Data and IRB issues in International Naturalistic Driving Study
Cultural expectations vary among regions; there are different expectations of privacy, volunteering criteria, and duties as a citizen. These differences such as driving laws may very well augment the risks that participants face. That being, if someone is considering being a human subject, he or she should become familiar with current laws/policies regarding human subjects. He or she should also learn about the collaborators and their familiarity with human subjects. Lastly, consent documents should be recognized as explicit with regard to international aspects specifically stating who will have access to the compiled data.