Driving Simulator Lab

The Driving Simulator Lab was founded in 2005, upgraded in Fall 2016 and is located at the Smart House in the Oak Hammock community at the University of Florida.

180° field-of-view immerses the driver in the virtual world

7 visual channels cover all critical views for driving

1 full-car cab provides a realistic driving experience

Watch our lab overview video

Research and Clinical Applications

Human factors research and clinical services have been just a couple uses of the lab. Interested in learning how you could make use of the driving simulator?

University of Florida Driver Simulation Training Video Poster Play Video

Recent News

Exploring Younger and Older Driver’s Trust…

Category: Research

The Department of Occupational Therapy’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation team is collaborating with the Department of…

driving through a city with traffic in the full cab simulator

UF & UAB’s Phase II Demonstration Study…

Category: Research

The Department of Occupational Therapy’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation team is collaborating with the University of Alabama…

Drs. Classen and Mason attend Autonomous Shuttle launch in Gainesville

UF & UAB’s Phase I Demonstration Study…

Category: Research

The Department of Occupational Therapy’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP) team is working in collaboration with the…

UF team members for autonomous vehicle project

Clinical Services

UF SmartDriver Rehab

Provides driver rehabilitation services for clients in the greater Gainesville area and throughout north-central Florida.

Certified Driver Rehabiliation Specialist with a client at UF SmartDriver Rehab