November 29, 2009 The roads traveled least are the nation's deadliest roads, according to federal highway data. More Americans die on rural highways than on urban streets and freeways. U.S. Highway 6 in Utah in particular has earned a reputation as a deadly rural road.
November 29, 2009 Erica Molitor tells her fellow commuters that driving fast and furious is not the way to a woman's heart.
November 28, 2009 When Lisa Troch is behind the wheel of her Mini Rover, she says other drivers treat her like she's invisible.
November 27, 2009 As soon as Caroline Keem started commuting to work on a bike, she learned the hard lessons of the road.
November 26, 2009 Transportation planners are banking on a futuristic network of ecofriendly computer-automated pod cars as the next smart form of mass transit. Several U.S. cities are doing feasibility studies for personal rapid transit systems, and Britain's Heathrow Airport plans to launch its system in the spring.
November 26, 2009 MRSome car companies are developing high-tech solutions to help older people drive more safely and let them hold on to their car keys longer. Ford uses special "aging suits" and virtual reality to help designers and engineers see aging drivers' limitations.
November 26, 2009 Alissa Corby says drivers should make eye contact to help reduce road rage.
November 25, 2009 The number of teenage drivers involved in fatal car crashes has dropped dramatically in the past decade. But in those wrecks, male drivers still outnumber females by more than 2 to 1. For Basil Rynestead of Fauquier County, Va., it's a battle against peer pressure and inexperience to stay safe on the road.
November 25, 2009 Our sense of what's dangerous on the road is not always accurate, according to Tom Vanderbilt, author of Traffic: Why We Drive The Way We Do. Take roundabouts: "People fear roundabouts in America — they've been called 'Circles of Death,' Vanderbilt says. "And nothing could be further from the truth."
November 24, 2009 A University of Florida study predicts that within 15 years, 1 in 4 drivers in the U.S. will be age 65 and older. As they get older, seniors may be less safe on the roads, so state and university officials and the AARP are putting together programs to help seniors drive better — and in some cases, get them off the roads.