Episode 9: Wrapping 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

Episode 9

Wrapping 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel

August 15, 2018

It took nearly a year to create the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel.  In our final episode, producer Jennifer Boyd talks with participants about their experiences and personal distractions.

Episode 8: Man vs. Machine

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

Episode 8

Man vs. Machine

August 8, 2018

Chris Hart’s team at the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board led the investigation into the first known death involving a self-driving car in May of 2016. On today’s episode, Chris talks about the investigation and lessons learned after the crash.

Episode 7: Getting Cars to Talk the Same Language

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

Episode 7

Getting Cars to Talk the Same Language

August 1, 2018

Comparing car safety features can be incredibly complicated these days. Part of the problem is the names are confusing. It’s possible to have over a dozen names for the same technology. So, if you’re trying to shop across car companies to get the best deal possible, you don’t necessarily know what you’re buying. David Friedman from Consumer Reports talks about the problem, and offers advice on what features to look for in your next car.

Episode 6: What is Distraction?

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

Episode 6

What is Distraction?

July 25, 2018

Could it be that driving has become the distraction from the communication and infotainment world we now live in? Bryan Reimer, an MIT research scientist, ponders this question. In this episode, producer Jennifer Boyd takes you to the MIT AgeLab, where for nearly two decades, research scientists have been studying how humans of all ages interact with their cars.

Episode 5: Your Next Relationship

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

Episode 5

Your Next Relationship

July 18, 2018

One Swedish technology company predicts that the car of the future will understand your feelings, and adjust its behavior to accommodate your behavior.  Designers say, it will be a two-way relationship built on “trust.”

Episode 4: Behind the Scenes at Google

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

Episode 4

Behind the Scenes at Google

July 11, 2018

Producer Jennifer Boyd travels to Google to learn about the future of in-car infotainment systems. Yes, the food is free everywhere on campus and the staff really does play ping pong.

Episode 3: How we did It

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

Episode 3

How we did it

July 4, 2018

This episode looks at how we monitored each person’s driving behavior.  It’s a look at the technology and process for weeding through hundreds of hours of footage each week. We’ll also meet the researchers and discover what they’ve learned about each person.

Episode 2: Katie’s Plate of Food

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

Episode 2

Katie’s Plate of Food

June 27, 2018

How exactly does Katie eat a platter full of buffet style finger food while driving?

Producer Jennifer Boyd talks with some of the people featured in the doc about constantly being watched, Pokémon Go and other in-car driving habits.

Episode 1: Why 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

Episode 1

Why 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel?

June 20, 2018

This first episode gives listeners background on project, stats on the problem and explains why we decided to take on the subject. Producer Jennifer Boyd also talks with co-producer Catherine Sager about searching and finding drivers for the study.  This episode is filled with backstories we just can’t wait to share!

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel-The Podcast

Behind 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel is a podcast about the behind the scenes adventures of creating the documentary 3 Seconds Behind the Wheel. It offers an unusual look into the storytelling process, while highlighting many of the important issues discussed in the documentary.  Behind 3 Second Behind the Wheel comes complete with honest stories about the storytelling process, behind-the-scenes interviews with people featured in the doc, and bonus segments we just could fit into the one hour film.

The first podcast will be published on June 20, 2018.  You will be able to find and listen to this and all episodes on this page of our website.  Thank you.