News tagged with highways

A look at public policies and motorcycle safety in the US

One of the joys of riding a motorcycle is the freedom that comes with that form of travel. However the absence of physical barriers to protect riders puts motorcyclists at a higher risk of injury than other motorists. Motorcycle ...

dateOct 29, 2009 in Health
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Deer crashes continue to rise in North Carolina

(PhysOrg.com) -- Motor vehicles crashes involving deer rose to an all-time high in North Carolina in 2008, even as the total number of motor-vehicle crashes and total vehicle miles driven dropped from the previous year.

dateOct 01, 2009 in Other
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States send mixed message on texting and driving

(AP) -- Fiddling with your iPhone behind the wheel can get you fined across much of the nation. But many states are more than happy to tweet you with up-to-the-minute directions on how to steer clear of a ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Internet
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LaHood calls summit on distracted driving

(AP) -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Tuesday he will convene a summit of experts to figure out what to do about driver cell phone use and texting, practices that studies - and a growing number of accidents - ...

dateAug 04, 2009 in Other
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