Drivers of Vehicles with Advanced Technology Needed for Driving Study

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Virginia Tech, Virginia tech Transportation Institute

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The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is looking for Virginia drivers to participate in a research study where they drive their own vehicles equipped with advanced technologies!

  • Do you drive a vehicle with the following features?
    • Lane Control - automatically keeps the vehicle in the lane?
    • Adaptive Cruise Control - maintains set speed, but also automatically slows with traffic?

If so, you may be eligible to participate in the "ADAS" study focused on studying how people drive vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems or ADAS.

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will compensate study drivers $50 per month, with total maximum compensation of $750.

Estimated participation time is 12 months. All data will be kept strictly confidential.

Please contact us at: 540-231-0988 or ADASStudy@vtti.vt.edu and reference the "ADAS" study in your message. All inquiries welcome!

Interested? Take the eligibility survey: http://www.vtti.vt.edu/ADASstudy

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About Virginia Tech, Virginia tech Transportation Institute

Location:

3500 Transportation Research Plaza, Blacksburg, VA 24060, US

Mission Statement

It is rare to have a career in which one feels they are truly making a difference. It is rarer still to work with others-faculty, staff, and students-who are dedicated to such a daunting endeavor. But that is what makes VTTI unique. This is a community with a voracious desire to dig deep to find the solutions that will ensure the safety of all ground transportation users, from truck and car drivers to motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. This is a community that is dedicated to creating a sustainable transportation system and to preserving our mobility, our infrastructure, and our environment. This is but a snapshot of what VTTI has accomplished. What we will continue to accomplish is nothing short of our core mission: to save lives, save time,

Description

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) conducts research to save lives, time, and money and protect the environment.

As one of seven premier research institutes created by Virginia Tech to answer national challenges, VTTI is continually advancing transportation through innovation and has affected public policy on national and international levels.

VTTI has grown from approximately 15 faculty, staff, and students to become the second largest university-level transportation institute in the U.S. with 560 employees. VTTI has effected significant change in public policies for driver, passenger, and pedestrian safety and is advancing the design of vehicles and infrastructure to increase safety and reduce environmental impacts.

In all endeavors, the VTTI community is charged with finding solutions to the greatest transportation challenges facing not only the nation but the world. The faculty, staff, and students of VTTI are truly dedicating their lives to saving lives.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

900 N Glebe RDArlington, VA 22203

(38.88079,-77.11588)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • up to 12 months
  • • Do you drive a vehicle with the following features? o Lane Control - automatically keeps the vehicle in the lane? o Adaptive Cruise Control - maintains set speed, but also automatically slows with traffic?

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