This website is a portal to share information and results from the NC COVID-19 Mobility and Health Impacts Study, a project researching the interrelationships of public health policies, mobility changes, and the transmission of COVID-19 to inform policy decisions in North Carolina.

 

What have we learned?

Check out the Results and Reports page to explore our research findings:
Technical Brief 4: The Effect of COVID-19 on Teen’s Driving Practice & Parent Approval for Proposed Changes
Technical Brief 3: New Mobility Trends
Technical Brief 2: COVID-19 & Young Drivers
Technical Brief 1: Initial COVID-19 Mobility Data Trends
View all reports

 

Why did fatal crashes go up during the pandemic?

"Although North Carolinians drove fewer miles during the pandemic, the death toll on the state’s highways climbed to more than 1,500 — the highest number in 13 years." HSRC's Libby Thomas shares insight.
Read The News & Observer article...