Participate in Research

CARRS-Q conducts research to improve road safety and reduce deaths and injuries.  You can help by participating in our current research projects:

Older driver

A simulator study of older drivers' cognitive processes

The purpose of this research is to investigate the very early stages of visual processing by measuring the brain's electrical activity using EEG. Further, this study will assess driving performance of older adults via the CARRS-Q advanced driving simulator.

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Investigating On-Road Rule Compliance

The purpose of this project is to explore young drivers’ knowledge of, and compliance with the Graduated driver licensing (GDL) rules and other on-road rule compliance (i.e., speeding behaviour and mobile phone use).

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CARRS-Q driving simulator

Design and Development of an In-Vehicle Human Machine Interface to Improve Fuel Efficiency and Road Safety

The purpose of this study is to obtain information regarding participants' behaviour in relation to technology interventions that have been designed and prototyped as a part of this project to persuade drivers to adopt a fuel efficient and safe driving style.

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A young female driver is handed car keys by an older male

How do parents experience the P-Plate Driving Phase of their Teens?

The purpose of this project is to explore parental experiences of the provisional phase (P plate) and what they do to encourage their young P plate drivers to comply with the restrictions under the graduated driver licensing system in Queensland and the ACT.

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A female driver being handed her L plates by an older male

Driver education: young people from Toowoomba, Warwick and surrounds

The purpose of this project is to gather the views, thoughts, perceptions, and opinions you have about your experience as a driver education and training participant and the use of driving simulators as training tools.

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Music psychology smoking research

How do you feel about music?

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