Research and Resources
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
IIHS is an independent, nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses, deaths, injuries, and property damage from crashes on the nation's highways. Good source for latest research and safety.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Latest studies news and research traffic safety including teen drivers. NHTSA goal is to reduce vehicle related crashes.
University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
This highly regarded university institute conducts interdisciplinary research aimed at reducing deaths, injuries and related societal costs of roadway crashes.
Governor's Highway Safety Program (GHSP)
The mission of the Governor's Highway Safety Program is to promote highway safety awareness and reduce the number of traffic crashes and fatalities in the state of North Carolina through the planning and execution of safety programs.
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
Safe Roads is an alliance of consumer, health and safety groups and insurance companies and agents working together to make America's roads safer
Focus Driven
A grass roots effort to support victims of cell phone distracted driving and families of victims, and increase public awareness of the dangers of cell phone distracted driving by putting a human face on the disastrous impact of this behavior in order to promote corresponding public policies, programs and personal responsibility.
National Safety Council
NSC’s role is to not only educate drivers of all vehicle types, but to monitor crash trends. When drivers engage in behaviors that increase crash rates and risks, NSC takes action.
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)
VTTI is a university-level research center and is dedicated to conducting research to save lives, save time and save money in the transportation field by developing and using state-of-the-art tools, techniques, and technologies to solve transportation challenges. Its cutting-edge research is effecting significant change in public policies in the transportation domain on both the state and national levels.
AAA foundation for Traffic Safety
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is dedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries on the roads. It is a not-for-profit, publicly-supported charitable educational and research organization. Since 1947, the Foundation has funded over 200 projects designed to discover the causes of traffic crashes, prevent them, and minimize injuries when they do occur.
Car Talk's Driver Distraction Center
NPR’s nationally acclaimed Car Talk site provides insight, research and comments about distracted driving.