Driving Age Raised To 21

Driving is a complex task that requires good judgement and split-second decision making. Unfortunately, many teenagers lack the experience and maturity to handle the responsibility of driving. This was tragically illustrated in Melbourne, Australia last month when a 17-year-old girl drove a tram into a busy intersection, killing five people and injuring dozens more. In … Read more

Factors That Influence Change Blindness Essay

Change blindness is a strange phenomenon which occurs when a visual change in the environment goes unnoticed by the observer, even if the change is large or obvious. This can be particularly dangerous in times when vision and ability to react to changes around us is imperative to our safety, such as when driving. An … Read more

Self-Driving Cars Essay

Our nation’s leader, President Obama has mentioned that in all of his two terms in office, the idea of the self-driving car has been a fantasy that has become a reality that will change our lives forever (qtd by Moor). It is so exciting to think that the crazy imaginations of cars is actually coming … Read more

Responsible Driving

“Imagine a crowd of 44,000 people in the stands at a World Series or Super Bowl game. A television camera scans the individual faces — some exuberant, some anxious — all sports fans out for a good time. As many people as are in that crowd will die in highway accidents this year. More than … Read more

The Taste Of Death

Lying halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles makes the Temecula Valley an easy escape for city dwellers hungry for the serenity of a day in the country. Temecula’s wine country is located a mere five miles off of the I-15 Freeway among citrus groves and vineyards. In the clear early mornings, colorful hot air … Read more