Developing On-road Driver Skills Test and Scoring Guidance for Measuring and Predicting High Safety Risk Drivers

States need testing and scoring guidelines and best practices that identify high safety risk. The methods should weigh high-risk errors more heavily than basic mechanical skills required to maneuver the vehicle. Despite the prevalence and diversity of driver skills testing and scoring methods, robust evaluation is agreeably lacking for this standard practice of the licensing process.

The objective of this research is to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of the current on-road driver skills tests and test scoring methods and develop guidance that include methods for on-road driver skills test administration and scoring that predicts high safety risk.

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Research Status
Research Underway
Research Topic
Driver Licensing
Teen & Novice Drivers
Research Year
2020