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Texting Can Double A Driver’s Reaction Time
2011-10-06 09:53:33

The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) has determined that a driver’s reaction time is doubled when distracted by reading or sending a text message, according to results from a new study published Wednesday.

2011-07-20 11:22:00

SEATTLE, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent poll helped explain a phenomenon that vexes many Washington drivers: why it seems that our highways are clogged with "left-lane campers," the people who drive continuously in the passing lane of multilane roadways, obstructing traffic. According to the PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll, 43 percent of Washington drivers don't know that impeding the flow of traffic in the left lane is against the law. "If almost half of drivers don't know that...

2009-09-12 12:43:39

Five actresses from the TV series Vampire Diaries were arrested for allegedly flashing drivers in Smarr, Ga., a police report reveals. TMZ.com reported Friday the actresses from the fledgling CW series were taken into custody Aug.

2009-06-17 09:40:26

A policeman picked the wrong person when he ticketed a Washington lawyer for flashing his headlights to acknowledge an upcoming speed trap, the lawyer says. Mark Zaid, who represents government whistle blowers, doesn't view the $50 ticket he received in Maryland as insignificant and wants an apology from the officer who issued it, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The issue of whether motorists have a right to warn others about speed enforcement zones has been the subject of debate in...


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.