Objectives: Methamphetamine is considered to be one of the most popularly abused drugs by drivers; however, its exact effect on driving and driving behaviour has yet to be thoroughly investigated. This being despite methamphetamines increased prevalence in injured and deceased drivers. Methods: Twenty healthy recreational illicit stimulant users (10 male and 10 female), aged between 21 and 32 years (mean = 25.4 years, SD = 3.3 years) attended two testing sessions involving oral consumption of 0.42 mg/kg d-methamphetamine or a matching placebo. The drug administration was counter-balanced, double-blind, and medically supervised. At each session driving, performance was assessed 2.5 h post drug administration. Results: d-methamphetamine (0.42 mg/kg) did not significantly impair overall simulated driving performance 2.5 h post drug administration. At the individual driving variable level, participants in the d-methamphetamine condition were observed to be driving slower when an emergency situation
Service members who are currently licensed and who are, or were, employed within the last year in a military position requiring the operation of a military motor vehicle equivalent to a commercial motor vehicle. Additional eligibility restrictions apply, see below.. At the discretion of the Commissioner, the skills test required under 49 C.F.R. § 383.113 may be waived for a commercial motor vehicle driver with military commercial motor vehicle experience who is currently licensed at the time of his or her application for a commercial driver license, if the test is substituted with an applicants driving record in combination with the driving experience specified in this subsection. The Commissioner shall impose conditions and limitations to restrict the applicants from whom alternative requirements for the skills test may be accepted. Such conditions shall include the following:. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Neuropsychological predictors of driving errors in older adults. AU - Dawson, Jeffrey D.. AU - Uc, Ergun Y.. AU - Anderson, Steven W.. AU - Johnson, Amy M.. AU - Rizzo, Matthew. PY - 2010/1/1. Y1 - 2010/1/1. N2 - Objectives: To identify neuropsychological factors associated with driving errors in older adults. Design: Cross-sectional observational study. Setting: Neuropsychological assessment laboratory and an instrumented vehicle on a 35-mile route on urban and rural roads. Participants: One hundred eleven older adult drivers (aged 65-89; mean age 72.3) and 80 middle-aged drivers (aged 40-64; mean age 57.2). Measurements: Explanatory variables included age, neuropsychological measures (cognitive, visual, and motor), and a composite cognitive score (COGSTAT). The outcome variable was the safety error count, as classified according to video review using a standardized taxonomy. Results: Older drivers committed an average of 35.8 ± 12.8 safety errors per drive, compared with an ...
The initially clearly increased incidence of MI for professional drivers gradually approached the incidence for other manual workers. Even so, taxi and lorry drivers continued to have an increased incidence of MI in the latter part of the study period (1985-96). Bus drivers had the most favourable trend in MI incidence during the study period. Analysis of relative risk for bus drivers over the period 1985-96 indicated no excess risk (table 2). However, this point estimate is sensitive to the choice of cut-offs for the time periods. The analysis of incidence per two year period (fig 1) indicated that the incidence of MI still tended to be higher among bus drivers than among other manual workers, and close to the incidence among lorry drivers.. The underlying causes for the decrease in incidence of MI among professional drivers are unclear, although it is likely that the decline in risk to some extent may be attributed to changes in major known risk factors. When coronary risk factors in various ...
Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death for young people. The investigators have recently found that driving after using cannabis is more common among young Canadian drivers than driving after drinking. While this observation raises concerns, the effects of cannabis on driving-related skills in this age group are not well understood. As well, evidence suggests that residual effects of cannabis on driving-related skills may be observed up to 24 hours later. These residual effects may have important implications for the effects of cannabis use on collision risk, but little evidence on them in available. This study will examine the effects of a single dose of cannabis (marijuana) on driving-related skills immediately following consumption, 24 hours later, and 48 hours later. To date, the residual effect at 48 hours has not been examined. A total of 142 subjects aged 19 to 25 years old will be randomly assigned to smoke either a placebo or active cannabis cigarette (12.5% THC ...
Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death for young people. The investigators have recently found that driving after using cannabis is more common among young Canadian drivers than driving after drinking. While this observation raises concerns, the effects of cannabis on driving-related skills in this age group are not well understood. As well, evidence suggests that residual effects of cannabis on driving-related skills may be observed up to 24 hours later. These residual effects may have important implications for the effects of cannabis use on collision risk, but little evidence on them in available. This study will examine the effects of a single dose of cannabis (marijuana) on driving-related skills immediately following consumption, 24 hours later, and 48 hours later. To date, the residual effect at 48 hours has not been examined. A total of 142 subjects aged 19 to 25 years old will be randomly assigned to smoke either a placebo or active cannabis cigarette (12.5% THC ...
After sexually abusing a feline in my last foray into coherant ranting on the subject of my less than kosher driving test, I reapplied and included a letter from work. Well the letter must have had some effect because here I am, only a month later, having sat my second driving test. I arrived at the Cork test center at around 8am this morning for a pre-test lesson, after which I spent several tense minutes in the waiting room being finally called around 9.20am. I felt somewhat better going into this test knowing that the rotund assfork of a so-called human being that tested me the last time (tested my driving, patience, etc) was on holidays (according to my driving instructor) and so Id probably get a fighting chance.. A female tester stuck her head into the waiting room, populated solely by me and my loudly churning stomach. "Only one left, heh heh" or something. Thats what I said, she just informed me that someone would be right with me. Not a minute later, the door opened and just through ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Occupational factors associated with low back pain in urban taxi drivers. AU - Chen, Jiu Chiuan. AU - Chang, Wen Ruey. AU - Chang, Wushou. AU - Christiani, David. PY - 2005/10. Y1 - 2005/10. N2 - Background: Urban taxi drivers differ from other professional drivers in their exposures to physical and psychosocial hazards in the work environment. Epidemiological data on low back pain (LBP) of this occupational group are very scarce. Aims: To examine LBP in taxi drivers and its association with prolonged driving and other occupational factors. Methods: We analyzed the cross-sectional data from the Taxi Drivers Health Study. Standardized instruments were used to collect information on personal factors, work-related physical and psychosocial factors and driving time profiles. LBP prevalence was assessed using the modified Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire. Multiple logistic regression models were employed for statistical analyses. Results: Of 1242 drivers, 51% reported LBP in the ...
Stimulant drugs are commonly abused and also used to promote wakefulness, yet their effects on driving performance during sleep deprivation have not been thoroughly researched in experimental studies. The aims were to assess the effects on fundamental driving parameters during simulated driving of two doses of d-amphetamine and further to assess the interaction between d-amphetamine and sleep deprivation. A double-blind, placebo-controlled experiment including 18 healthy male volunteers was conducted. The participants felt more alert when taking a dose of d-amphetamine than when taking placebo, and the effect was stronger for the higher dose. However, the data did not show any evidence that taking d-amphetamine prevented the subjects from becoming successively sleepier during the night. A significant main effect of the dose was found for three out of the five primary indicators where the lower dose led to improved driving. These indicators were crossing-car reaction time, and coherence and delay ...
Nefazodone is a new serotonergic antidepressant with equivalent efficacy to the tricyclic antidepressants, yet producing clinically less side-effects, such as sedation, that might cause functional impairment. The present study compared the acute and subchronic effects of nefazodone and the tricyclic antidepressent imipramine on driving performance, cognitive functions and daytime sleepiness. Twenty-four healthy subjects (12 adults and 12 elderly from both sexes) received the treatments (nefazodone 100 mg b.i.d., nefazodone 200 mg b.i.d., imipramine 50 mg b.i.d. and placebo) for seven days with a seven days washout period. Measurements were performed on day 1 and day 7. These included a standard over-the-road driving test, a psychomotor test battery and sleep latency tests, using objective EEG recordings. The results showed that imipramine had a detrimental effect after a single dose on driving performance, primarily in the adult group, that diminished after repeated dosing. Minor impairment of ...
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Read chapter 6 Research Methodology and Principles: Assessing Causality: There are approximately 4,000 fatalities in crashes involving trucks and buses in...
