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Divisions

Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Focuses on the research, development, and evaluation of heavy-vehicle systems, operations, and data.

The Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety (DHVY) solves complex and meaningful heavy-vehicle problems through deployment, testing, analysis, education, and outreach. With a focus on addressing real-world challenges, this Division follows a research-to-practice philosophy by translating research findings into actionable countermeasures – most recently with a strong focus on cutting-edge driver assistance and automated truck and bus technologies. With a long history of establishing key partnerships across a variety of industry and government stakeholders, DHVY has conducted innovative research-based initiatives that support the safety, health, and well-being of truck and bus drivers and all who share the roads with them.

  • Behavioral Analysis & Applications
  • Demonstration & Deployment Research
  • Human Factors & Advanced System Testing
  • Research to Practice & Outreach

Rich Hanowski

Rich Hanowski

Division Director
Andy Alden

Andy Alden

Demonstration & Deployment Research
Matt Camden

Matt Camden

Research to Practice & Outreach
Andrew Krum

Andrew Krum

Human Factors & Advanced System Testing