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Researchers Investigate Why Cyclists Run Red Lights

Analysis of video from urban intersections reveals several psychological factors that lead bicyclists to ride through red traffic signals. ... More>


Unraveling Mysteries of Safe Steering with Behavioral Science

A new explanation for dangerous swerving movements while steering could lead to new safety systems that can predict driver behavior. ... More>


Using Science to Help Teach Teens Safe Driving Skills

Teens are among the most dangerous drivers on the road, but psychological scientists are investigating new ways to help novices learn to drive safely. ... More>


Preventing Road Accidents Before They Can Happen

Researchers examine how cars of the future can effectively warn drivers of potential road hazards long before potential accidents occur. ... More>


Drinking Socially Makes it Harder to Tell When You’re Too Drunk to Drive

A new study finds that drinking with others may make it harder for drivers to judge their level of intoxication and impairment behind the wheel. ... More>