Posts Tagged 'auto safety'

Fonts Influence Driving Safety – MIT Study

Wired reports –

New research out of MIT shows that small changes to in-vehicle technology, such as the font automakers choose for an infotainment system, can have a significant effect on just how much a driver is distracted. The research adds nuance to the debate on distracted driving, and it could forever change the look of your dashboard. The study was a collaboration between MIT’s AgeLab and Monotype, a font designer and holding company whose portfolio includes some of the most commonly used typefaces, and who first suggested the link between font and driver distraction.

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How To Prepare Your Car For A Hurricane [pics]

ThereIFixedIt presents 4 curious ways people have sought to protect their vehicles from approaching hurricanes.

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