Most cars today come with technology to make driving easier and safer. But older drivers don't often use them. Interactive video tutorials may change that.
April 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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Head and neck injuries related to phone distraction are on the rise, researchers report. They found a couple notable spikes in the last 20 years, too.
Dec. 6, 2019 • ~2 min
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"Not all young drivers crash. So we thought, what is it about those who are crashing? It could be related to variability in working memory development."
Sept. 16, 2019 • ~7 min
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If all cars in the US had driver assist technology like blind-spot monitoring and lane-departure warning, it could prevent a whole lot of crashes.
Sept. 5, 2019 • ~3 min
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A new reflective film could pave the way for color-changing road signs. They would light up at night to better grab drivers' attention.
Aug. 23, 2019 • ~3 min
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There should be "much higher energy efficiency targets are required for self-driving cars," new research suggests.
April 19, 2019 • ~3 min
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