Sponsor: University of Iowa
Sponsor: The National Advanced Driving Simulator
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Transition of Control in Vehicles

The National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa Research Park invites healthy adults to participate in a driving simulation study in our NADS-1 simulator with motion evaluating how different characteristics of automated driving features influence how drivers return to manual control of the vehicle. When driving with the automated driving feature, you will read and reply to emails on a smartphone.
This study takes place at NADS
Requirements:
• Healthy adults ages 25 to 55 years
• Have a valid U.S. driver’s license
• Drive at least 2,000 miles per year or at least 3 times per week
• Use a smartphone to read and send emails
• Able to participate in one phone call that also requires access to an internet connection on a personal device (phone, tablet, laptop, desktop) lasting about 30 minutes and one visit with up to a 2.5 hour time commitment

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in participating, please visit the following link for more information and to complete an online eligibility questionnaire:

https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6xSKd0JPUlIFjy5

Participants must meet other eligibility qualifications.

If you have any questions or concerns at any time, please feel free to email us at nads-recruit@uiowa.edu. Please reference “TOC” when emailing.

You can earn up to $80 for your time and effort.
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Driving Validation Study: Sensitivity to Cannabis & Xanax

The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) at The University of Iowa Research Park invites adults to participate in a validation study evaluating the sensitivity of the set of new driving scenarios to the effects of cannabis and alprazolam (Xanax). The link below will take you to a page that has information about this study conducted on the CRCDS-2 miniSim, a non-motion driving simulator. If you indicate interest in the study after reading the information, you will be directed to an eligibility questionnaire for the study. Compensation is up to $1100 for your time and effort.

If you are interested in participating, please visit the following link for more information and to complete the online eligibility questionnaire: https://redcap.icts.uiowa.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=8KPEA3ERYF
This study takes place at NADS
Requirements:
• Adults ages 19-45
• Must be a current cannabis user
• Must NOT currently take alprazolam (minimum washout of 30 days)
• Be in good general mental and physical health
• Able to attend 4 study visits, 3 of which involve an overnight stay in a hotel and last about 24 hours (e.g., begin at 3pm and end approximately 2pm the following day)
• Drug and pregnancy screening completed at all visits
• Breath alcohol measurement completed at all visits
• Blood draws completed at three of four visits
• Must meet other eligibility qualifications
• Able to arrange own transportation to and from study visits (Reimbursement of up to $35 per trip for transportation expenses)
For more information:
319-335-4666
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DRIVINGSTUDIES.COM is an easy way to keep up to date on currently recruiting studies at NADS.
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Where is NADS?

The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) is located in the University of Iowa Research Park, just north of Coral Ridge Mall.

Questions?

Looking for directions? Signed up for a study but have more questions?
Contact one of our research team members by calling our recruitment hotline at 319-335-4719 or by contacting us via email at nads-recruit@uiowa.edu