News tagged with driving
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
The US government wants states to crack down more on people driving under the influence of alcohol by lowering the permitted blood-alcohol limit.
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Close to half of U.S high school students text while driving, a habit that dramatically increases their risk of getting into a potentially fatal car crash, a new study shows.
Pediatrics May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many parents are putting their precious cargo at risk while driving, according to survey results that will be presented May 5 and 6 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC.
Pediatrics May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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 ...
Pediatrics May 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Senior drivers who always take a pet in the car are at increased risk for being involved in a motor vehicle collision, said University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers. In a study published in Accident An ...
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Elderly pedestrians face a much higher risk of being killed in a traffic accident than the young do, a new government report finds.
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Get more sleep. Have another cup of coffee before you drive to school or work. It could save your life. A 100-car naturalistic driving study conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with sleep apnoea are more likely to fail a driving simulator test and report nodding whilst driving, according to new research.
Sleep apnea Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The University of Florida has launched a free, online tool to help caregivers and family members identify drivers age 65 and older who may be at risk for driving problems.
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An independent panel of experts, including an academic from Queen Mary, University of London, which was tasked by the government to make recommendations regarding drugs and driving, has published its report.
Medications Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Most serious traffic accidents occur when drivers are making a left-hand turn at a busy intersection. When those drivers are also talking on a hands-free cell phone, "that could be the most dangerous thing they ever do on ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
It's now unlawful to shave or use a mobile phone while driving, but reading billboards is still OK. Or is it?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
How far would you go to get the attention of the one you love?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In one of three studies, Pia Rosander carried out personality tests on 200 pupils in southern Sweden when they entered upper secondary school at 16. Three years later, when they received their final grades, she was able to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Driving is the controlled operation of a land vehicle, such as a car, truck or bus. Although direct operation of a bicycle, a mounted animal (not including chariot operation) or a motorcycle (at least in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia) is commonly called riding, such operators are usually legally considered to be drivers and are required to obey the rules of the road which apply to all drivers.
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