News tagged with crash risk
(HealthDay)—Animals make great companions for senior citizens, but elderly people who always drive with a pet in the car are far more likely to crash than those who never drive with a pet, researchers have ...
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Each day, an average of nine people are killed in the United States and more than 1,000 injured by drivers doing something other than driving.
Health May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A study by Alexandra L. C. Martiniuk, M.Sc, Ph.D., of The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia, and colleagues suggests less sleep per night is associated with a significant increase in the risk for motor ...
Pediatrics May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Caffeine 'can significantly protect against crash risk' for long distance heavy vehicle drivers, study says
Long distance commercial drivers who consume caffeinated substances such as coffee or energy drinks, to stay awake while driving, are significantly less likely to crash than those who do not, even though they ...
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(AP)—The World Health Organization says only 7 percent of the world's population lives in nations where there are adequate road safety laws.
Health Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Medical screening of older drivers is misguided and typifies a "worrying lack of due diligence" by the medical profession, warns a senior doctor in BMJ today.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A pair of studies by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm® identify factors that may lead teens to drive with multiple peer passengers and, then, how those passengers may affect their driver's ...
Health Jan 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Wayne State University study published in the January 2012 issue of the journal Epidemiology points out that two influential early studies of cellphone use and crash risk may have overestimated the relative risk of con ...
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