SHRP2 Naturalistic Driving Study Phase I Summary – State College, PA Data Collection Site

The Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP2) Naturalistic Driving Study is the largest naturalistic driving study undertaken, collecting data from six sites around the United States, including State College, PA. Recruitment and admission of human subjects into the study is described, emphasizing the efforts to protect the confidentiality of subjects. Assessments relating to the driving task that are conducted on subjects are explained in detail for procedure and purpose. The instrumentation of the vehicle is also explained in detail with illustrations. In the process of enrolling subjects in the study, several trends were noted, including a high prevalence of Toyota Priuses in those interested in participating. Finally, the eventual role the data set will have for transportation research is discussed.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This research was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation, University Transportation Centers Program.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Pennsylvania State University, University Park

    Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute
    Research Office Building
    University Park, PA  United States  16802-4710

    Mid-Atlantic Universities Transportation Center

    Pennsylvania State University
    201 Transportation Research Building
    University Park, PA  United States  16802-4710

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Fraser, Janet L
    • Jovanis, Paul P
  • Publication Date: 2013-8-16


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 21p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01493131
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: PSU-2010-04, LTI 2014-01
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT07-G-0003 (Grant)
  • Created Date: Sep 16 2013 11:54AM