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Tired drivers as bad as drunk drivers

( -- New research shows that driving for only three hours at night has a similar effect to driving under the influence of alcohol, and even two hours can be equivalent to a couple of drinks.

Jan 21, 2011
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Making ADHD teens better drivers

A University at Buffalo researcher's work with a state-of-the-art driving simulator is making better drivers among those considered to be the most risky motorists on the road: teens with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity ...

Jan 24, 2011
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Don't txt n drive: Teens not getting msg

Teens can get hundreds of text messages a day, but one message they aren't getting is that they shouldn't text and drive. Nearly 43 percent of high school students of driving age who were surveyed in 2011 reported texting ...

May 04, 2013
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Commuting - bad for your health?

A mobile workforce can help improve a country's economy but the effects of commuting on the health of commuters and on the costs to industry in terms of sick days is largely unknown. From a commuter's point of view, the advantages ...

Oct 31, 2011
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Study finds that aging warps our perception of time

Much like trying to watch a video with the audio out of synch, older adults may have difficulty combining the stimuli they see and hear, and it could have implications for rapid decision-making tasks such as driving, according ...

Dec 15, 2015
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