Psychological Science Central in Public Safety Challenge
A team including APS Past Treasurer Roberta Klatzky took home first prize in the Haptic Interfaces for Public Safety Challenge.
Back Page: Awake at the Wheel
APS Fellow Mark Rosekind, chief safety innovation officer at Zoox and former head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, uses psychological science to make roads safer for drivers and pedestrians alike.
Experienced Drivers Keep Their Eyes on the Road Differently
It can take years for motorists to fully develop the cognitive processes required to navigate safely, including learning to scan a wider swath of the road ahead.
Denver area sees more school shootings by population than nation’s largest metro areas, analysis shows
During a 6 a.m. news conference the day after Colorado’s latest school shooting, District Attorney George Brauchler made a point of declaring the tragedies that have rocked the area in recent years don’t define the
Buckle Your Truck Up: Factors That May Slacken Seat Belt Use
As a possible explanation, the authors write that males “generally tend to make riskier decisions in order to show how self-confident they are in being the ‘stronger’ sex.”
Crash Risks May Spike Immediately After a Near Miss
The short period of time after narrowly averting a vehicular accident is a vulnerable one for drivers, especially in city driving.