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Making Self-Driving Cars More Human May Gain Drivers’ Trust

Adding human-like characteristics to a self-driving vehicle may help improve people’s interactions with the new technology. ... More>


Can People Tell When They’re Too Sleepy to Drive Safely?

Drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving, leading a team of researchers to ask whether sleepy drivers can accurately determine when they’re too tired for safe driving. ... More>


How Trustworthy Is The Voice of Your GPS?

Drivers' attitudes and road behavior may be influenced by the perceived ‘personality’ of the voice used in vehicles to provide turn-by-turn navigation directions. ... More>


International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology

The International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology will be held 2–5 August 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. For more information, visit icttp2016.com.... More>


Observer Article

Experiments in the Dilemma Zone

Motorists make some of their most fatal judgment errors when the green light turns yellow at an intersection. The yellow traffic light has become a rich source of information about human response time, decision making, and risk taking. ... More>