Our Mission

We aim to make roads safer by researching the connection between humans and vehicles. We are home to the National Advanced Driving Simulator, and we now have a new name for our broader institute: the Driving Safety Research Institute.


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Sunday, January 1, 2017
Looking for past news articles? All of the University of Iowa Driving Safety Research Institute's archived news articles are available here.

Past findings in NADS cannabis research from 2015

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Read archived news articles of some of our past research findings in cannabis-impaired driving.
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ADS for Rural America

Learn more about our Automated Driving Systems (ADS) for Rural America project, which drove a partially-automated shuttle bus through Iowa City, Hills, Riverside, and Kalona, Iowa. 

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Tour our tech

Take a 360 degree virtual tour of our facility, and learn more about our technology and expertise.