Monthly Archives: December 2015

Making New Year’s Driving Resolutions to Make the Roads Safer

It’s that time of year again: the time of year for those not-so-subtle reminders from friends and random strangers that your life might be better if only you would commit to making some changes. I’m not usually the type to make New Year’s resolutions, because I think the other 364 days are all perfectly good times […]

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Driving Under the Influence: The Dangers of Marijuana-impaired Driving

Over the past couple weeks, we’ve examined the issue of driving under the influence, discussing the role of strict laws in reducing the number of drunk drivers on the road and looking at some new approaches to keeping people from driving when they’re intoxicated. But as we consider some potential solutions, we also have to […]

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Driving Under the Influence: New Solutions to the Drunk Driving Problem

In 2013, more than 32 people died every day because someone decided to get behind the wheel when they’d been drinking. By now, you’d think people would know better! But even though the number of yearly drunk driving deaths has dropped dramatically over the past three decades, there are still countless people who aren’t getting the […]

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Driving Under the Influence: Do Strict DUI Laws Really Work?

Year after year, statistics confirm that the single most dangerous thing a driver can do is get behind the wheel drunk. This is no surprise; after all, the more intoxicated a driver is, the more he or she becomes literally unable to drive safely. But compared with thirty years ago, today less than half as […]

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New cars could soon include automatic emergency braking

Every driver learns about maintaining proper following distance and braking techniques. Knowing when and how to apply the brakes is a critical part of being a safe and defensive driver. But in the near future, even if drivers make a mistake, they may have a backup.

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