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Can Loud Music Affect Driving Performance?

A curious exchange on Twitter recently occurred after singer Zara Larsson tweeted of her mother’s complaint that she “can’t see” while driving if the in-car music is too loud. Could this be a real phenomenon? Here's what we know based on the science.

Vision Zero Initiative and the Bumpy Road to Self-Driving Cars

Just like black boxes have helped the aeronautical industry fine-tune hardware and software and to install redundancy to maximize air traffic safety, one can hope the new self-driving technology will help us decrease the number of deaths on the road and reach the Vision Zero objective we are all striving to achieve.

What’s New in Driving Assessment and More At This Year’s Lifesavers

Learn about Teen Driving Track sessions to attend on driving assessment and GDL advocacy at this year's Lifesavers Conference to be held April 22-24 in San Antonio.

Continuing Ed One-day Course-- 6th Annual Minds Matter: Concussion Care for Kids

Join a one-day conference intended for multidisciplinary clinicians and school personnel involved in the acute and chronic management, return to school and return to physical activity of students with concussion.

New Research, Resource Alert: Share Infographic on Mechanisms of Concussion Injuries

Youth concussions result from broad range of activities, not just contact sports says new CIRP study

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