Other Published Evaluation Reports
E-valu-it User Survey
A short report of the findings from the first post-launch E-valu-it user survey. This is part of ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the website. The results are based on a low number of returned surveys, future surveys will therefore use a different data-collection method.
Evaluation of the Cycling City and Towns Programme
The Report presents interim findings from the evaluation of the Cycling City and Towns Programme, including the results of a baseline survey and qualitative interviews with programme managers and national stakeholders. The Appendices include details of the survey methods and questionanaire used.
The Interim Report and Appendices are available at: http://www.dft.gov.uk/publications/cycling-city-and-towns-programme-interim-report
The baseline survey data is available at: http://www.dft.gov.uk/publications/cycling-city-and-towns-programme-baseline-data
Attitudes to Road Safety
This report examines people’s attitudes towards road safety and aims to establish a high-quality baseline of data for 2010, with the scope to repeat the survey in future in order to measure trends over time if desired. It is based on questions included in the NatCen Omnibus survey between February and April 2010. The report includes a copy of the questionnaire schedule used for face-to-face interviews on driver behaviour.
The reports are available at: http://www2.dft.gov.uk/pgr/roadsafety/research/rsrr/theme5/natcen2010survey/mainreport.pdf/mainreport.pdf
Road Safety Scotland: Various Evaluation Reports
The Road Safety Scotland website contains copies of evaluation reports on several road safety interventions, including road safety education resources, such as "Crash Magnets", publicity campaigns, such as "FoolSpeed" and the Bikesafe Scotland initiative.
The reports are available at: http://www.roadsafetyscotland.org.uk/research/completed-research/
Evaluation of Devon County Council's "Driving Safer for Longer" Workshops
Dunn, V., and Hellier, E. (2011)
University of Plymouth
An outcome evaluation of Devon County Council’s workshops for older drivers. 161 workshop attendees completed questionnaires before and after the workshop. It was found that workshop attendance increased driving-related knowledge and support knowledge (in particular intentions to access support). The report includes copies of the Before and After questionnaires.
Effectiveness of hands-on education for correct child restraint use by parents
Tessier, K. (2010)
Accident Analysis and Prevention Vol. 42, No.4. pp. 1041-1047
A randomised controlled trial conducted with 111 parents in America. The study found that parents who received a practical demonstration of how to fit and use a child car seat, were significantly more likely to correctly use a child car seat, than those parents who only received an education session, without the practical demonstration in their own vehicles.
Full-text available on-line at this external link: http://www.seatsforkidscanada.com/f/Effectiveness_of_hands-on_education_for_correct_child_restraint_use_by_parents.pdf
Evaluation of an insight driver-training programme for young drivers
Senserrick, T.M., and Swinburne, G. C. (2001)
Report No. 186. Monash University Accident Centre.
This is an outcome evaluation report of an ‘insight’ theoretical and practical driver training course for 18-25 year old drivers in Australia. In the Appendices, the authors include copies of the questionnaires used to measure attitudes and behaviours.
Accessible on-line at: http://www.monash.edu.au/muarc/reports/muarc186.pdf
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the National Driver Improvement Scheme
Connor, M. and Lai, F. (2005)
Road Safety Research Report No. 64. London: Department for Transport.
An outcome evaluation using a comparison group, measuring improvements in
driving attitudes and behaviours. The Appendix includes copies of the questionnaires
Cohort II: A Study of Learner and New Drivers. Vol. 2 – Questionnaires and Data Tables.
Wells, P., Tong, S., Sexton, B., Grayson, G., and Jones, E. (2008)
Road Safety Research Report No. 81. London: Department for Transport.
Includes copies of the driver questionnaires used by TRL for the report,
‘Cohort II: A study of learner and new drivers. Vol. 1.’ By Wells et al (2008).
Various evaluation reports by Think! on their recent campaigns. The reports include good examples of aims for campaigns, and include the questionnaires used.
Staffordshire County Council
A process evaluation of Staffordshire County Council’s Young Driver Coaching Programme Resource Pack.
Evaluation of Streets Ahead on Safety Project: Final Report
The academic research report from Birmingham University. Presents findings from the Inner City Demonstration Project (Streets Ahead). Appendices of the report contain the questionnaire and interview schedules used by the evaluation team.