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Does Video Game Driving Translate to Real-World Skills?

Using eye-tracking data, researchers investigate whether popular racing video games develop skills that help players avoid danger out on the road. ... More>


Want to Grab Drivers’ Attention? Use Road Signs Showing More Action

Simply modifying road signs to show more action—a figure running instead of walking—may dramatically increase driver safety. ... More>


Simple Maze Test Could Help Identify At-Risk Older Drivers

Performance on a maze test, where subjects trace a path through a simple maze, may be a useful tool for quickly assessing dangerous cognitive impairments in older drivers. ... More>


Hit-and-run drivers not uncommon, but not well understood


Driving in Rain, Sleet, or Snow? Cognitive Biases Worsen Winter Driving

People often lack insight when evaluating their own skills, leading many drivers to overestimate their ability to handle inclement road conditions. ... More>