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Driving While Sick May Be As Dangerous As Driving While Drunk
2012-01-09 05:31:45

New research is warning that getting behind the wheel while dealing with the symptoms of a bad cold could be as bad as driving while intoxicated. In fact, according to a Thursday report by the UK Press Association (UKPA), the study -- a joint project of insurance firm Young Marmalade and vehicle maintenance and parts retailer Halfords -- claims that a severe illness could impair driving ability "to the same extent as downing more than four double whiskies," and that motorists driving with...

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.