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Psychological Science Gets Behind the Wheel at NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is putting behavioral science front-and-center in efforts to improve safety on America's roads. ... More>


Driving With a Hangover Just as Dangerous as Driving Drunk

After a night of heavy drinking, hungover drivers showed the same degree of impairment behind the wheel as drunk drivers. ... More>


Can DUI Checkpoints Change Perceptions of the Police?

When police adopt measures to foster procedural justice in their communities, the public responds with more positive views of the police. ... More>


Risky Business: Teens Brains Behind the Wheel

A team of Finnish researchers investigates the neural underpinnings of risky behavior in teens. ... More>


Why the Drive Home Really Does Feel Shorter

An unexpectedly long drive in one direction can create an illusion that the drive home is shorter, even when the time spent travelling is exactly the same. ... More>