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Combining Cannabis and Alcohol Amplifies Crash Risks

As the legalization of marijuana gains popularity, researchers are starting to looking at how cannabis interacts with alcohol when people get behind the wheel. ... More>


Music in the Car Can Cause Teen Drivers to Tune Out

Most drivers listen to music or the radio in the car, but for inexperienced drivers listening to music may become a dangerous distraction. ... More>


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>


Movies May Rev Up Teens’ Reckless Behavior Behind the Wheel

Early exposure to reckless driving in movies may increase teens’ tendency for risky driving years later. ... More>


Tough Thanksgiving Traffic May Turn Some Drivers into Turkeys

Stressful holiday road conditions can lead to dangerous and aggressive behavior behind the wheel, especially for drivers in a hurry. ... More>