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How distracted is your driving? A new $1.3 million simulation lab can tell

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 16, 2013

How distracted is your driving? A new $1.3 million simulation lab can tell

Researchers at The Ohio State University (OSU) are trying to figure out how much eating, entertainment and navigation systems in cars distract drivers, and the university’s new $1.3 million Driving Simulation Laboratory could help. This new 5,800-square-foot research facility is a ...

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The Other Dangers

Better Roads Staff - Feb 05, 2013

The Other Dangers

Don’t overlook these jobsite hazards when working near traffic.   By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle, Contributing Editor     When you work road construction zones there is never really a time to relax when it comes to safety. The job, more or less cordoned off from ...

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Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Better Roads Staff - Jun 03, 2011

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

What I Didn’t Learn from a Mustang, Corvette and a Mini Cooper S By Kirk Landers America was just emerging from the oil-embargo recessions of the ‘70s when Ford ended a long, miserable period of automobile engineering by introducing several stunning new ...

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