Drivers Concerned About Pandemic, DUI & Other Risky Business

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation USA, Inc. (TIRF USA), in partnership with TIRF in Canada and with sponsorship from the Anheuser-Busch Foundation, released the sixth annual Road Safety Monitor (RSM) on alcohol-impaired driving. The survey takes the pulse of the nation regarding the alcohol-impaired driving issue by means of an online survey of a random, representative …

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Covid-19 Coronavirus Cause Rise in Private Mobilty – Study Finds

The coronavirus pandemic is having a lasting impact on people’s mobility habits all over the world. Private car use has seen strong growth, while sharing and hailing services, which have been booming in recent years, are suffering a significant slump. People in France, the USA, Japan and Germany, remain largely loyal to traditional mobility concepts: …

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Car Health & Reliability Ranked: Mitsubishi & Toyota Tacoma Best

CarMD.com Corporation today released its 2020 CarMD® Vehicle Health Index™ Make and Model Reliability Rankings, continuing its decade-long tradition of analyzing and reporting on which model year 1996 to 2020 vehicles require the fewest check engine light repairs and which cost least to fix when they do need repairs. CarMD studies the vehicle population dating …

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Less Driving= More Collisions, Speeding and Distracted Driving

Americans have moved around much less during the pandemic — and that includes behind the wheel. Today, new data from Life360, the leading safety and coordination service for families worldwide, reveals that while Americans drove less during the pandemic, they collided and sped more, and were generally more distracted behind the wheel. Life360 compared its …

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Automotive UX Trends—Contactless, Remote & AR

Strategy Analytics – UX Trends for 2021 – Assessing the impact of the COVID pandemic and potential recovery on aging-in-place, digital wallets, and the smartphone’s role in recovery, a new insight from the UX Innovation Practice (UXIP) at Strategy Analytics, has identified the top UX Trends for 2021. While the world slowly recovers from the …

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Mobility Study: Private Car Ownership & Bicycles Preferred

Private transportation has gained considerable importance as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. In order to minimize contact with others, many people are choosing to travel in their own cars. The use of public transportation and carpools, in contrast, has declined significantly worldwide. These are some of the key findings of the recently published Continental …

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Lowest Gas Consumption since 1997 for Thanksgiving

U.S. motorists stayed off the road during the Thanksgiving holiday in overwhelming numbers as the coronavirus surged across the country, according to the latest weekly survey of retail fuel stations by OPIS, an IHS Markit company. Gasoline sales fell a staggering 8.4% (nearly 185 million less gallons) from the previous week for the seven-day period …

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