AN EVALUATION OF THE NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL'S DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE AS AN ADJUNCT TO HIGH SCHOOL DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAMS, PART II
Senior Students in a Duluth, Minnesota high school were either assigned to the National Safety Council's Defensive Driving Course (N = 154) or received their normal social studies course (N = 139). While assignment was not strictly random, it was unbiased and produced equivalent groups. Analysis of self-reported accident data and driving experience information collected during a 36-month follow-up period (November 1970 to October 1973) revealed no significant differences between the DDC and no-treatment groups. These results were corroborated by official state records covering the first 24 months for violations and the first 30 months for accidents. /Author/
- Sponsored by Chauncey and Marion Deering McCormick Foundation, Chicago, Illinois.
National Safety CouncilResearch Department
Chicago, IL United States 60611
- Schupack, S A
- Planeck, T W
- Publication Date: 1975-1
- Features: Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 98 p.
- TRT Terms: Crashes; Defensive drivers; Driver training; Students
- Uncontrolled Terms: Violations
- Subject Areas: Education and Training; Highways; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00132101
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
- Report/Paper Numbers: Stock No. 1901-5 Final Rpt.
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Oct 29 1977 12:00AM