North America News - June 2017

New Teen Drivers Three Times As Likely to Be Involved in a Deadly Crash

WASHINGTON (June 1, 2017) – New teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for...

Driver Visual Awareness Slows During Conversations

A new study from the University of Iowa concludes that drivers engaged in a conversation — either over the phone or with a passenger — are slower to recognize and respond to a new object in their...

Tests Find That Most Midsize SUVs Have Unsafe Headlights

NEW YORK -- More than half of the midsize SUVs tested by an insurance industry group were found to have unsafe headlights that did not light up the road far enough or caused glare for oncoming...

Why Car Companies Are Hiring Computer Security Experts

It started about seven years ago. Iran’s top nuclear scientists were being assassinated in a string of similar attacks: Assailants on motorcycles were pulling up to their moving cars, attaching...

Mixing booze, pot is a serious threat to traffic safety

Use of marijuana in combination with alcohol by drivers is especially dangerous, according to a latest study conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Drivers who used...

Want to be a safer driver? The technology and psychology that can help

Imagine a world inhabited by rational people, motivated to serve the common good, whose perceptions stay the same and whose decisions are logical.

The reality, of course is that people are...

Self-driving cars: who gets stuck with the highway bill?

Drive north on the 101 from Palo Alto toward the San Francisco airport, in a car equipped with the most sophisticated self-driving hardware available today, and two things are sure to happen....

Congress Finally Gets Going on That Regulating Robocars Thing

SEVEN YEARS AFTER Google started developing robocars, 13 months after a Florida man died in a Tesla Model S that was driving itself, and almost a year after self-driving Ubers started picking up...

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