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Bike Visibility Does Little to Change Drivers’ Dangerous Overtaking

Donning reflective safety gear did little to prevent drivers from getting dangerously close when passing a bicyclist. ... More>


Beyond Simple Models of Self-Control

The adolescent brain is more “plastic” than it will ever be again and capable of remarkable adaptability in light of the many challenges that this developmental phase brings. Yet it […]... More>


Why We Worry About Shark Attacks, Not Car Crashes

New research from the University of Waikato demonstrates how our perceptions of risk on the road don’t always match up with the reality. ... More>


Why People Buckle Up in Cars, But Not in Cabs

Most people understand that seat belts could save their lives, but behavioral research shows why they don't always use them. ... More>


Helmet or No Helmet? It Depends Which Side of the Atlantic You’re On