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March 15, 2006

Front-End Blind Spots

Most drivers habitually check their blind spots. But new research from the University of Minnesota shows that two major blind spots in the front of the car may be the cause of serious accidents, particularly on wide-open rural intersections. Curtis Hammond, a researcher at the U of M who studies the way people drive, says many drivers are completely unaware of these front-end blind spots.

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