Working Together to Eliminate Road Traffic Injuries Worldwide

The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) is a global multi-disciplinary professional organization dedicated to saving lives and eliminating road traffic injuries through scientific research, authoritative educational programs, public policy recommendations, and the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) coding, training and certification.

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INROADS is now a blog style eNewsletter to share AAAM & AIS updates as well as research, association-related data and member stories for reader review and response.

AAAM 2017 Conference Highlights

AAAM would like to thank everyone who participated in making this year’s conference a success. We had an overwhelmingly positive response and this is due to your contributions. Our world-renowned speakers, engaged mentors, and enthusiastic students are at the…read more

Automated Driving Systems (ADS) – An Introduction to Technology and Vehicle Connectivity – Part 3

This is the third in an INROADS series on Automated Driving Systems (ADS), renamed henceforth in this series (from “Autonomous Vehicles / AVs”) to align with recent DOT/NHTSA nomenclature. Each article has highlighted a specific theme or issue within the field. This third article is a general introduction to the topic of Technology and Connectivity read more

62nd Annual Conference – Call for Abstracts

AAAM is now accepting abstract submissions for the 62nd Annual Scientific Conference and for the Student Symposium. The AAAM’s Scientific Program Committee (SPC) invites abstracts in the following categories read more

Announcing AIS 2015 Now Available

The latest update to the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) is now available. Order your dictionary today, find the latest course, or view the major changes made in this latest release.

AIS overview

people were injured in motor vehicle crashes

2.3M

people were injured in motor vehicle crashes 

Deaths as a result of road traffic crashes

1.24M

Deaths as a result of road traffic crashes

%

World population that has adequate road safety law

7%

World population that has adequate road safety law

%

percent of all fatal crashes in 2013 involving alcohol-impaired driving

30%

percent of all fatal crashes in 2013 involving alcohol-impaired driving