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Interstate drivers needed for automated vehicle study

From: The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) is seeking individuals to drive an automated research vehicle for a study. Eligible individuals will be asked to drive the vehicle on a pre-determined route, during peak traffic, on public roads in the New River Valley area. Participation involves a single three hour-long session during the day. 

Volunteers will be compensated $100 for their full participation. All data will be kept strictly confidential.

To qualify, interested participants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 30-75 years old
  • Have a valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Drive on I-81, I-77, or Rt. 460 on a regular basis
  • Use a smart phone regularly (not while driving)

Contact: 540-231-0988 or drivers@vtti.vt.edu to learn more. Reference “the S.W. Study." All inquiries welcome!

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