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Don’t Talk and Drive: Examination of Nearly
100 Prior Studies on Cell Phone Use in Cars Underscores Hazards

Monday, March 5, 2018 – Analysis of research from 1991 to 2015 on talking on the phone while driving can inform lawmakers in crafting driver safety legislation. read more

Virtual/Mixed Reality Submissions Invited for
2018 Human Factors Prize

Monday, January 8, 2018 – HFES invites submissions between June 15 and July 16 describing research pertaining to human factors issues in environments with a mixture of real and virtual elements, and the applications of these environments in various domains. read more

Inattentional Blindness: Why Drivers May Fail to See Motorcycles in Plain Sight
Thursday, January 4, 2018 – Drivers’ limited capacity to process the myriad details they absorb could explain why they sometimes fail to avoid crashes with motorcycles. read more