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Tough Thanksgiving Traffic May Turn Some Drivers into Turkeys

Stressful holiday road conditions can lead to dangerous and aggressive behavior behind the wheel, especially for drivers in a hurry. ... More>


ARPA-E New Funding Opportunity Announcement

ARPA-E has released a Funding Opportunity Announcement for its newest program, Traveler Response Architecture using Novel Signaling for Network Efficiency in Transportation (TRANSNET). The program aims to optimize energy efficiency in […]... More>


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>