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Longer-term Effects of New Jersey?s Graduated Driver Licensing Decal Provision

a PSC Research Project

Investigator:   Michael R. Elliott

The specific aims of this study are to examine during the second post-implementation year the effect of New Jersey's (NJ) decal provision on the monthly rate of: (1) citations issued to young probationary drivers for violation of a GDL restriction; and (2) police-reported crashes among NJ probationary teen drivers. Secondary crash outcome measures will include injury, nighttime, single-vehicle, multiple-vehicle, and peer passenger crashes. We will also assess the decal provisions effect on teens progression through the NJ GDL licensing process.

Funding Period: 05/01/2013 to 04/30/2014

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