The Risk Institute
Distracted Driving Initiative

Distracted Driving Simulator

The Risk Institute Distracted Driving Initiative is a nationwide collaborative among dozens of companies, organizations and government entities focused on how we can predict and curb distracted driving behaviors.

Our approach looks at changes from four dimensions: 1) Legislative; 2) Behavior; 3) Technology; 4) Urban Planning / Infrastructure Design.



2020 Ohio Young Drivers Study

Young Drivers Report Infographic 


DD Young Driver Report Infographic

Built Environments Research

Read how we can build better roads


built environments research


Behavioral Psychology Research

What makes us drive distracted?


distracted driving activities


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Phil Renaud
Executive Director, The Risk Institute 

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