Survey Shows Even ‘Rarely Distracted’ Drivers Are Still Texting

In a new study from Esurance, over 1000 drivers in the U.S. were surveyed regarding their perceptions of driver safety as compared to their actual behavior. An overwhelming trend in responses was that while most drivers recognize and acknowledge that…

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Auto Tech Updates: Emotion Detection and the Textalyzer

Feature Image: Ford Focus RS prototype LEDs react to driver’s stress levels While autonomous driving gets a lot of attention from the media, notable developments in other areas of auto technology continue to focus on the driver. Consumer and legislation trends…

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The Implications Of A Patent That Detects Driver Emotion

A patent recently filed by Mazda outlined their concept for a “driving assistance system,” a simple name which conjures up ideas about improved accessibility or decision-making in the driving experience. However, the name belies a complex system of emotion detection…

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Survey Shows How Work-Related Distractions Impact Drivers

Has your boss ever contacted you while they knew you were on the road, either on your way to work or on your way home? Harris Poll on behalf of Travelers recently conducted a survey among 1,146 employed US drivers (18+), to…

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