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Efficacy of a web-based, tailored, alcohol prevention/intervention program for college students initial findings.
Objective: Reduce college student at-risk drinking (ARD) using a Web-based brief motivational alcohol prevention/ intervention called Michigan Prevention and Alcohol Safety for Students (M-PASS). Participants: Participants included 1,137 randomly sampled first-year college students, including 59%...
Integrated vehicle-based safety systems heavy-truck field operational test methodology and results report
This document presents the methodology and results from the heavy-truck field operational test conducted as part of the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems program. These findings are the result of analyses performed by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to examine the...
Integrated vehicle-based safety systems light-vehicle field operational test methodology and results report
This document presents the methodology and results from the light-vehicle field operational test conducted as part of the Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems program. These findings are the result of analyses performed by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to examine...
Effects of vehicle features on CRS installation errors
This report documents a study of how vehicle features contribute to CRS installation errors. Thirty-two subjects were recruited based on their education level (low or high) and experience with installing CRS (none or experienced). Each subject was asked to perform four child restraint installations...
Labels, instructions and features of convertible Child Restraint Systems (CRS) evaluating their effects on CRS installation errors.
This report documents a study of how CRS features, labels, and instructions contribute to CRS installation errors. Task 1A focused on assessing different physical features of 16 convertible CRS, while Task 1B evaluated baseline and modified versions of labels and instructions for two CRS models....
Finite element modeling of static tire enveloping characteristics
To investigate static tire enveloping characteristics, a three dimensional (3-D) finite element model is proposed. The vertical stiffness of the tire is studied on a flat surface with and without cleat. Tire rubber materials and cord layers are represented independently using -rebar- elements...
Evaluation of 2008 Rhode Island crash data reported to the MCMIS crash file
This report is part of a series evaluating the data reported to the Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) Crash File undertaken by the Center for National Truck and Bus Statistics at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. The earlier studies showed that...
Evaluation of 2007 Montana crash data reported to the MCMIS crash file
This report is part of a series evaluating the data reported to the Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) Crash File undertaken by the Center for National Truck and Bus Statistics at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. The earlier studies showed that...
Evaluation of 2008 Alaska crash data reported to the MCMIS crash file
This report is part of a series evaluating the data reported to the Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) Crash File undertaken by the Center for National Truck and Bus Statistics at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. The earlier studies showed that...

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