National Advanced Driving Simulator Publishes 2017 Annual Report

The 2017 National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) Annual Report has been published, and is available on line in electronic form at

The comprehensive annual report covers:

  • Facilities and Environment
  • Vehicles
  • Iowa's Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds
  • Project Highlights
  • TraumaHawk
  • SaferSim
  • Community Outreach: Investing in Our Students
  • Strategic Planning
  • Membership, Honors, and Work
  • Publications, Posters, and Presentations
  • Media Coverage
  • Sponsors, Partners, Advisory Board, and Affiliated Faculty

The National Advanced Driving Simulator is a self-sustained transportation safety research center at the University of Iowa’s Research Park. NADS utilizes its suite of world-class driving simulators and instrumented vehicles to conduct research studies for the private and public sectors.

Development and research conducted at the National Advanced Driving Simulator – sponsored by government, military, and industry partners – saves lives, improves quality of life for motorists, advances the state of the art in driving simulation, and improves the efficiency and productivity of the automotive and supporting industries.