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UI Driving Simulator Research on Cannabis, Distracted Driving, and Automated Vehicles

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Freightliner cab inside the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS)

This show originally aired on April 4, 2017.

Distracted driving concerns everyone on the road – and it’s something lawmakers at the statehouse have maintained a focus on this legislative session.

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The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS)

On this edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with researchers at the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) at the University of Iowa. They discuss the latest observations they've made in regards to how cannabis use affects drivers, the impact of distraction or fatigue while driving, and the rise of automated technology on the road. 

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River