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HSRC publications and presentations

HSRC researchers and staff regularly publish findings in peer-reviewed journals and present research results at professional meetings and trade conferences in the fields of transportation, safety, research, and public health. To view our most recent publications, click here.

Staff milestones

HSRC would like to recognize the following staff members who reached the following service milestones during the past year:

State of North Carolina
  • Richard Lytle, web applications programmer 20 years of service
  • Paulette McKoy, senior contracts specialist 30 years of service
  • Lauren Marchetti, director, National Center for Safe Routes to School 40 years of service
UNC Highway Safety Research Center
  • Carl Sundstrom, engineering research associate 5 years of service
  • Natalie O'Brien, research associate 5 years of service
  • Matthew Glassman, technical support analyst 5 years of service
  • Raghavan Srinivasan, senior transportation research engineer 10 years of service

We appreciate and applaud your service and dedication to HSRC and the state of North Carolina. Congratulations and thank you!

HSRC in the News

The following is a highlight of recent media stories that include information and research from the Center. Web links to the following news stories are time sensitive, so some stories might not be accessible after the initial publication date without required registration. To access more archived news media, please visit www.hsrc.unc.edu/news_room/archived_news.cfm.

Road Worrier: Speed-loving legislators would lift NC limit to 75 mph
The News & Observer
Jun 17, 2013

Staying safe on two wheels means taking precautions
American Public Health Association
Jun 12, 2013

Practice makes perfect
May 29, 2013

Many parents texting, phoning while driving their kids: Survey
US News
May 06, 2013

Got a teen driver? There's an app for that
Star News Wilmington
Apr 24, 2013

Parents can help teen drivers limit distractions
Fast Lane: The Official Blog of the US Secretary of Transportation
Apr 17, 2013

UNC’s “Time to Drive” phone app enhances teenagers’ training
The Legal Examiner
Apr 11, 2013

Inexperienced teen drivers? There’s an app for those
Triangle Business Journal
Apr 08, 2013

Help! My teen is learning to drive!
Apr 08, 2013

Road Worrier: Families, taxpayers have stake in NC debate over helmets, freedom
The News & Observer
Apr 08, 2013

Honk if you love apps that protect teen drivers
USA Today
Apr 05, 2013

New app to aid teen drivers & their parents
Apr 05, 2013

Motorcycle helmet law repeal will cost lives, millions
State Government Radio Today
Mar 21, 2013

Alcohol, high speed cited in crash that killed 2 late Tuesday
The News & Observer
Mar 21, 2013

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