News tagged with highways
Existing research shows that bicyclists who wear helmets have an 88 percent lower risk of brain injury, but researchers at Boston Children's Hospital found that simply having bicycle helmet laws in place showed a 20 percent ...
Pediatrics May 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The number of fatal crashes involving drivers distracted by cellphones is vastly under-reported in the United States, according to a new study.
Health May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An estimated 5,000 motorcyclists were killed on U.S. roads in 2012, an increase of about 9 percent from the previous year, a new report shows.
Health Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research finds over half of young adult deaths could be preventable if parents and children work together
(Medical Xpress)—About 57 percent of deaths among American teenagers and young adults are attributable to personal decisions and could be prevented, according to new risk research from Duke University. ...
Health Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Since most driving is done locally, it should not be surprising that most auto accidents occur during local errands. Yet, occasional seatbelt users are more likely to buckle up for trips on high speed roads, ...
Health Mar 26, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Obese drivers are significantly more likely to die in a road traffic collision than people of normal weight, indicates US research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Many drivers say the large digital billboards flashing ads every few seconds along Bay Area freeways are just too bright and too distracting. And they may be right.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Seat belt use by American drivers and passengers reached an all-time high of 86 percent in 2012, a new federal government study finds.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Most eye doctors consider it their responsibility to ask older patients about driving problems, but this hit-or-miss approach may not be nearly enough to clear the roads of unsafe elderly drivers, ...
Health Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organization recently recognized environmental noise as harmful pollution, with adverse psychosocial and physiological effects on public health. A new study of noise pollution in Fulton County, Georgia, suggests ...
Health Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Despite the fact that car crashes are the leading cause of death for children older than three years in the U.S. and send more than 140,000 children to the emergency room each year, new research has found that low proportions ...
Health Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Residents of homes that are located near congested highways have higher rates of asthma, new research finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 29, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The drowsiness experienced by medical staff who have been on night duty can make their driving dangerous, French researchers have found. The first study to use simulated driving tests on medical staff returning home after ...
Other Jun 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Phys.org) -- Obese drivers are far less likely to wear seatbelts than are drivers of normal weight, a new University at Buffalo study has found, a behavior that puts them at greater risk of severe injury ...
Health Apr 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP) -- The two certainties in life - death and taxes - may be more intertwined than Ben Franklin ever imagined: A study found that deadly auto accidents increase on Tax Day.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A highway is any public road. In American English, the term is common and almost always designates major roads. In British English, the term (which is not particularly common) designates any road open to the public. Any interconnected set of highways can be variously referred to as a "highway system", a "highway network", or a "highway transportation system". Each country has its own national highway system.
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