Latest Traffic collision Stories

2013-07-31 23:16:54

New Study Shows Hands-Free Devices Impair Driver Concentration Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Everyone knows that hands-on texting or talking on a cell phone while driving can cause accidents on the roadways. But are drivers also distracted while using hands-free devices? The dedicated injury attorneys at The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP want to alert consumers to a recent AAA study on cognitive distractions while driving. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety...

2013-07-31 23:00:27

AAA Foundation Study looks at why teens are delaying rite of passage. Washington (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The majority of American teens today delay getting a driver’s license, according to new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Less than half (44 percent) of teens obtain a driver’s license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state and just over half (54 percent) are licensed before their 18th birthday, causing concern among safety experts that young...

2013-07-29 23:01:07

New York State recently passed a law that creates penalties for those caught committing distracted driving, which refers to people using their cellphone or any electronic device while behind the steering wheel. Parker Waichman LLP continues to evaluate cases of victims of car accidents, a growing number of which are caused by distracted driving. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the legal rights of car accident...

Cities Safer Than Rural Areas
2013-07-23 10:45:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite having higher average homicide rates, cities tend to be safer than rural areas, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota. The researchers came to their somewhat counter-intuitive conclusion by looking at county-level data for all injury deaths across the US from 1999 to 2006, excluding the September 11 terrorist attacks. "Cars, guns and drugs are the unholy trinity...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'