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If you have children, you may be very familiar with the process of getting them to sleep when they were young by taking them for a drive. That’s why Ford has created “Max Motor Dreams”.
Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended sleep in a 24-hour period double their risk for a crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that 35 percent of U.S. drivers sleep less than
Distracted driving remains an enormous traffic safety issue, being involved in thousands of crashes every year- no surprise there. What is new is a novel way of preventing distracted driving, using an app that monitors one’s driving. Using cell phones’ on-board gyro-sensors, the system measures the amount of time the
American drivers wasted more than $2.1 billion dollars in the last year by using premium gasoline in vehicles designed to run on regular fuel, according to a new study by AAA. With 16.5 million U.S. drivers having used premium fuel despite the vehicle manufacturer’s recommendation in the last 12 months,
Automatic crash notification systems can recognize the occurrence of a crash, but drivers may have a new option: their own cell phones.
Do you ever experience road rage? Study shows 8 in 10 people do!
Today’s phone-based navigation systems provide a wealth of live traffic information to drivers. However, they still require drivers to take their eyes off the road and physically look at the phone, with predictable results- many rear-end crashes. (You’ve likely heard that taking your eyes off the road for just two
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety did a study recently and found that there were twice as many fatal crashes involving recent marijuana users after the state of Washington legalized the drug. Check out the facts in this handy infographic and corresponding graphs.
Google has patented a system designed to reduce pedestrian injuries in car-pedestrian collisions.