Commercial drivers license instruction; comprehensive community colleges. Allows comprehensive community colleges in the Virginia Community College System to administer the in-vehicle component of driver instruction to students enrolled in a commercial driver training course offered by such community college who have failed the behind-the-wheel examination or genera knowledge examination for a commercial drivers license three times. The bill requires that after such additional training, the Department of Motor Vehicles only shall administer the applicable exam. The bill requires that comprehensive community colleges offering such coursework meet certain standards as established by the Department and that the Department notify such comprehensive community colleges and similarly affected schools of course curriculum requirements and notify such colleges and schools if new topics are added to the mandatory curriculum. Such comprehensive community colleges and affected schools shall have 45 days to comply
Abstract: Background: The issues of long working hours and short sleep among professional drivers are increasing worldwide, making it necessary to study their health hazards. Obesity among professional drivers and conductors is becoming an equally challenge now a days. In the present study, we investigated the association between long working hours and short sleep with body mass index (BMI) among male drivers and conductors in the city of Multan, Pakistan.Methods: The cross-sectional sample of 345 participants (197 drivers and 148 conductors) was taken using a convenient sampling technique with the help of a self-administered questionnaire. From the participants, the data were collected about their daily work-ing hours, sleeping hours and working period. Anthropometric measurements (weight and height) of each participant were taken to calculate BMI. Along with descriptive statistics and percentages, Chi-square test was used to examine the association in the full sample and stratified by study ...
A new study finds states that require people convicted of drunk driving to install ignition interlock devices in their vehicles have lower rates of alcohol-related crash deaths compared with states that dont require the devices.
A new study finds states that require people convicted of drunk driving to install ignition interlock devices in their vehicles have lower rates of alcohol-related crash deaths compared with states that dont require the devices.
This study is concerned with the safety risk of reduced visibility on roadways. Inclement weather events such as fog/smoke (FS), heavy rain (HR), high winds, etc, do affect every road by impacting pavement conditions, vehicle performance, visibility distance, and drivers behavior. Moreover, they affect travel demand, traffic safety, and traffic flow characteristics. Visibility in particular is critical to the task of driving and reduction in visibility due FS or other weather events such as HR is a major factor that affects safety and proper traffic operation. A real-time measurement of visibility and understanding drivers responses, when the visibility falls below certain acceptable level, may be helpful in reducing the chances of visibility-related crashes. In this regard, one way to improve safety under reduced visibility conditions (i.e., reduce the risk of visibility related crashes) is to improve drivers behavior under such adverse weather conditions. Therefore, one of objectives of this
April 17, 2015, 6:56 PM Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World Speedway on Disney property, but the track is owned and operated by Petty Holdings The gentleman who was killed was a employee of the driving experience. According to the Orlando Sentinel on April 15, "Many in the racing and driving community are questioning the decision to run the cars at the Exotic Driving Experience in an opposite direction than the one the track was originally designed for. NASCAR cars at the track run counterclockwise but the exotic ones go in a clockwise direction. The clockwise direction could have made the guardrails position deadly, some in the racing/driving community say. Florida Highway Patrol says it is investigating the placement of the guardrail." The article goes on to specify the cause of death, "The instructor killed in a crash at the Exotic Driving Experience at the Walt Disney World Speedway died from blunt impact injuries to the torso with a lacerated aorta, the Orange/Osceola County ...
Quail roadside survey shows populations up 21 percent statewide over last year. It is still early, but all indications point to a good season for Oklahoma quail hunters. August roadside surveys conducted by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation show a statewide increase of 21 percent over the 2002 survey.. The surveys dont necessarily predict what quail season is going to be like, but they do give us an idea of how productive the spring breeding season was for quail. The October counts should provide important information about this falls quail population, said Mike Sams, upland bird biologist for the Department. Although drought conditions persisted through out much of the early nesting season, June rains appeared to have slowed down any negative effects on reproduction.. The statewide quail index is up 37 percent from the previous 13 year average.. The August surveys showed increases in quail numbers over last year in all regions with the exception of the southeast region. The ...
