Self-harm and risk of motor vehicle crashes among young drivers: findings from the DRIVE Study
- Poor driving skills cost UK plc Â£1.6bn for fatalities caused by work-related driving. // Occupational Health;Feb2009, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p6
The article reports that fatal collisions involving people who drive as part of their jobs cost Great Britain more than Â£1.6 billion in 2007, according to statistics from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). The figures were published as Members of Parliament (MP) gathered in January...
- Obesity, snoring linked to accidents. // Overdrive;Aug96, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p99
Cites a study by the Stanford University Sleep Disorders and Research Center which shows that obese drivers and those who snore or have sleep-disordered breathing are more likely to have an accident. Slow reflexes; Reduced concentration of drivers.
- Car collisions: What you must know. // South Asian Post;5/19/2011, p26
The article reports on the things to be considered by motorists when involved in a collision in Canada.
- Motor vehicle driver injury and socioeconomic status: a cohort study with prospective and retrospective driver injuries. Whitlock, G.; Norton, R.; Clark, T.; Pledger, M.; Jackson, R.; MacMahon, S. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jul2003, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p512
Study objective: To investigate the association between motor vehicle driver injury and socioeconomic status. Design: Cohort study with prospective and retrospective outcomes. Setting: New Zealand. Participants: 10 525 adults (volunteer sample of a multi-industry workforce, n=8008; and a random...
- Elderly drivers involved in road crashes: A profile. Rehm, Christina G.; Ross, Steven E. // American Surgeon;May1995, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p435
Presents a profile of elderly drivers who have been involved in road crashes. Study of drivers over 39 years of age admitted to Level I Trauma Center over a one-year period; Causes of crashes involving elderly drivers; Presence of medical disorders in drivers who got involved in road crashes.
- The Perfect Squelch. Zebrowski, Jerzy // Saturday Evening Post;5/26/1951, Vol. 223 Issue 48, p125
The article presents an anecdote about a Finnish motorist who was questioned for colliding with a slow-moving freight train headed to the Soviet Union.
- Agency's focus on inspections a point of contention. Dills, Todd // Overdrive;May2013, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p70
The article informs that according to Phil Byrd, first vice chairman of American Trucking Associations, most of the motor accidents or car crashes are the outcomes of automobiles driver error and behavior.
- Police call for road collision witness. // Commercial Motor;6/30/2011, Vol. 215 Issue 5439, p8
The article reports on the appeal of police to the driver of a blue goods vehicle, who may have witnessed a road collision of a red Honda bike and a Vauxhall Zafira in South Wales, to come forward.
- Observational study of the extent of driving while suspended for alcohol impaired driving. McCartt, A.T.; Geary, L.L.; Berning, A. // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Jun2003, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p133
Objective: To determine the proportion of first time driving while alcohol impaired (DWI) offenders who drive while their driver's license is suspended. Design: Systematic, unobtrusive observations were conducted by surveillance professionals from Pinkerton Investigative Services, Inc, of first...