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Does Video Game Driving Translate to Real-World Skills?

Using eye-tracking data, researchers investigate whether popular racing video games develop skills that help players avoid danger out on the road. ... 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>


Preventing Road Accidents Before They Can Happen

Researchers examine how cars of the future can effectively warn drivers of potential road hazards long before potential accidents occur. ... More>


Navigating Familiar Roads May Lead to Driving on “Autopilot”

A new study finds that driving on familiar roads may cause people to “zone out” while driving, making them less attentive to unexpected changes on the road. ... More>


Why Hands-Free Phones Are A Driving Danger

Many states have already banned the use of handheld cell phones while driving, however, new research finds that hands-free phones may be just as distracting and dangerous. ... More>