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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>


Can People Tell When They’re Too Sleepy to Drive Safely?

Drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving, leading a team of researchers to ask whether sleepy drivers can accurately determine when they’re too tired for safe driving. ... More>


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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>