Traffic Injury Research Foundation, USA Inc.

The knowledge source for safe driving




General Information

This website contains research and information about road safety issues that are intended, but not guaranteed, to be correct and up-to-date. This website is provided as an educational service to the public. The information is not presented as a source of legal advice. You should not rely, for legal advice, on statements or representations made within the website or by any externally referenced Internet sites. This website does not endorse, promote or encourage the use of any particular product or service.

Neither the Traffic Injury Research Foundation USA Inc. (TIRF USA) nor any of its Board of Directors, staff, members, partners or sponsors assumes any responsibility for actions or non-actions taken by people who have visited this site, and no one shall be entitled to a claim for detrimental reliance on any information provided or expressed.

Use of This Site

Terms and Conditions

By accessing or using this site, you agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between TIRF USA and you with respect to your use of this Site. TIRF USA’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. If any of the Terms and Conditions is determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the determination shall not affect the remaining provisions hereof. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the provincial laws and regulations of the District of Columbia and the federal laws of the United States of America applicable therein.

Use of Materials

Access to the materials on this site is open to the public.


You may not post, upload, publish, reproduce, transmit or otherwise distribute information or other material on this Site: (i) constituting or encouraging conduct that would give rise to civil liability; (ii) which is protected by copyright, or other intellectual property right, or derivative works thereof, without obtaining permission of the copyright holder; or (iii) otherwise use this Site in a manner which is contrary to law or which would adversely impact use of the Site or the Internet by other users, including the posting or transmitting of information or software containing viruses or other disruptive components.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless TIRF USA and its Board of Directors, Board Members, staff, members, partners and sponsors from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, in connection with the use of this Site or the placement or transmission of any information or other materials on this Site.


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Information Contained on this Site

Legal Advice

The information is not presented as a source of legal advice. You should not rely, for legal advice, on statements or representations made within the website or by any externally referenced Internet sites. If you need legal advice upon which you intend to rely in the course of your legal affairs, consult a competent, independent attorney.

Authors Referenced

Authors linked to these web pages do not necessarily reflect TIRF USA’s views or policies. Referenced sites have been reviewed to determine appropriate content before the link was created. Any change made to the site’s content after a link is created is the author’s decision and TIRF USA does not assume responsibility for any of the information the altered site may contain. TIRF USA is not responsible for any errors or omissions in pages linked from this site.


Although great effort has been expended to ensure that only the most meaningful on-line resources are linked from these pages, The TIRF USA do not endorse, guarantee or warranty the accuracy, reliability or thoroughness of any referenced information, product or service. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of TIRF USA.

Links either to or from our Web pages do not constitute a referral. The existence of any particular link is simply intended to imply potential interest to the reader.

Link Removal

The webmaster of this site will gladly remove any link from this site upon request from the linked entity.


Acknowledgement of any business, commercial product, or service by trade name, trademark or manufacturer on this site does not constitute TIRF USA’s support, endorsement or recommendation of its products or services.

Privacy Policy

Does TIRF USA use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are used to ensure proper display of various functions of the website.

To improve the usefulness of this site to its many users, TIRF USA tracks data regarding site traffic. User information, such as IP address, browser type, domain name, access times and referring website addresses, is used by TIRF USA administrators in aggregated form only, for statistical analysis purposes.

Does TIRF USA disclose any information to outside parties?

TIRF USA do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. TIRF USA may also release your information when the organization believes the release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable, aggregate visitor information may be provided to other parties such as sponsors and other partners for performance tracking, promotional, or other uses.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

TIRF USA is in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), the organization does not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

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By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If TIRF USA decides to change our privacy policy, the organization will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. This policy was last modified on August 10, 2015.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Traffic Injury Research Foundation, USA Inc. (TIRF USA)
Connecticut Office – 24 Farmington Drive, Hamden, CT 06518 | T: 203-809-8709 | F: 203-821-7657
Corporate Office – 20 F Street, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20001 | T: 202-507-6334 | F: 202-507-6101

TIRF USA is proud to be a registered 501(c)3.