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Archives: Feb 2014

Report Has High Praise for California Traffic Safety Laws

California has some of the strictest traffic safety laws in the country, and has laws that help keep teenage drivers, motorcyclists and children safer and prevent drunk and distracted driving accidents. That information comes from a new report that rated all the 50 states based...

Study Finds Many Stroke Survivors Begin Driving Again without Test

A stroke can have serious health consequences, some of which can impair a person’s motor and other abilities. Some of those effects could involve an impaired ability to operate a motor vehicle. According to new research however, more than 50% of survivors who have suffered...

Child Restraint Use Still Not at Acceptable Levels

In spite of the fact that more parents are restraining their children in safety seats and booster seats than ever before, federal administration officials believe that there are far too many children being killed because they are not adequately or appropriately restrained in the right...

Texting Seriously Impairs Walking Skills

Persons who are texting while walking may not be able to walk in a straight line, and may have their walking gait seriously affected by the distracting activity. Those are the results of a new study that was conducted by Australian scientists. The results of...

Even Low Blood Alcohol Concentration Level Found to Cause Accidents

Motorists who are driving with a very low blood alcohol concentration are much more at fault in causing drunk driving accidents, compared to the sober drivers that they collide with. Those are the results of a new study that was conducted by the University of...

Dialing Riskiest Driving Behavior for Both Teens and Adults

According to a study, both novice drivers and more experienced motorists are more likely to get into trouble while driving because of one distracting activity-dialing a cell phone behind the wheel. The study compared driving skills of novice drivers with more experienced drivers. There were...