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November 21, 2014

 

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Talking While Driving

Scientist proves that driving while talking on your cell phone makes you a road hazard.

July 22, 2010

 

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Driving Under Pressure: What Happens When You Stop Suddenly

What happens to helium balloons in a car when the car stops suddenly?

January 7, 2010

 

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How Do Breathalyzers Work? And What Do They Measure?

Ever wonder how a breathalyzer test actually works? Find out on this Moment of Science.

July 3, 2007

 

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The Long Commute to Poor Health

Commuting is tough on cars, but the most troubling thing about commuting is the toll it takes on people's health. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

August 18, 2005

 

Gimme a Brake

As you are driving along, some part of your mind is probably constantly estimating how much space you would need to brake if the car in front of you suddenly stopped. All too often, however, drivers don’t realize the difference between stopping time and stopping distance. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 31, 2005

 

Driving Under Pressure

As your car rapidly decelerates, you feel yourself pushed up against the wheel. Why? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 2, 2004

 

Driving Through A Tunnel

Have you even wondered why you can hear FM radio signals in a tunnel longer than AM? "Driving Through A Tunnel" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

I Got the Data (on cell phone dangers)

In this Moment of Science, we discuss more evidence of the dangers of talking on cell phones--hands-free or not--while driving.

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