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Study: Tailgaters wouldn't tailgate if not for those rotten queue-jumpers...
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9th Jul 2017
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Study: Tailgaters wouldn't tailgate if not for those rotten queue-jumpers...

A new study conducted by the Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety (CARRS-Q) has found that one-in two drivers are failing to keep a safe following distance - but those tailgaters say queue-jumpers are to blame. Tailgating has been identified as the leading cause of rear-end collisions - no surprise there - with QUT surveying more than 500 drivers on their perceptions of driving behaviour and their knowledge of safe following distance.
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James Wong
Success of autonomous tech could come down to psychology: study
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9th Aug 2016
3 min read

Success of autonomous tech could come down to psychology: study

Delivering a quantum leap in safety may be the key to winning hearts, but it will be psychology that determines the success or failure of autonomous driving technology, a new report claims. The development of autonomous and fully driverless systems has become a hot topic in recent years, with more than a few car makers aiming for the once far-off year of 2020 to launch a new era of road safety technology.
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Mike Stevens
Good drivers become what they hate: study
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14th Dec 2015
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Good drivers become what they hate: study

Bad drivers bring out the worst in ‘good’ motorists, according to a study into driver behaviour by Queensland University of Technology’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety (CARRS-Q). The centre’s Lauren Shaw said that when faced with poor etiquette on the road, many motorists are responding angrily, contributing to the perception of a divide between good drivers and bad.
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Mike Stevens