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Driver Demographic Trends

Recent Publications

Female drivers in the United States, 1963-2010 from a minority to a majority?
Michael Sivak.

journal article IN: Traffic Injury Prevention. Vol. 14, no. 3 (2013), p. 259-260.

Objective: This study examined the changes in the relative proportions of male and female drivers between 1963 and 2010. Method: The...

Has the time come for an older driver vehicle?
David W. Eby, Lisa J. Molnar

journal article IN: Journal of ergonomics. Special Issue 3 (2014)

The populations of many nations and, indeed, the entire world are growing older. As people age, they are more likely to experience...

The impact of Michigan's text messaging restriction on motor vehicle crashes
Johnathon P. Ehsani, C. Raymond Bingham, Edward Ionides, David Childers

journal article IN: Journal of Adolescent Health, volume 54, number 5, supplement, May 2014, pp. S68-S74

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of Michigan's universal text messaging restriction (effective July 2010)...

Marketing implications of the changing age composition of vehicle buyers in the U.S.
Michael Sivak.

report UMTRI-2013-14

This study examined the differences in the probability of licensed drivers purchasing a new light-duty vehicle (car, pickup truck, SUV...

A note the changing gender demographics of U.S. drivers.
Michael Sivak, Brandon Schoettle.

journal article IN: Traffic Injury Prevention. Vol. 13, issue 6 (2012), p. 575-576.

Objective: This study examined recent trends in gender differences in the percentage of persons with driver's licenses as a...