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Real-Time Data May Be the Best Backseat Driver

Researchers from the University of Groningen find that live in-car feedback with financial Pay-As-You-Drive incentives dramatically reduced speeding and unsafe driving behavior. ... More>


Negative Emotional Cues Send Drivers to Distraction

New research investigating the role of emotions in distracted driving finds that hearing, as well as seeing, emotional words can have a significant impact on the way we drive. ... More>


Old (Commuting) Habits Die Hard

The ideal time to convince commuters to make the switch from driving to taking public transportation appears to be right after a major event disrupts their day-to-day travel routine. ... More>


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>