Project Number Project Title Stage Comments
Safety IDEA Project 01Color Corrected Motor Vehicle Headlight, Rearview Mirror, and Windshield for Glare ControlCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 02Auto Radio Override Alert Systems for Trains and Emergency VehiclesCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 04Safety Effects of Seat Cushion Design in Large Commercial VehiclesCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 05Assessment of Driver Safety in Commercial Motor VehiclesCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 06Fiber Optic System to Detect Truck Hunting on Freight RailroadsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 07Driver Alertness Indication System (DAISY): Quantitative VerificationCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 08Cracked Axle Detection on Moving Freight RailcarsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 09Driver Feedback Device for Passive Railroad Grade CrossingsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 10Monitoring Train Position to Improve Emergency ResponseCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 12Development of a Diagnostic System for Air Brakes in TrucksCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 13Sensor Integration for Low-Cost Crash Avoidance Completed (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 14Onboard Railroad Wheel Monitoring SystemCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 15Determination of the Longitudinal Stress in RailsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 16Rail Vehicle Bearing Defect DetectionCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 17Non-Contact Driver Drowsiness Detection SystemCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 18DRIVE-SMART Driver Monitoring and Crash Mitigation System Completed (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 19Increasing Truck Driver’s Awareness: Use of In-Vehicle 3D SoundsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 20Material with Improved Absorption of Collision Forces for Railroad CarsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 22Laser Cladding of Welds to Improve Railroad Track SafetyCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 23Reducing Wheel Climb at Switch Points to Reduce DerailmentsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 24High Speed Railroad Bridge Dynamics and RatingsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 25Dynamic Impact Factors on Existing Long-Span Steel Truss Railroad BridgesCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 26Remote Sensing with Mobile LiDAR and Imaging Sensors for Railroad Bridge InspectionsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 27Field Evaluation of Ballast Fouling Conditions Using Machine VisionCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 28Field Validation of Inspection Gauges for Wheels Climb Safety at Switch PointsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 29Self-Deicing LED Signal for Railroad and Highway IntersectionsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 30Development of Ballast Real Time Information System (BRIS) Based on “SmartRock”Completed (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 31Modeling and Validation of Standards for a Sleeper Compartment on Accessible Passenger Rail VehiclesCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 32Railroad Bridge Inspections for Maintenance and Replacement Prioritization Using Unmanned Aerial (UAVs) with Laser Scanning CapabilitiesCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 33Adaptive Prestressing System for Concrete CrosstiesCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 34Prototype System for Managing Enterprise Rail Transport Risk for HazmatCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 35Non-contact Deflection Monitoring System for Timber Railroad BridgesCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 36Onboard High-Bandwidth Fiber Optic Sensing System for Broken Rail DetectionCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 39Non-contact Scour monitoring for Railroad Bridges Completed (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 40Using Light to Reduce Fatigue and Improve Alertness in Railway OperationsCompleted (IDEA)
Safety IDEA Project 41Vibration-based Longitudinal Rail Stress Estimation Exploiting Contactless Measurement and Machine LearningCompleted (IDEA)