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Most young people become involved in driver training at some point in their lives. This blog gives information about various aspects of driving simulators, driver safety, accident risk and traffic psychology. Some of this may also be found on this driver safety blog.

Also read this driving simulators and driver training blog.

Information in Dutch, rijsimulator can be found here.

Skills and accident involvement
Skills and accident involvement
The concept of accident proneness has been in vogue from the 1920s up until the 1960s, and played an important role in theories of driver behaviour. McKenna (1983) presented a conceptual analysis of accident...
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Accident risk of young drivers
Accident risk of young drivers
Young drivers, especially males, from 18 to 24 are dramatically more often involved in accidents compared to drivers of other age groups (Evans, 1991). This overinvolvement of young male drivers in the accident statistics...
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Drinking while driving
Drinking while driving
Drinking while driving (DUI) is still one of the main factors in accident causation. Alcohol is involved in  over 25% of all car crashes in the US and a number of European countries. This...
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Distracted driving simulator
Distracted driving simulator
Distracted driving is, next to DUI (driving under the influence), one of the main causes of car driving accidents. Distracted driving is the act of driving while engaged in other activities—such as looking after children, texting, talking on...
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Research simulator applications
Research simulator applications
Research driving simulators are used by research institutes, universities and car manufacturers. The typical advantages of using research simulators over real cars in the real world are: Control over the environment and experimental conditions....
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Driving simulator applications
Driving simulator applications
Car driving simulators are used for various purposes. The first thing that comes to mind when thinking about driving simulators is driver training. Most simulators are used for initial driver training in driving schools....
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