Technology Is Killing Motorists

In-vehicle technology is supposed to make driving safer and more convenient, but recent studies have shown that the cognitive and visual demands of in-vehicle technology are actually increasing the risk of deadly collisions. Even just simple tasks like entering data into an on-screen navigation system can distract a driver for as many as 40 seconds. This is alarming information for […]

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Celebrities At Fault

When celebrities cause car accidents that injure others or take someone’s life, they should be held accountable for their actions just like anyone else. Many celebrities have been the “at fault” drivers in accidents that left people injured or dead. Distracted driving, drinking, and drug use are often factors in these crashes. While many celebrity car crashes result in large […]

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Most Dangerous Toys 2018

World Against Toys Causing Harm, a public safety group that keeps an eye on hazardous children’s products, has released its list of the top 10 most dangerous toys for 2018. The list of harmful toys is created annually in response to the number of toy-related injuries and accidents that have occurred in recent years. From 2014 to 2016, 35 children […]

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When Emergency Help Doesn’t Come

Emergency response delays can lead to more serious injury and, in some instances, death. Emergency medical professionals and other first responders are increasingly failing to arrive at the scene of medical problems in a timely manner. This is a complex problem with several underlying causes including staffing shortages, lack of resources, and funding problems. Late-Arriving Ambulances a Far-Reaching Problem The […]

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Here’s How Teen Car Accidents Really Happen

Teen drivers, because of their age and experience behind the wheel, are inherently more risky than adult drivers, but specific factors increase a teen’s likelihood of a crash. From speeding to distractions, when teenagers engage in these risky behaviors, they are much more likely to crash. Parents need to be aware of these risks so they can educate their young […]

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Why Are Lead Poisonings Increasing in Nevada?

Southern Nevada is seeing an increase in the number of lead poisoning cases among children, and researchers have not yet found the actual underlying cause. Increased screenings and a large number of older homes that still have lead paint are two potential reasons, but officials are still looking to determine why this sudden increase is happening. Increased Screening Leading to […]

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Losing Sleep Can Raise Your Crash Risk

Drivers who lose just one to two hours of sleep in a 24-hour period double their crash risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35 percent of drivers in the United States sleep less than the recommended 7 hours each night. With one in five fatal accidents involving drowsy driving each year, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety […]

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has published its 2018 list of the most dangerous and safest cars on the road. Drivers and those in the market for a new vehicle can utilize the data from this list to make better purchasing choices. By choosing a car that ranks well, drivers can minimize the risk of serious injuries in an […]

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In 4.6 Seconds You Could Be Dead

In 4.6 seconds- the average time texting drivers take their eyes off the road, the driver, passengers, and people in other vehicles could be dead. Each year over 5,000 people lose their lives to distracted driving accidents. Many of those accidents involve drivers using cell phones to talk, text, or post on social media. Even though the danger is evident, […]

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When Police Brutality Ends in Death

When police brutality ends in death, surviving family members can bring civil suits against the people and other entities that are responsible. By taking a stand, survivors can help ensure police killings are reduced in the future. In 2017, a record 1,129 people were killed in the United States at the hands of police officers. This was more than the […]

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