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Deep Thoughts Can Contribute To Distracted Driving
2012-12-14 11:01:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Holiday season isn´t always filled with joy and glad tidings, strong eggnog and laughter. It´s often a time meant for family and the inherent stress involved with family gatherings. This stress can be quite burdensome at times, taking over our thoughts throughout the day, despite what we´re actually supposed to be doing. A new study has been published just in time for the holidays which has found that a...

Highway Fatalities Plunge To Lowest Level Since 1949
2012-12-11 08:14:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online High traffic fatalities fell to 32,367 in 2011, the lowest level since 1949 and a 1.9 percent decrease from the previous year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported on Monday. The detailed report shows the continuation of a historic downward trend in highway deaths in recent years, with a 26 percent decline in overall highway fatalities since 2005, the federal agency said. Experts attribute the...

2012-10-25 04:01:45

Seattle accident lawyer Chris Davis offers legal commentary on NHTSA´s report on seat belt use rates across the nation. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 A recently released report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that the nationwide seat belt use rate is 84 percent, down approximately one percent from the 2010 average of 85 percent. But the NHTSA report was especially pleasing to Washington State lawmakers and law enforcement officials, as the...

2012-10-24 04:02:50

Teenager Dana Van Der Jagt receives verdict of $474,000.00 to compensate her for medical expenses after Liberty Mutual offered a total of $10,000.00. Case #CV10-6013297-S in Hartford Superior Court. (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 After years of rehabilitation and negotiations, Dana Van Der Jagt´s auto accident attorneys obtained a $470,000.00 verdict on her behalf. Dana Van Der Jagt, a 16-year-old at the time of her collision, was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck at 35 miles per...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'