Headphone wearers risk traffic accidents

We've all been told off, quite rightly, for 'distracted driving' - but distracted walking?

Listening to music can get pedestrians run over

Crossing the street while listening to music is highly dangerous, say researchers - even more so than talking on the phone.

App could help slash freeway deaths

A new app to be tested in California this summer is claimed to be able to reduce freeway pile-ups by 40 percent.

Can "talking" cars minimize accidents?

What if there was a car more in tune with its surroundings than a distracted human driver? The answer may lie with a crash warning system that allows cars to communicate with each other and even avoid accidents from up to 900 feet away.