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Volunteer Opportunities

Study number 1.

Japanese Drivers Needed

Drivers needed for a research study of vehicle design and seat belt fit.  If you are a licensed driver in Japan, have been in the United States less than 1 year, and are age 20 or older, we invite you to participate in a research study at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. You will receive $50 for approximately three hours of participation time.  Laboratory on north campus near Huron Parkway. Easy free parking. For more information call 734-763-3463 or email

Study number 2.

Drivers 18-24 or 35-55  Wanted for Driving-Behavior Study

As a participant, you will have the use of a research vehicle to drive as your primary vehicle for one to three weeks. You will also complete two short questionnaires. You will receive $90 for your participation, plus the complimentary use of a research vehicle and up to two free tanks of gas.

We are recruiting drivers 18 to  24 years old or 35 to 55 years old who, for at least the past two years, have held a valid Michigan driver’s license. Additionally, you must drive at least five days per week. If you are interested in learning more about this study, please call 734-647-2940 or send an email to