Most of us have felt at one time or another the queasy feeling that you’re about to be sick while driving along on a windy road. Carsickness is a well-recognized phenomenon. Researchers at the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute were curious to know if carsickness would be an even bigger problem in the future when vehicles that drive themselves are more commonplace. Their findings spell doom for those of use plagued by carsickness.
The researchers surveyed 3,200 adults across the world in order to find out what kinds of activities they would engage in while passengers in an autonomous vehicle. After all, if no one has to be behind the wheel anymore, people will be free to concentrate on other things while sittin…Read more >