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Why ‘Batman’ Met a Tragic Death on the Highway

Research shows that pedestrians often underestimate how visible they are to drivers at night, and motorists overestimate their own accuracy at spotting pedestrians in the dark. ... More>

Hidden Cameras Make Safer Drivers

Drivers are more likely to obey the speed limit on roads where speeding cameras are present but hidden. ... More>

A Psychological Solution Prevents Rubbernecking

An accident on the side of the road can distract drivers, leading to traffic jams. Blocking the view can help keep drivers’ eyes on the road and traffic moving. ... 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>

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>