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2010-07-29 08:49:09

"We studied every accident reduction measure on an individual basis and we estimated the reduction percentage corresponding to the penalty points system driver's license, a legal reform that entered into force in Spain in the summer of 2006, which had already been implemented in several countries like Austria, Japan or Ireland," explains to SINC José Ignacio Castillo Manzano, US researcher and study co-author.

2010-04-15 14:16:20

Kansas State University researchers are discovering the challenges aging creates for drivers.

2010-04-12 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal injury claims solicitors at First Personal Injury have called for more education for young drivers. Young drivers are more likely to have accidents than older drivers.

2009-11-16 16:29:12

Drivers who engaged in self-harm were at increased risk of motor vehicle crashes, even after controlling for psychological distress and substance abuse.

2009-09-27 23:01:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies reveal that teen crashes and risky driving behaviors such as cell phone use, failure to wear seat belts, and drinking and driving are strongly linked with the way teens and parents communicate and approach rules about safety.

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2009-09-26 06:05:00

Parenting styles and access to a car of their own makes a substantial difference in the safety of teenagers behind the wheel.

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2009-07-16 09:10:00

One of the aims imposed by the European Union in 2004 is to reduce the number of traffic accidents. However, despite the measures taken by the different administrations and the consequent decrease in the number of accidents

2009-07-01 09:45:00

New Study Shows More Forgiving Roads Would Save Lives and Cut Costs; Health Experts & Transportation Leaders Urge Congressional Action WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of U.S.

2009-06-26 08:20:42

An emergency rule intended to reduce the number of deaths and injuries associated with Hawaiian air tours was followed by a 47 percent reduction in sightseeing crashes, according to a new study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Injury Research and Policy.


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