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U.S. Postal Service Using VR to Train Drivers

The U.S. Postal Service has begun using a virtual reality-based simulator to train drivers in its Brooklyn, New York, and Tampa, Florida, districts, according to the company that provides the equipment.

UPS Opens Driver Training Center in Fla.

UPS has opened a UPS Integrad driver training facility in Lake Mary, Florida, to provide realistic training using virtual reality simulators and a replica of a small town known as Clarkville USA, the company announced.

The Repercussions of One Bad Decision

It's the holiday season, a time filled with decisions: What gifts to buy, what parties to attend, whether to travel out of state to visit family. Unfortunately, one decision made too often this time of year is to drive after drinking. This virtual-reality video depicts how such a decision can have a tragic impact on so many lives. Video courtesy of DRINKiQ and Diageo. For the full safety tip, click here.

AT&T Simulates Distracted Driving

AT&T brought a virtual-reality simulator to the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing on June 15, allowing visitors to experience first-hand what it's like to text and drive -- and how that compromises safety. Video courtesy of Fox 47 News.

Distracted Driving in Virtual Reality

This video from CBS 2 News shows how AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign, which recently made a stop is Idaho, is using virtual reality to educate drivers about the dangers of behind-the-wheel cell phone use.

Trends From the 2015 L.A. Auto Show

The 2015 L.A. Auto Show included a renewed focus on luxury models, experiments in disruptive technology such as hydrogen power and virtual reality-enhanced driving, sportier exterior and interior designs with more emotional appeal, and the rising popularity of electrified powertrains over diesel and other alternative fuel types.