A recent study suggests the color of your skin impacts how long it will take you to cross the road. Image: University of San FranciscoWow, this is discouraging. Apparently discrimination is alive and well behind the wheel of cars. A new study out of Portland State University and the
University of Arizona, says drivers are less likely to yield to minorities trying to cross the road. This may explain why African American and Hispanic men are about twice as likely to be struck and killed by a vehicle while walking than caucasians.