AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Contracts with the UF Occupational Therapy Department

Published: July 6th, 2017

Category: Featured, News

AAA project team photo

(Left to Right: Ms. Mary Jeghers, Dr. Linda Struckmeyer, Dr. Sandra Winter, Dr. Sherrilene Classen)

Building on previous collaborations with the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (2007; 2011), the University of Florida’s Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation will provide expert services to revise and compile Smart Features for Older Drivers version 3. This task will involve synthesizing the literature, as well as identifying/ including/ classifying/ and rating the importance, support, potential benefit, and usability of vehicle automation technologies for older drivers. Information will be widely disseminated through national professional and stakeholder networks (AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, n.d.).

 

Details about the project are:
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (Project Director: Dr. Sherrilene Classen)
Research Team: Dr. Sandra Winter, Dr. Linda Struckmeyer, Ms. Mary Jeghers, Dr. Luther King (absent from the picture)
04/01/2017-09/01/2018
Smart Features for Older Drivers Version 3
Goal: Update the Smart Features initiative to include classifying the benefits of in-vehicle and automated vehicle technologies for older drivers.