Driven to Distraction

April 29, 2014

Mobile phones, PDAs, GPS devices, and glowing digital dashboards can easily draw a driver’s attention away from the road. Serious accidents occur and states pass laws, but will our driving habits change? Professor Linda Ng Boyle of the UW College of Engineering is developing systems that can help drivers stay focused on driving and make roadways safer.

Linda Ng Boyle, associate professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, UW College of Engineering