Agenda - Attentive Driving - Countermeasures for Distraction Forum

 

 

NTSB Board of Inquiry

Deborah A.P. Hersman, Chairman
Christopher A. Hart, Vice Chairman
Member Robert L. Sumwalt
Member Earl F. Weener, PhD
Member Mark Rosekind, PhD

Schedule of Panels

8:30 am - Welcome and Opening Remarks
Deborah A. P. Hersman, Chairman

8:40 am - PANEL 1: Attention to Non-Driving Tasks

The Risk of Distracted Driving
Jeff Caird, PhD, University of Calgary
Categories of Distraction
Donald Fisher, PhD, University of Massachusetts
Measuring Prevention and Mitigation Strategies
John Lee, PhD, University of Wisconsin
Research Limitations for Distracted Driving
Anne McCartt, PhD, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

10:30 am - PANEL 2: Distracted Driving Laws and Enforcement

Creating Effective State Laws
State Senator (OR) Bruce Starr, Vice President, NCSL
State Enforcement Campaigns
Christopher Murphy, Immediate Past Chairman, GHSA
Challenges to Enforcement
Sergeant Jerry Oberdorf, Pennsylvania State Police
High-Visibility Enforcement Efforts
Neil Chaudhary, PhD, Preusser Research Group
Prosecuting Distracted Drivers
Tim Barker, York County Pennsylvania District Attorney's Office

1:30 pm - PANEL 3: Attentive Driving: Changing Attitudes and Behaviors

Safety Culture and State DOT Efforts
Jacob Nelson, American Automobile Association
Young Drivers as a Special Population
Daniel McGehee, PhD, Center for Policy, University of Iowa
Corporate Safety Management Systems
David Teater, National Safety Council
Government Efforts at Distracted Driving
Jeffery Michael, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

3:15 pm - PANEL 4: Technology and Design Countermeasures

Voluntary Interface Design Guidelines
John Maddox, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
SAE Guidelines and Technology Countermeasures
Linda Angell, PhD, VTTI/Touchstone Evaluations
Integrated In-Vehicle Safety Systems
James Sayer, PhD, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
Design of Current In-Vehicle Information Systems
Robert Strassburger, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Michael Cammisa, Global Automakers

Closing Remarks

Deborah A. P. Hersman, Chairman, NTSB