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Publications after 2003

 

Straus, Sandy H.  "Automatic system and methods for measuring and evaluating at least one of mass vision, cognition, knowledge, operation skills, and the like."  US Patent 8,016,416 .  13 September 2011.

Straus, S. H. and Straus, L.  2010. “Protect our fragile aquifers from oil spill before too late," Sun-Sentinel (Tribune). 20 June 2010.

Straus, S. H. and Gu, X.  2009.  "The roads ahead: Collision risks, trends, and safety of drivers." Risk Analysis:  An International Journal.  Published Online: 6 March 2009 11:35AM   DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2009.01214. 

Straus, S. 2008.  "New online tools rapidly screen the vision of older drivers and others" in Senior Driving Issues, ABA Senior Lawyers Division, elderLAW e-NEWS, American Bar Association, March 2008.

Straus, S. H. 2007. “Online cognitive tests are now needed to assess the risk of the driver with dementia,” Canadian Medical Association Journal, Electronic letter, 20 December 2007.

Straus, S. H. 2007.  "Standardization and Computerization of the Clock Drawing Test."  Assistive Technology Research Series, Volume 20, 2007 Challenges for Assistive Technology - AAATE 07, Edited by Gorka Eizmendi, José Miguel Azkoitia, Gerald Craddock, ISBN 978-1-58603-791-8,  pp. 248- 253.

Straus, S. 2007Use of the Automatic Clock Drawing Test to rapidly screen for cognitive impairment in older adults, drivers, and the physically challenged. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Volume 55, Issue 2: 310-311. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01055.x

Straus, S. 2007.  "New online tool detects brain impairment, cuts older driver deaths," in Senior Driving Issues, ABA Senior Lawyers Division, elderLAW e-NEWS, American Bar Association, March 2007.

Straus, S. 2007Use of the Automatic Clock Drawing Test to rapidly screen for cognitive impairment in older adults, drivers, and the physically challenged. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Volume 55, Issue 2: 310-311. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01055.x       NIH

Straus, S. 2007"Senior driver program unfair,"  San Luis Obispo Tribune,  31 January 2007.

Straus, S.  2007.  “After September 11, 2001: Risk Perception and Risk Assessment of American Indian Pueblos and Tribes of New Mexico on the Impacts of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and Its Transuranic Nuclear Waste Transportation Routes (07-3268),” TRB 86th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers CD-ROM, Transportation Research Board 865th Annual Meeting,  Washington DC.

Straus, S. 2006"Improving Medical Care and Knowledge Through New and Rapid Automated Cognitive Impairment Screening Tools,"  Annals of Family Medicine, Electronic letter, Dec  2006.

Straus, S. and J. Semmens. 2006.  “Estimating the Cost of Overweight Vehicle Travel on Arizona Highways,” Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, FHWA-AZ-05-528.

Straus, S. and J. Semmens. 2006.  “Estimating the Cost of Overweight Vehicle Travel on Arizona Highways,” TRB 85th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers CD-ROM, Transportation Research Board 85th Annual Meeting,  Washington DC, 20060122 – 20060126.

Straus, S. and J. Semmens.  2006. “Estimating the Cost of Overweight Vehicle Travel on Arizona Highways,” Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, FHWA-AZ-05-528, Research Note.

Straus, S.   2005. “Awareness programs are needed," Sun-Sentinel (Tribune). 12 December 2005.

Straus, S. 2005. “New, Improved, Comprehensive and Automated Driver’s License Test and Vision Screening System”, Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, FHWA-AZ-04-559(1). HTML. Sections.

Straus, S. 2005. “New, Improved, Comprehensive and Automated Driver’s License Test and Vision Screening System”, Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, FHWA-AZ-04-559(1), Research Note.

Straus, S.  2005. “Driving Simulation Implications for Use in Transportation License Testing Applications.”  Proceedings of Driving Simulator Conference North America 2005, Orlando, Florida, November 30- December 2, 2005.

Straus, S. and Gu, X. 2005. “Florida Drivers:  Manners of Collisions and Risks”,  Proceedings of the Society For Risk Analysis Annual Meeting 2005, Orlando, Florida.

Straus, S. 2004.  “Review of Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics”, Risk Analysis, 24:2, pp. 510- 511. 

State of Nevada, Office of the Governor, Agency for Nuclear Projects, Nuclear Waste Project Office website. (http://www.state.nv.us/nucwaste/socio.htm) April 28, 2003. (“Survey Results of Environmental Representatives of all New Mexico Native American Pueblos and Reservations on the Risks Associated with the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and its Transuranic Nuclear Waste Transportation Routes.”)

 

Presentations after 2003

 

Straus, S. 2008.  "Please Don't Take My Car Keys Away!  To turn in the keys or to keep driving: Myths and Methods of Testing for Cognition" Presentation to the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, 29 March 2008.

Straus, S. H. 2007.  "Standardization and Computerization of the Clock Drawing Test: The Automatic Clock Drawing Test". Presentation at the dementia session of the 9th European Conference for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe, AAATE 2007, 3- 5 October 2007, San Sebastian, Spain.

Straus, S. 2007.  "Risks and Hazards Associated with Vacation of Alley," presented to the City of Miami, Florida.

Straus, S. 2007.  "Vacation of Alley in Connection with the Development of a Residential Tower," presented to the City of Miami, Florida.

Straus, S. 2007.  "The Future is Now:  Improving Road Safety and Security with New and Automated Truck-only Lanes".  Presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Transportation Logistics (T-Log 2007), 4- 6 July 2007, Tsinghua University, Shenzhen, China.

Straus, S.  2007. “After September 11, 2001: Risk Perception and Risk Assessment of American Indian Pueblos and Tribes of New Mexico on the Impacts of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and Its Transuranic Nuclear Waste Transportation Routes,”  Presentation at the 86th Annual TRB Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, January 2007. 

Straus, S. and J. Semmens.  2006. “Estimating the Cost of Overweight Vehicle Travel on Arizona Highways,”  presented at the 85th Annual TRB Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, January 2006. .

Straus, S. 2005. “A Call for Transportation License Reforms”.  Presented to the United States Department of Transportation, Washington, DC, 28 September 2005.  Web   PDF

Straus, S. 2005. “New, Improved, Comprehensive and Automated Driver’s License Test and Vision Screening System”, Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, FHWA-AZ-04-559(1).  Presented to Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division. 

Straus, S. and J. Semmens.  2005.  “Estimating the Cost of Overweight Vehicle Travel on Arizona Highways,” Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, FHWA-AZ-05-528.  Presented to Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division. 

Straus, S.  2005. “Driving Simulation Implications for Use in Transportation License Testing Applications.”  To be presented at the Driving Simulator Conference North America 2005, Orlando, Florida, November 30- December 2, 2005.

Straus, S. and Gu, X. 2005. “Florida Drivers:  Manners of Collisions and Risks”,  Presented at the SRA, Society For Risk Analysis Annual Meeting 2005, Transportation Systems Risk Session, Orlando, Florida.

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