Tag: Study

AAA Says You Shouldn’t Rely Too Much On Your Car’s Advanced Driver Aid Systems In The Rain

Research conducted by the AAA found that moderate to heavy rain can have severe impacts on driver aids and vehicle safety systems’ ability to operate correctly. The association, with help from the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Automotive Research Center, simulated rain and other environmental factors at a closed course to test their ability to […]

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Subaru WRX Drivers The Most Likely To Have A Speeding Ticket For The Third Year In A Row

Get ready to have some preconceptions reinforced, as the list of cars with most speeding tickets is anything but surprising. Data collected by Insurify, which analyzed the number of drivers with a prior speeding ticket against the total number of drivers for 393 vehicle models, determined which cars are likeliest to have heavy-footed drivers at […]

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Nearly Half Of British Motorists Think They Drive Better Than Driverless Cars

Research from Volkswagen Financial Services UK reveals that nearly half of British drivers think they’d be better drivers than fully autonomous vehicles. The study revealed that 46 per cent of British motorists would trust their own driving skills over those of self-driving cars. In Scotland, 54 per cent have more faith in their driving while […]

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New Study Suggests That Ride-Hailing Fleets Could Create More Pollution

While some expect ride-hailing fleets to have less impact on the environment as they replace privately-owned cars, new research suggests that this might not actually be the case. In a study into the emissions produced by ride-hailing fleets, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University simulated replacing private vehicle travel with ride-hailing services in six U.S. cities. […]

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New Study Says Nearly 80% Of Teen Driver Deaths Can Be Prevented Through Driver Assistance Systems And Apps

A new study by IIHS suggests that if all teenagers in the US drove cars equipped with modern ADAS systems and their parents used the teen-specific vehicle technologies promoting safe driving, then we could prevent up to 41 percent of all crashes involving teen drivers, 47 percent of teen driver injuries and 78 percent of teen […]

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MIT Study Finds Tesla Drivers Are Less Attentive When Autopilot Is Enabled

A study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has revealed that drivers using Tesla’s Autopilot system are less attentive when the system is enabled. The report has been following Tesla Model S and Model X owners during their daily routine over a year or more in the greater Boston area. These vehicles were equipped […]

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