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Phones, friends are distracting problem for teen drivers

Distractions—especially talking with passengers and using cellphones—play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety ...

Mar 25, 2015
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Parents make bad call with mobile phone use

Hypocritical parents who tell their children not to dial and drive but use their mobile phones behind the wheel are setting a bad example for young drivers, according to QUT road safety researchers.

Nov 20, 2014
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Over 270,000 pedestrians killed each year

More than 270,000 pedestrians are killed on the world's roads each year, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, slamming decades of neglect in favour of vehicle transportation.

May 02, 2013
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