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2013-04-23 13:06:12

Traffic accidents involving wildlife are on the rise in Europe. The establishment of a time pattern for the accidents could be useful for increasing safety and preventing human and animal deaths. On the basis of this objective, a team of researchers have established at what time, on what day of the week and in which month accidents involving boar and roe deer are most likely to take place. Car accidents involving animals are a serious and growing problem in Europe. They pose a risk for...

2013-03-13 23:01:08

Irvine auto accident attorney Daniel C. Carlton said he wants to alert California motorists about an upsurge in number of deadly car accidents, and he detailed ways to protect the public. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Orange County personal injury lawyer Daniel C. Carlton today said a reported increase in deadly car accidents in California and nationwide should spark more efforts to educate the public about safe driving habits. Fatal car accidents increased nationwide last year for the...

Older Adults More Likely To Sustain Severe Injuries In Motorcycle Crashes
2013-02-07 08:49:28

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Motorcycling has been dramatically increasing in popularity for the over-50 crowd for years, with one in four bikers in 2003 being over-the-hill. Along with this surge in popularity, has come a hefty price. A report in the journal Injury Prevention has found that older motorcycle enthusiasts are three times more likely to be hospitalized after a crash than younger bikers. The report found that as motorcycle accidents have steadily...

2012-12-28 05:03:57

John Demas, Sacramento Injury Attorney, of Demas Law Group discusses a new study that reveals that unlicensed drivers are found to be much more reckless on the road than those with valid licenses. This study has implications for the victims of personal injury accidents, especially since unlicensed drivers are far more likely to be uninsured motorists than those with licenses. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 The California Department of Motor Vehicles has concluded a study that...

Deep Thoughts Can Contribute To Distracted Driving
2012-12-14 11:01:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Holiday season isn´t always filled with joy and glad tidings, strong eggnog and laughter. It´s often a time meant for family and the inherent stress involved with family gatherings. This stress can be quite burdensome at times, taking over our thoughts throughout the day, despite what we´re actually supposed to be doing. A new study has been published just in time for the holidays which has found that a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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