Driver Education

National Overview of Driver Education.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC. This investigation was undertaken to collect information from the 50 States and the District of Columbia regarding their driver education requirements, delivery systems, teacher training, and licensing requirements for novice drivers under age 18.

Overview of Non-Traditional Driver Education Programs.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC. This report identifies agencies or entities that offer non-traditional driver education programs.

Williams, Allan F., David F. Preusser and Katherine A. Ledingham. “Feasibility Study on Evaluating Driver Education Curriculum.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: April, 2009. The objectives of this project are to identify and examine previous evaluations of driver education programs, focusing on research design and issues, and to determine the feasibility of conducting a comprehensive evaluation of the new driver education curriculum developed by the American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA).

Chaudhary, Neil, Lauren Bayer, Katherine Ledingham and Tara Casanova. “Driver Education Practices in Selected States.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: July, 2011.

Thomas, F. Dennis III, Richard D. Blomberg and Donald L. Fisher. “A Fresh Look at Driver Education in America.” U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: April, 2012.
The objectives of this study were to: (1) identify and review current driver education and training programs in use nationally and internationally; (2) identify best teaching practices for teenagers; (3) examine the optimal sequencing for the presentation of safe driving skills in the classroom and behind-the-wheel training; and (4) assess whether a new approach to driver education would be beneficial.\

Driver Education.” Highway Safety Program Guideline No. 4. U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Washington, DC: March, 2009.