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2013-05-24 23:37:22

Seattle attorney Chris Davis reminds parents across the country that nearly 16 teen drivers are killed in car accidents during the 100-day span from Memorial Day to Labor Day each summer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The arrival of summer vacation may be an exciting time for teen drivers each year, but data published by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) shows that the risk of being killed in a car accident nearly doubles for teens age 15-19 during the 100-day span between...

2013-05-22 23:27:00

Memorial weekend is the start of summer and also a weekend targeted for drunk drivers in Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The Memorial Day weekend is the start of the summer season with many Texas families going on vacation and traveling extensively. Summer is also a time when the number of drunk driving accidents in the Houston area increases. Houston has long held the dubious distinction of having the most fatal alcohol related accidents of any major metropolitan area in the...

2013-05-20 23:04:03

Auto Accident Attorney Jason Waechter discusses the NTSB's proposed changes to the legal blood-alcohol limit for all drivers in the United States. Southfield, MI (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended the blood-alcohol content (BAC) to be reduced from 0.08 to 0.05. According to a NTSB press release, research “showed that although impairment begins with the first drink, by 0.05 BAC, most drivers experience a decline in...

2013-05-17 23:03:36

According to the Los Angeles Times, the National Transportation Safety Board has requested that the government use incentives to convince states to lower the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) for drivers. MacGregor Collins DUI attorneys believe that decreasing driver´s allowable BAC levels may create additional problems and result in unwanted side effects. Orange County, California (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 According to the Los Angeles Times (May 14, 2013), the National Transportation...

NTSB Seeks Stricter Alcohol Limits For Drivers
2013-05-15 09:59:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) panel recommended on Tuesday that states reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) by more than one-third, to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent, in an attempt to lessen the nearly 10,000 alcohol-related traffic deaths each year. "Most Americans think that we've solved the problem of impaired driving, but in fact, it's still a national...

2013-05-13 23:00:24

Michigan car accident lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently created an infographic on drunk driving crash deaths in the United States in 2011. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Michigan car accident lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently created an infographic, “Drunk Driving Crash Deaths Soar to Sobering Numbers” based on 2011 United States death statistics. The infographic visually displays the contrasts in accidental deaths compared to drunk...

Texting While Driving Now Responsible For More Teen Deaths Than Drunk Driving
2013-05-11 09:00:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Texting while driving has now replaced drunk driving as the number one cause of death among US teenagers, according to new research from the Cohen Children´s Medical Center of New York. According to the study, more than 3,000 teens die each year as a result of sending SMS messages while operating a motor vehicle. In comparison, approximately 2,700 are killed as a result of driving while under the influence of alcohol,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.