and Glance Patterns when Passing a Parked Active Law Enforcement Vehicle

Principal Investigator: Melisa Finley (TTI)

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