Several National Advanced Driving Simulator experts at the UI share insights on the decision by the National Transportation and Safety Board to push states to reduce the legal blood alcohol limit from 0.08 to 0.05.
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Daniel McGehee, who studies distracted driving and vehicle safety at the University of Iowa, says that emailing is the "trifecta of distraction," because it takes your eyes, hands, and attention off the road.
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The University of Iowa National Advanced Driving Simulator is being used to test the tractor driving skills of adolescents who live, and work, on farms.
The University of Iowa, with other institutions, is examining why tractor driving is dangerous for young people who work on farms by testing their cognitive abilities to operate the machinery, using the UI's National Advanced Driving Simulator.
Researchers who hope to prevent children from dying in tractor accidents are using the UI's state-of-the-art driving simulator to help determine when kids can safely operate farm equipment.
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