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Are Angry People Also Angry Drivers? Not Necessarily

While some people are prone to aggressive driving and anger on the road, this bad behavior behind the wheel doesn’t necessarily extend to increased rates of anger off the road. ... More>


Navigating Familiar Roads May Lead to Driving on “Autopilot”

A new study finds that driving on familiar roads may cause people to “zone out” while driving, making them less attentive to unexpected changes on the road. ... More>


Talking While Driving Safest With Someone Who Can See What You See

Talking on a cell phone is a known driving distraction, but new research suggests that talking to someone who can see what you see may actually contribute to driving safety. ... More>


Yellow Lights Pose Particular Peril for Older Drivers

Our reactions at yellow traffic lights may change in unexpected ways as we age, making intersections particularly dangerous for older drivers. ... More>


Why Hands-Free Phones Are A Driving Danger

Many states have already banned the use of handheld cell phones while driving, however, new research finds that hands-free phones may be just as distracting and dangerous. ... More>