New Technology to Reduce Range Anxiety

Now that more companies are manufacturing electric cars, you may have heard of the term “range anxiety.” Range anxiety is the fear that your electric car will run out of power, leaving you stranded with no way to re-charge your vehicle. Fortunately, a new car model may allay the fears of electric car owners. Read about it here!

Anxiety and Depression Medications Put Drivers at Risk

Medication can greatly improve the quality of life for someone who has a mental health condition. For many people, anxiety and depression are manageable with prescribed drug therapy. But taking medication to reduce anxiety while driving may actually have an adverse effect on your safety. Read about the alarming new findings here.

Driving Anxiety: Teaching Someone to Drive

You may know what it's like to be afraid of driving over a bridge or on the highway. Even people with a mild amount of driving anxiety may feel uncomfortable in these types of situations. For some people, though, driving anxiety decides to rear its ugly head when they start teaching someone else to drive.

Recognizing Multiple Sources of Driving Fear — Part 2

What can lead to driving phobia? Does it just happen on its own, or does there have to be a specific cause? A group of researchers reviews a variety of causes of driving phobia. If you would like to know what kinds of conditions can lead to driving phobia, come learn more here.

Recognizing Multiple Sources of Driving Fear — Part 1

Driving phobia and its causes are still being explored by researchers. Logically, it would seem that a bad car crash would be to blame for someone developing a fear of driving. Surprisingly, though, there may be other factors which can lead to driving phobia. Read what a scholarly review shows about driving fear and its development.

Cars Designed to Detect Anxiety in Drivers?

If you have driving anxiety or driving phobia, you may feel yourself start to panic while behind the wheel. Sweating, heavy breathing, and an increased heart rate are all physical manifestations of anxiety you may experience. Ford has decided to address the problem of driver anxiety with an innovative smart car.