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Seeing Red on the Road: Can Car Color Impact Driver Behavior?

A team of researchers from the University of Granada investigates whether red cars—often linked to traffic tickets and insurance hikes—really influence our behavior behind the wheel. ... More>


After Drinking, Risky Odds Become More Appealing

Why risk an accident or a DUI driving home after a night of partying? As blood alcohol levels spike, people become more willing to bet on risky, unknown outcomes. ... More>


Does Video Game Driving Translate to Real-World Skills?

Using eye-tracking data, researchers investigate whether popular racing video games develop skills that help players avoid danger out on the road. ... More>


Want to Grab Drivers’ Attention? Use Road Signs Showing More Action

Simply modifying road signs to show more action—a figure running instead of walking—may dramatically increase driver safety. ... More>


Simple Maze Test Could Help Identify At-Risk Older Drivers

Performance on a maze test, where subjects trace a path through a simple maze, may be a useful tool for quickly assessing dangerous cognitive impairments in older drivers. ... More>