News tagged with road accidents

An artificial eye on your driving

With just a half second's notice, a driver can swerve to avoid a fatal accident or slam on the brakes to miss hitting a child running after a ball. But first, the driver must perceive the danger.

Apr 20, 2010 4.8 / 5 (9) 1 | with audio podcast

Yawn alert for weary drivers

We've all experienced it after long hours driving, the eyelids getting heavy, a deep yawn, neck muscles relaxing, the urge to sleep, the head nodding down... But, you're hands are still on the wheel and you only just stopped ...

Jul 27, 2009 2 / 5 (1) 0

Codeine use and accident risk

The risk of being involved in a traffic accident with personal injury is significantly higher among codeine users than non-users. However, sporadic or moderate use of codeine alone does not carry an increased risk, according ...

Mar 24, 2009 not rated yet 0

The when, where, why of road accidents

(PhysOrg.com) -- Who knows what 'aetiology' means? It's a branch of science dedicated to finding the causes of something. European researchers have been busy updating the aetiology of road accidents and studying ...

Jan 14, 2009 4 / 5 (1) 0