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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 prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.