Partners and Collaborators
CU-IGRSS works collaboratively and in partnership with many individuals, agencies, and organizations to meet its goal for creating a safer and more secure road environment. The Institute values collaboration and partnerships because they:
- Inspire new ideas and add another dimension to our work through creativity and diversity
- Increase capacity and allows us to reach new and wider audiences in the US and abroad
- Provide opportunities and expertise for establishing new projects, enhancing existing initiatives, and exploring new technologies and processes
CU-IGRSS is dedicated to building and maintaining partnerships and collaborations with your company or agency as well as with Clemson University departments and its students. The Institute is committed to forming successful partnerships that are linked with local, national, and global outcomes and tied to tangible results.
Clemson works with our partners in many ways. A few examples of the many ways you can get involved in the success of our students and faculty can be found Here. However, please contact us if you have any questions. We are here to help make corporate and foundation partnerships easier and more productive.
- Collaborative efforts with the Federal Motor Carriers Administration (FMCSA), SC Department of Public Safety and the SC State Transport Police lead to new relationships throughout South Carolina with the large truck and bus industry, several funding proposals, and opportunities to reach new constituencies about the importance of road safety
- CU-IGRSS is partnering with Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE) and the United States Marine Corps (USMC) in the development and implementation of a Dynamic Driving Course, providing numerous research opportunities (and topics for theses and dissertations) for CU-IGRSS graduate students, publishing peer-reviewed articles, and providing access to novice drivers in ten states to develop safe driving behaviors
- Working closely with partners at Michelin North America, SC Department of Transportation, and SC Department of Public Safety, the Institute has developed a comprehensive road safety curriculum for elementary, middle, and high school students. The eCruisers program using new technology and hands on service opportunities to help children and youth develop a life-long passion for learning . . . safely
- A series of discussions and meetings with the Global Road Safety Partnership, Maasai Mara University, and the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is opening new opportunities to explore and develop relationships and initiatives with an ever-increasing diverse community of stakeholders