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Even Hands-Free Devices are Dangerously Distracting

It can take up to 27 seconds for drivers to regain full attention after using a hands-free device to make a call or change the music. ... More>

Safe Crossings: The Power of Eye Contact

Considerable research has underscored the powerful effects of eye contact in social interactions, and new research suggests that these effects may extend to the road. ... More>

Lengthy Commutes Take a Mental Toll

The longer the drive to work, the lower people rate their overall satisfaction with life. ... More>

Waking Up to Dangers of Drowsy Driving

The link between quality sleep and driving safety is so strong that people’s everyday bedtime routines can be used to predict their likelihood of car crashes. ... More>

You’re A Distracted Driver Even When You Ignore That Text

Using a cell phone while driving is dangerously distracting, but new research from Florida State University shows that ignoring a call or text can be just as impairing. ... More>