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2011-02-23 08:23:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- After having a stroke, many people want to keep driving, and many can do so safely. A simple test in the office can help doctors determine who is more likely to be a safe driver after a stroke. A total of 30 studies on driving after a stroke were analyzed. There were 1,728 participants with an average age of 61, and of those 938, or 54 percent, passed the on-road evaluation. The average amount of time between the stroke and the on-road driving test was about nine...

2010-02-16 07:20:00

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Teenage driving statistics are no joke and should be a real concern for parents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car crashes involving teen drivers are the leading cause of death for teenagers. We should also mention the $40 billion economic impact of auto accidents involving 15-20 year old drivers. These facts were the impetus for the founding of Street Smarts Interactive, LLC (http://www.streetsmarts101.com), a...

2009-02-05 13:48:30

A South Korean woman who has failed her driver's exam 771 times said she has signed up for another attempt in the hope that number 772 will be the charm. Choi Young-cheol of the Driver's License Agency in Jeonju, South Korea, said the 68-year-old woman, who was identified only as Cha, began taking the written driver's test in April 2005 and re-attempted the exam on a daily basis until eventually slowing to one test attempt per week, CNN reported Thursday. You have to get at least 60 points to...

2008-08-01 18:00:10

OVER 1.5 million people sit their theory test every year, so it's no surprise that many people seek extra help when it comes to revising for the big day. Driving Test Success for the PC was the UK's best-selling driving test software brand for nine full years, from 1999 to 2007, and it's dominance continues in 2008 with its new updated release. This essential new 08/09 version includes every single question and answer from the official DSA theory test question bank, which is live in test...

2005-10-07 10:25:00

NEW YORK -- A driving simulator similar to flight simulators used to train pilots can help people re-learn to drive after suffering a stroke. Nearly 75 percent of stroke patients trained on the simulator were able to pass an official driving test, compared with 42 percent of patients who completed standard training, Dr. Abiodun Akinwuntan of the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and colleagues in Belgium report. The driving simulator, developed by Akinwuntan and his team, offers a 20-mile...


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