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Forum : Attentive Driving: Countermeasures to Distraction
NTSB Conference Center
3/27/2012 12:00 AM

Distracted driving is a serious safety risk on our highways as evidenced by both accident data and laboratory research. The purpose of this one-day forum is to examine countermeasures that can mitigate distracted driving behaviors. Forum panels will consider the findings of distracted driver research and will promote ongoing and future efforts to promote attentive driving and eliminate distracted driving accidents. Specific countermeasures to be addressed include distracted driving laws and enforcement, changing attitudes and behaviors through education and outreach, and technology and design countermeasures.

NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman will serve as Chair of the forum, and all five of the NTSB Board Members will serve as members of the Board of Inquiry. Expert panelists will include safety advocacy groups, vehicle manufacturers, law enforcement, government, and the research community.




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