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Transportation Safety

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Transportation safety is a critical area in need of research, as its findings can help save lives. Driving is the most risky activity most of us willingly experience each day. 

Working with our affiliate institution, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, we have an unparalleled opportunity to make a positive impact on society by improving the safety and performance of our transportation system. 

We work alongside the nation’s leading experts to apply cutting-edge research techniques for solving transportation safety challenges leveraging technologies such as naturalistic driving data, advanced driver assistance systems, connected vehicle technologies, and automated vehicles.