Health

Still too many highway deaths tied to speeding

(HealthDay)—Speeding is a factor in nearly one-third of U.S. traffic deaths, but doesn't get enough attention as a traffic safety issue, a new Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) report says.

Health

Professor behind designated drivers takes on distracted ones

A Harvard University professor who introduced Americans to the concept of designated drivers to deter drunken driving is now taking on the deadly problem of motorists distracted by cellphones and other electronics.

Attention deficit disorders

Evaluating ADHD medicines to reduce highway crashes

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers are determining whether an extended-release medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can improve highway safety and help prevent accidents – especially ...

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