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  • It's Our 20th Anniversary!

    Help us celebrate NADS' 20th anniversary - read more here. more »

  • April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    10% of fatalities on U.S. roadways are related to distraction. Don't become a statistic - learn more about distracted driving here. more »

  • "We cannot afford to wait"

    NHTSA launches drugged driving initiative, National Advanced Driving Simulator committed to this critical issue. Read our latest brief here. more »

  • Cannabis and Driving

    A recent multi-year study at NADS examined the interaction between cannabis, alcohol and driving more »

  • Iowa City and Cedar Rapids Corridor Designated Automated Vehicle Proving Ground

    Read the joint UI / Iowa DOT press release here more »

  • University of Iowa Awarded Projects through New Toyota Program

    Toyota demonstrates commitment to safety research and innovation in continued partnership with UI by sponsoring projects studying autonomous and connected vehicle technologies more »


Current News

04-03-2018Corridor experts work to decrease distract driving car crashes more »
03-29-2018President Harreld on the importance of groundbreaking UI research more »
03-28-2018Pallister Researching Effects of Cannabis on Impaired Driving more »
03-26-2018Premier Meets with Leading Researchers on Impacts of Drugged Driving more »
03-13-2018Driving While High: Just How Dangerous Is It? more »
03-12-2018Iowa Alumni Magazine: Fast Forward more »
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The National Advanced Driving Simulator...
is the host, developer, and operator of the world's most advanced ground vehicle simulator.

From its inception, the mission of NADS continues to be to help our research partners save lives, and reduce the costs of vehicle crashes by better understanding the impact of technology, pharmaceuticals and other factors on driving performance.


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