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Tech Developed to Detect Distracted Driving

Researchers at the University of Waterloo create a system that recognizes such distracting actions as texting, talking on a cell phone and reaching into the backseat.

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Driving Dynamics Named Top 20 Heath and Safety Company

Driving Dynamics Inc. has been selected as a 2017 Top 20 Health and Safety Training Company by Training Industry Inc. as part of its mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies, the company announced.

David Harkey speaks at an IIHS event in August. Photo courtesy of IIHS.

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IIHS, HLDI Name New President

David Harkey will assume the role of president of the two safety research groups in January, succeeding Adrian Lund.

Image of the self-driving Audi Aicon concept car courtesy of Audi.

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Audi Showcases Automated Driving, AI Progress

The automaker touts its artificial intelligence technology while displaying the new Audi A8 and two concept autonomous cars -- Elaine and Aicon -- at the International Motor Show in Germany.  

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Safety Tip: Avoiding a Rear-End Crash

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation offers advice on how to maintain a safe distance from other vehicles and decrease the chances of being involved in a rear-end crash.

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Rear-End Crash Prevention

Here's safe-driving advice on how to maintain a space cushion that will help avoid rear-end crashes. Video courtesy of CNET. For the full safety tip, click here.

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Study Maps Distracted Driving Risk Near Schools

New research from Zendrive identifies which counties in the nation have the highest and lowest occurence of distracted driving in school zones. Video courtesy of CBS This Morning. To learn how your county or your kid's school fared in the distracted driving study, click here to access an interactive map.

The vehicle wrap on a Groove Auto fleet vehicle reminds motorists to watch for motorcyclists. Photo courtesy of the Colorado Department of Transportation.

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Colo. Safety Campaign Raises Motorcycle Awareness

The Colorado Department of Transportation partners with a Denver car dealership to remind motorists to keep an eye out for motorcycles.

A pedestrian crosses the street in front of what appears to be a driverless van -- but isn't. Photo courtesy of Ford.

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How Driverless Cars Will Signal Their Next Move

Ford teams with Virginia Tech on a research project investigating how driverless vehicles can best communicate with other road users, including pedestrians.

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Pedestrians React to 'Driverless' Van

Ford and Virginia Tech recently teamed on a research project aimed at learning how driverless vehicles might communicate and interact with other road users. The Ford Transit Connect used in the experiment wasn't really driverless, but it sure looked like it was. Video courtesy of Ford. For the full story, click here.

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