News tagged with road

Roads pave the way for the spread of superbugs

Antibiotic resistant E. coli was much more prevalent in villages situated along roads than in rural villages located away from roads, which suggests that roads play a major role in the spread or containment of antibiotic resist ...

Sep 29, 2011
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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.

19 hours ago
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Teens and all-terrain vehicles is a dangerous combo

(HealthDay)—Adult all-terrain vehicle (ATV) use is common in children younger than 16 in rural areas, and is linked with heightened risk of injury and death, according to a study published in the July/August ...

Jul 16, 2014
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Traffic death rates higher in Northern Plains, South

While road safety nationwide has improved greatly in the last decade, traffic fatality rates are still generally higher in the Northern Plains and southern states than in the Northeast, Midwest and West, ...

Jul 16, 2014
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Young motorists lack self control

So now we have it in black and white – the emotional centre in young men's brains overrides the area controlling their ability to make rational decisions. This leads to accidents among risk-seeking motorists.

Apr 07, 2014
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