In The News: Division of Health Sciences
The more expensive a car is, the less likely the driver will stop for one or more pedestrians crossing the street.
A study at the University of Nevada found that the more expensive a car is, the less likely it is to stop to give way to a pedestrian stepping into a pedestrian crossing.
Drivers must yield to pedestrians trying to cross the road at marked crosswalks.
That’s the law.
Most drivers don’t follow it.
Scientists have confirmed the more expensive your car is, the more likely you are to suffer a superiority complex.
A study by UNLV suggests drivers who have expensive cars are not very nice behind the wheel.
A new study has found that drivers of flashy vehicles are less likely to stop and allow pedestrians to cross the road -- with the likelihood they'll slow down decreasing by three per cent for every extra US$1,000 that their vehicle is worth.
If you are a pedestrian, you know one thing: Drivers aren’t usually your friend.
In some probably not terribly surprising news, it turns out expensive car owners may not always be the kindest, most empathetic of drivers.
Drivers who don’t want to be considered a jerk on the road may want to think twice before purchasing an expensive car, according to new research.
The nicer the car, the ruder the driver?
If the cars you see in your rearview mirror tailgating you always seem to be flashy models, it is not coincidence. Owners of more expensive vehicles really are less considerate drivers, a study has found.
People driving expensive cars are more dangerous to pedestrians, and the more valuable their vehicles are the less likely they are to stop at zebra crossings.