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2013-03-13 23:00:38

Oklahoma City personal injury lawyer Daniel M. Davis warns drivers about the dangers of texting while driving in Oklahoma and urges them to avoid using cell phones behind the wheel. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Oklahoma City personal injury lawyer Daniel M. Davis said today he was disappointed with the failure to pass a proposed statewide texting while driving bill. According to a report in FOX23.com on March 1, a bill introduced by a state representative to ban texting while...

2013-03-05 23:04:43

The distracted driving car accident lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. discuss recent study on increase of teen deaths and a victims rights after injuries in a Michigan auto accident. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Car accidents remain the number one cause of death among teenage drivers. In fact, according to a recent study released by the Governors Highway Safety Association, deaths of 16 and 17 year olds in traffic accidents in the first six months of 2012 were up 19 percent...

Are You Good At Multitasking? Maybe Not
2013-01-24 10:10:12

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While reading this article, you may switch over to your email to check for messages, browse Facebook, and possibly do some task related to work. Does that make you an effective multitasker? About 70 percent of people rate themselves above average at multitasking, according to a study conducted by professors in the psychology department at the University of Utah. The study finds that the number of people who believe themselves to...

Over Half Of High School Seniors Admit To Texting While Driving
2012-06-08 12:58:09

The deadly trend of texting while driving is continuing to be problematic, as over half of high school seniors admitted to the habit in a new survey. A government survey found that about 58 percent of high school seniors said they had texted or emailed while driving during the previous month. "We need to teach kids, who are the most vulnerable drivers, that texting and driving don't mix," Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said at news conference on Thursday. At the conference,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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