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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>


Real-Time Data May Be the Best Backseat Driver

Researchers from the University of Groningen find that live in-car feedback with financial Pay-As-You-Drive incentives dramatically reduced speeding and unsafe driving behavior. ... More>


Old (Commuting) Habits Die Hard

The ideal time to convince commuters to make the switch from driving to taking public transportation appears to be right after a major event disrupts their day-to-day travel routine. ... More>


Want to Grab Drivers’ Attention? Use Road Signs Showing More Action

Simply modifying road signs to show more action—a figure running instead of walking—may dramatically increase driver safety. ... 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>