News tagged with seat belts

CDC: Seat belt use reaches 85 percent

(AP) -- Nearly six in seven U.S. adults now wear seat belts, an increase in driver safety that health officials say has helped cut motor vehicle deaths and injuries.

dateJan 04, 2011 in Health
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Stop sign ahead for texting while driving?

(AP) -- Targeting text messaging behind the wheel, the Obama administration plans to offer recommendations to address the growing traffic safety risk of distracted driving and the use of mobile devices by multitasking drivers.

dateOct 01, 2009 in Other
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Designing cars for expectant mothers

UK researchers have developed a new computer model - Expecting - that can be used as a design tool for automotive designers to help ensure that vehicle designs can accommodate the safety needs of pregnant occupants. They ...

dateSep 07, 2009 in Other
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Inexperience a key factor in youth crashes

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Adelaide (Australia) study has found that young drivers are twice as likely to have an accident during their first few months of driving on a provisional licence than after a year of driving ...

dateSep 02, 2009 in Social Sciences
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