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New study: Giving up the car keys could lead to social isolation for older adults

October 25, 2019

Putting the brakes on seniors’ driving privileges can leave them feeling socially isolated, according to new research from…
Why Women and Older Workers Make Less Driving for Uber

October 7, 2019

Research from Stanford Graduate School of Business shows that a 60-year-old driver makes about 10% less per hour than a…
Annoyed by backseat drivers? Technology is coming to replace them

September 3, 2019

Driving is actually quite a pleasurable activity. There is nothing better than cruising around your favourite roads stress…
Millennials do not rush to start driving and buying cars

August 27, 2019

Remember when you first learned to drive and got your driver’s licence? That feeling of independence, a step…
Speeding cars are still most likely to get themselves in traffic accidents

August 22, 2019

Texting, talking on the phone, falling asleep – there are many dangerous things that you might do behind…
Hyundai created a system to help hearing-impaired drivers (Video)

January 11, 2019

Everyone wants to be mobile and independent. Cars are great tools for that, but some people encounter some…
Research investigates ‘smart’ highway signs to prevent wrong-way driving crashes

November 5, 2018

Innovative traffic safety research from Florida State University, incorporating a fascinating mix of engineering and psychology, is being…
What would happen if you engaged electronic parking brake while driving?

October 26, 2018

You know what‘s fun? Hand brake turns. Sure they might be illegal in some places and they can…
People with dementia need support when hanging up the keys

September 29, 2018

We as human want to be mobile. We want to move around, see things and meet people. And…
Red-light cameras don’t reduce traffic accidents or improve public safety: analysis

July 20, 2018

Red-light cameras don’t reduce the number of traffic accidents or injuries at intersections where the devices are installed,…
Study explores crash risk among older drivers

April 24, 2018

While older drivers as a group have a relatively high rate of car crashes, few validated tools exist…
In driverless cars, communications failures could be disastrous

March 7, 2018

It’s 2030, and a pack of autonomous vehicles cruising down Interstate 64, bumper-to-bumper and at high speed, overtake…
Traffic signal countdown timers lead to improved driver responses

November 2, 2017

Countdown timers that let motorists know when a traffic light will go from green to yellow lead to…
Driving and pregnancy – how women should protect themselves and their fetus behind the steering wheel?

August 24, 2017

Pregnancy is an exciting time in every woman‘s life. Having another life growing inside of you is probably…
App That Monitors Your Driving

February 3, 2017

Most of expensive cars has systems that monitors driving and alerts in risky and unsafe situations. These systems…
Study reveals habits of older driversj

December 22, 2016

A new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the driving patterns of people aged…
Team unveils new ATV virtual reality simulator

June 28, 2016

A new virtual reality simulator will help University of Iowa researchers study how and why people lose control…
Wireless Parking Sensors To Any Old Car

May 26, 2016

FenSens is an aftermarket ultrasonic parking assistant. Pop it on your car, pair it with your phone via…
New Technique Controls Autonomous Vehicles in Extreme Conditions

May 24, 2016

A Georgia Institute of Technology research team has devised a novel way to help keep a driverless vehicle…
Most parents say they set limits on teen drivers – but teens don’t always think so

January 20, 2016

Parents may intend to set strong limits on their teen drivers but their kids may not always be…
Scientists evaluate ADHD medicines to reduce highway crashes

January 11, 2016

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers are determining whether an extended-release medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder…
Why we drink and drive

December 9, 2015

Even though most people are strongly opposed to driving while under the influence of alcohol, around 13,000 motorists…
Twitter data can make roads safer during inclement weather

December 3, 2015

Go ahead, rant about the snow on Twitter. It can ease traffic on slippery, congested roads. That’s the…
Up to 27 seconds of inattention after talking to your car or smartphone

October 24, 2015

If you think it is okay to talk to your car infotainment system or smartphone while driving or…
My car does what?!

August 15, 2015

With the technology to help you see, park, and stay in your lane, today’s cars are safer than…
Campaign to reduce distracted driving among teens launched

August 14, 2015

It’s a contract full of such vows as “I will find sunglasses before driving,” “I will wait until…
Study: Driver’s ed significantly reduces teen crashes, tickets

August 13, 2015

A new study that followed more than 150,000 teen drivers over eight years has found that driver’s education…
Smart driver seat that responds to gestures

August 4, 2015

A multitude of professional drivers suffer from back problems. One cause: driver seats that are inadequately adjusted to…
Handing Over the Keys: A Doctor Seeks Data to Help Elderly Women Decide When to Stop Driving

July 16, 2015

When Dr. Richard Marottoli sees elderly patients, he can measure bone loss and high blood pressure. He can…
UI studies impact of marijuana on driving

June 25, 2015

A new study conducted at the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) has found drivers who use…
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