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Racial Bias Extends to the Crosswalk

A new study from Portland State University finds that drivers are far less likely to yield for black pedestrians compared to white ones. ... More>


A Psychological Solution Prevents Rubbernecking

An accident on the side of the road can distract drivers, leading to traffic jams. Blocking the view can help keep drivers’ eyes on the road and traffic moving. ... More>


Similarity to Human Drivers Inspires Trust in Self-Driving Cars

Incorporating “virtual drivers” that looked and acted like humans significantly increased people’s willingness to let an autonomous vehicle take the wheel. ... More>


Cognitive Costs of Crossing the Street Increase with Age

Age-related declines in perceptual, motor, and cognitive skills can make crossing busy streets particularly dangerous for seniors. ... More>


Windshield Devices Bring Distracted Driving Debate to Eye Level