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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,...

Scientists Develop Breathalyzer That Can ‘Smell’ Drugs On Your Breath
2013-04-26 16:04:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For years, roadside breathalyzer tests have been an accurate and effective way to determine the blood alcohol level of a motorist and new research from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden shows a similar device could be used to detect blood levels of cocaine, amphetamines, and cannabis. Driving under the influence of illegal drugs has been against the law in most states and the new device could pave the way for a...

2013-04-23 23:01:54

This year MADD Broward will benefit in coordination with the “2013 Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash” presented by Ultimate Software and AutoNation, taking place on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Huizenga Park in Ft. Lauderdale. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 MADD Broward has been selected to participate in BTIG´s Commissions for Charity Day, to be held on May 14, 2013. In its 11th consecutive year, the international Commissions for Charity Day has raised more than $21...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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