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Risky Drivers More Likely to Ignore Road Rules Even as Pedestrians

Research comparing risky behavior between pedestrians and drivers finds that some people are more likely to engage in dangerous behavior, behind the wheel or not. ... More>


Does Punishing Speeders Prevent Speeding?

New research finds that tickets and citations may be important tools in convincing drivers to put the brakes on speeding. ... More>


Troubled #hearts — in 140 characters

I joined Twitter in 2008, and I’ve always been impressed by the diversity of this floating conversation. People will just as soon tweet about dinner as the sorry state of […]... More>


Advance Warning for Light Changes Could Make Intersections Safer

A new study finds that drivers who receive advance warning that a traffic light is about to change are far more likely to slow down or stop at intersections. ... More>


A History of Stress May Contribute to Anxiety Behind the Wheel

A history of high stress may be one factor that makes some of us more prone to developing driving anxiety after an accident. ... More>