In The News: Division of Health Sciences

Jalopnik
February 28, 2020

If you already know that jerks are more likely to drive fancy cars, you’re probably not going to be surprised to learn that those very same fancy cars are unlikely to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks. And a new study has confirmed that’s exactly the case. A new study from the Journal of Transport and Health investigates if there is a correlation between car cost and the likelihood of not yielding to pedestrians.

CarAdvice
February 28, 2020

The research also returned troubling results regarding overall driver behaviour towards people of colour.

Gazzetta Motori
February 28, 2020

The same conclusions come from two universities in the USA and Finland: there is an inverse correlation between the price of a car and the behavior of drivers

StreetsBlog USA
February 28, 2020

The more expensive the car, the less likely the driver is to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. But why?

Nevada State News
February 27, 2020

Flashing crosswalk lights are no match for flashy cars, according to a new UNLV study which found that drivers of expensive vehicles are least likely to stop for crossing pedestrians.

Reno Gazette-Journal
February 27, 2020

Pedestrians are taking a bigger chance crossing the street in front of a Porsche. A Kia is less likely to kill you.

Motor1
February 27, 2020

A new study published in the Journal of Transport & Health studied if the price of a car affected whether it would yield to a pedestrian in the crosswalk. The study concluded that the more expensive the car, the less likely it would yield to pedestrians.

India TV
February 27, 2020

Drivers of expensive cars like the BMW and Audi are least likely to stop for crossing pedestrians, according to a new study. Published in the Journal of Transport and Health, the study from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) found that people who drive fancier vehicles are less likely to share the road with other users and empathise less with pedestrians.

Auto Express
February 27, 2020

Drivers of expensive cars are less likely to stop at pedestrian crossings, an American study has found.

Asian News International
February 27, 2020

According to a new study, drivers of expensive cars are least likely to stop for crossing pedestrians. Drivers on a whole, aren't all that great at stopping for pedestrians waiting at crosswalks.

Outlook
February 27, 2020

Drivers of expensive cars like the BMW and Audi are least likely to stop for crossing pedestrians, according to a new study.

livemint
February 27, 2020

Drivers of expensive cars like the BMW and Audi are least likely to stop for crossing pedestrians, according to a new study. Published in the Journal of Transport and Health, the study from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) found that people who drive fancier vehicles are less likely to share the road with other users and empathise less with pedestrians.