News tagged with drivers

Parents make bad call with mobile phone use

Hypocritical parents who tell their children not to dial and drive but use their mobile phones behind the wheel are setting a bad example for young drivers, according to QUT road safety researchers.

Nov 20, 2014
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Personality predicts our driving behaviour

Personality traits can be used to predict a lot about a person. They can tell about their probable career success, if they're likely to get divorced, their risk at dying early from disease – and now, how ...

Nov 13, 2014
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Feeling fatigued while driving? Don't reach for your iPod

Research has shown that drinking caffeinated beverages and listening to music are two popular fatigue-fighting measures that drivers take, but very few studies have tested the usefulness of those measures. New research to ...

Sep 29, 2014
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Drivers admit to risky behaviors

In a state famous for its turnpike and infamous for traffic, tolls and "Jersey drivers," a new partnership between the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) has launched a series ...

Sep 25, 2014
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Over 70 and still driving, who do you listen to?

Studies show older drivers self-regulate their actions behind the wheel, but now a QUT road safety researcher is looking to find out who and what influences their driving decisions and how this feedback can ...

Jul 29, 2014
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