Policy Statement: Enhancing Driver Skills Through Training Programs

Although the International Road Federation (IRF) has not conducted its own investigation, the IRF has reviewed and now endorses the concept detailed in the attached paper. This position is based upon extensive supporting documentation regarding the inadvisability of any training programs that teach drivers how to respond in emergency situations, including research by Elvik, et al (2009), Gregersen (1996), and Mayhew and Simpson (2002). The resolution is contained below:

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