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ERIC Number: ED096530
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Feb
Pages: 176
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Evaluation of Ford Employee/Skilled Driving Program. Vol. 1, Summary; Vol. 2, Technical Report.
Lee, Martin E.
The project is an independent evaluation of a driver improvement program for unexceptional adult drivers, offered on a pilot basis in 1972-73 by Ford Motor Company to its employees. The program was conducted using four treatment groups which received different amounts of retraining (N=750). It was found that two treatments consisting of several hours of classroom and on-street instruction resulted in 30-40 percent increases in mean group score on an observational test of on-street performance. A smaller but still statistically significant increase was found for a third treatment comprising a self-teach course, but a control group showed no change. Limited retesting three months after posttest suggested that the measured improvements were sustained for the two groups who were actively trained. (NTIS)
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (PB-231 137, HC-$5.50; MF-$1.45)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, MI.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Highway Safety Research Inst.
Identifiers: Ford Motor Company