Sponsor: University of Iowa
Sponsor: The National Advanced Driving Simulator
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Drowsy Driving

The National Advanced Driving Simulator at The University of Iowa Research Park is inviting adults to participate in a driving simulation evaluating procedures designed to detect drowsy driving.
This study takes place at NADS
Requirements:
•Males ages 21-30
•Live within 30-minute drive of University of Iowa Research Park
•Have normal sleep patterns
•Have not participated in any driving simulation studies regarding drowsiness and driving conducted at the National Advanced Driving Simulator
•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
One overnight study visit of up to 9 hours (beginning at 11pm) with no sleep beginning at 8am and no caffeine beginning at 1pm
•Able to refrain from sleep beginning at 8am until the study visit (no napping permitted)
•Willing to complete an activity log beginning the day prior to your overnight visit.

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_8iduR4HeZ9QBgXz
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Effects of Cannabis on Driving Performance

The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) at The University of Iowa Research Park invites adults to participate in a study looking at the effects of cannabis use on driving performance. The link below will take you to a page that has information about the driving simulator study conducted on the NADS miniSim, a non-motion driving simulator. If you indicate interest in the driving simulator study, you will be directed to an eligibility questionnaire for the study. Compensation is up to $385 for your time and effort.

If you are interested in participating, please visit the following link for more information and to complete the online questionnaire(s):
https://redcap.icts.uiowa.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=J4E8HKPHWJ
This study takes place at NADS
Requirements:
• Must be a cannabis user
• Adults ages 18-50
• Live within 60 miles of NADS
• Be in good general mental and physical health
• Able to attend 4 study visits
• Drug and pregnancy screen completed at all visits
• Breath alcohol measurement completed at all visits
• Blood draws at most visits
• Participants must meet other eligibility qualifications
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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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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