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Desert road with many switchbacks

usRAP was launched in 2004 by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the nonprofit research arm of AAA located in Washington, DC. The AAA Foundation provided the first decade's worth of research, piloting, and evaluation of the program, and in this section, you will find early exploratory, validation, and other essential studies and reports that provide the basis for usRAP today. Below is a list of materials created by the AAA Foundation; for additional research and global resources, please visit