Northern Virginia drivers wanted for research study

From: Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) is seeking individuals in the Northern Virginia region to drive an automated research vehicle for a new study. Volunteers will be asked to drive the vehicle during peak traffic hours on a pre-determined route on public roads in the Fairfax, Virginia, area.

To qualify, participants must:

·       Be 30 to 75 years of age

·       Have a valid U.S. driver’s license

·       Drive on I-66 or a similar roadway in Northern Va. on a regular basis

·       Use a smartphone regularly (not while driving)

Estimated participation time consists of one day-time session lasting approximately three hours. The research project provides compensation of $120 for full participation. Participant data will be kept strictly confidential.

To learn more, please contact: 540-231-0988 or NOVAdrivers@vtti.vt.edu and mention “the S.W. Study”.

All inquiries welcome.