MIT Algorithm Can Predict Red Light Runners

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MIT Algorithm Can Predict Red Light Runners
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Statistics gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveal that 700 of 7,000 traffic related fatalities in 2008 were caused by drivers that failed to stop at red traffic lights. What’s more, the red light offenders and the victims involved in the accident (whether passengers, pedestrians, or the driver of the other vehicle) share… Continue Reading...

MIT Studies Age And Distracted Driving: What Do Young and Old People Notice?

MIT Studies Age And Distracted Driving: What Do Young and Old People Notice?
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A new study from MIT has revealed that while distracted driving is a problem for all drivers—and will always be, whenever there’s a bikini car wash or van fire nearby—young people are distracted by different things than the elderly, and as we get older we’re more easily distracted. Young people tend to stray their attention… Continue Reading...

Ford’s Aero Chocolate Bar Inspired Plastics to Help Cut Vehicle Weight by up to 750 Pounds

Ford’s Aero Chocolate Bar Inspired Plastics to Help Cut Vehicle Weight by up to 750 Pounds
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Arguably the biggest road block to improving fuel economy isn’t engine technology, but weight. With lighter vehicles, automakers can use much smaller engines to push them around, plus there’s the added advantage of improved performance in all other areas. While a lot of automakers have put the weight saving focus on structural components, using aluminum… Continue Reading...