Culture and Travel Behavior

How do cultural differences influence travel behavior and traffic engineering?

3 Seconds Behind The Wheel

Watch the CTSRC research staff along with individuals from MIT and Cambridge Mobile Telematics in the CPTV and Boyd Productions joint project "3 Seconds Behind the Wheel", a documentary that follows 8 strangers to capture their daily driving behaviors and distractions behind the wheel.

Driving Simulator Arrival at CTSRC Human Factors Lab

After several months of anticipation, the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center (CTSRC) at the University of Connecticut is pleased to announce the arrival of our new, fully-loaded traffic safety driving simulator!

Autonomous Vehicles: The Overview

Intelligent vehicle technologies can cover a wide range of features within a motor vehicle. As the wave of technology continues to swell, the world must prepare for what is next on the horizon: fully driverless vehicles. Within those three words lies not only the capacity for great things but also the even greater fear of the unknown. Many questions have surrounded any discussions of autonomous vehicles and many questions still remain. I suppose the first and most obvious question being, what exactly is an autonomous vehicle? I myself realized just how little information I had on the subject. So I decided to investigate and here's what I found out...