view of driving simulator

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.


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


visual channels cover all critical views for driving


full-car cab provides a realistic driving experience
University of Florida Driver Simulation Training Video Poster
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?

Recent News

UF team members for autonomous vehicle project
September 11, 2018
The Department of Occupational Therapy’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP) team is working in collaboration with the…
Dr. Sherrilene Classen
October 1, 2017
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Clinical and Translational Research Building 2004 Mowry Road Room 2161 (second floor) By…
View of car cab, forward visual channels, and operator station.
September 29, 2016
An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Florida (UF) has joined forces to enhance one of its driving simulators with…
Certified Driver Rehabiliation Specialist with a client at UF SmartDriver Rehab
Clinical Services

UF SmartDriver Rehab

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