Could raising taxes reduce drunk driving accidents? A recent study suggests just that. Researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville analyzed the impact of 2009 alcohol tax hikes implemented by the state of Illinois. This spring, they published their conclusions online in the American Journal of Public Health.
Month: May 2015
Fog in Aurora was responsible for injuries to a dozen people- one of them serious. Dense fog caused a tour bus to crash on I-70, blocking the drivers vision and making him unable to see that the traffic ahead had stopped. The bus, carrying crew members for indie-rock artists, Twin Shadow, collided with a tractor trailer rig.
According to a recent national study, distractions are a more significant factor for teen driver car accidents than previously suspected. Conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the study analyzed approximately 1,700 videos retrieved from crash vehicles. The videos, utilized by an independent program and intended to help motorists improve their driving performance, indicate that as many as 60% of moderate to severe crashes involve some...