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Emotional Drivers See Crash Risk Multiply

This ABC News video reports on new Virginia Tech research that found drivers increase their crash risk nearly tenfold when they get behind the wheel while visibly angry, sad, crying or emotionally agitated. For the full story, click here.

Virginia Tech's Self-Driving Demo

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute researchers recently demonstrated self-driving and connected-vehicle technology while traveling a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 395 in Northern Virginia. For the full story, click here.

Study Explores In-Vehicle Traffic Signs

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute launches a research project focused on the feasibility of adaptive traffic signs – an application of connected-vehicle technology.

Mobile Phone Use Triples Crash Risk

Drivers who use a mobile phone or other hand-held device triple their crash risk, according to a recent study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI).