NHTSA to discuss new traffic safety strategies

Meeting will explore behavior-based approach

Posted February 17, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced it will hold a meeting to explore ways of promoting evidence-based behavior change in traffic safety settings. The Driving Behavioral Change in Traffic Safety workshop will include presentations and discussions on a number of topics, including:

  • Analysis and feasibility of using different approaches to changing behavior
  • Exploring promising untested strategies; identifying long-term pathways to eliminate fatalities
  • Considering how evidence-based behavior change strategies can be used in the broader policy discussion.

Participants will include representatives from a number of topic areas including the behavioral sciences, traffic safety, and public health, as well as from diverse organizations including advocacy groups, industry, state government, and other Federal agencies.

The meeting will be held in Washington, DC on March 10, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on March 11, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. It will be available for live public viewing on the NHTSA website.


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