Driving tests generally take about 20 minutes, as of 2014. Road tests typically are required for drivers who have never been licensed or are licensed in a foreign country, have a limiting physical...
Since the American Academy of Pediatrics published the 1996 statement on the teenaged driver, almost all states have enacted some form of a graduated driver licensing (GDL) law. In the traditional 2-stage approach, after the novice passed vision and knowledge tests, he or she obtained a learners permit. Because most states had no requirement for the permit to be held for a minimum time period, many teens moved quickly through this learning stage without much chance to develop adequate driving skills.46 Once a specified age was reached, the teenaged driver passed a road test and obtained an unrestricted license.. In contrast, in a GDL system, there are 3 stages: a learners permit, an intermediate or provisional stage, and a regular drivers license. Each stage has specific components, restrictions, and minimum time requirements. To graduate to the next stage, the novice must spend the required time at the lower stage, acquire and demonstrate proficiency in driving skills, and not incur a ...
As the number of drivers with cognitive impairment increases, family physicians are more likely to become involved in decisions about cessation of driving privileges in older patients. Physicians who care for cognitively impaired older adults should routinely ask about driving status. In patients who continue to drive, physicians should assess pertinent cognitive domains, determine the severity and etiology of the dementia, and screen for risky driving behaviors. Cognitive impairment detected by office-based tests may indicate that the patient is at risk of a motor vehicle crash. Referral for performance-based road testing may further clarify risk and assist in making driving recommendations. Physicians should assist families in the difficult process of driving cessation, including providing information about Web sites and other resources and clarifying the appropriate state regulations. Some states require reporting of specific medical conditions to their departments of motor vehicles.
In order to determine the accuracy of self-report of on-road crashes and traffic offences among participants in the DRIVE study, 2991 young drivers in New South Wales, Australia who completed the follow-up questionnaire were asked whether they had been involved in an on-road crash or were convicted for a traffic offence while driving during the year prior to the survey. This information was linked to police crash data to determine the level of accuracy of self-report of on-road crashes. There was a high level of accuracy in young drivers self-report of police recorded crashes (85.1%; 95% CI 78.2% to 92.1%) and of police recorded traffic offences (83.0%; 95% CI 79.4% to 86.6%). Results suggest that surveys may be useful tools for estimating the incidence of on-road crashes and traffic offences in young drivers. The findings are particularly relevant to jurisdictions where access to administrative data is limited.
BACKGROUND: Little has been published on changes in young driver fatality rates over time. This paper examines differences in Australian young driver fatality rates over the last decade, examining important risk factors including place of residence and socioeconomic status (SES). METHODS: Young driver (17-25years) police-recorded passenger vehicle crashes were extracted from New South Wales State records from 1997-2007. Rurality of residence and SES were classified into three levels based on drivers residential postcode: urban, regional, or rural; and high, moderate, or low SES areas. Geographic and SES disparities in trends of fatality rates were examined by the generalized linear model. Chi-square trend test was used to examine the distributions of posted speed limits, drinking driving, fatigue, seatbelt use, vehicle age, night-time driving, and the time from crash to death across rurality and socioeconomic status. RESULTS: Young driver fatality rate significantly decreased 5% per year (p|0.05);
Teenage twins have taken their special connection to another level after passing their driving tests at exactly the same time, on the same day and after the same number of lessons.
Aim of the study. The study therefore intended to explore in depth minibus taxi drivers sexual beliefs, practices and intricacies involved with regard to the spread of HIV infection, in order to develop appropriate strategies to address the problem in the minibus industry. Data from this study will help in designing effective strategies for sexual behaviour modification- and prevention of HIV infection in this vulnerable occupational group.. Research objectives. The objectives of this study were to:. 1. Assess the level of knowledge regarding HIV infection and AIDS in minibus taxi drivers.. 2. Assess beliefs and practices regarding HIV infection and AIDS in minibus taxi drivers.. Significance of the study. The study was deemed important and relevant due to the increasing spread of HIV infection amongst young adults and adolescents, including school children, in South Africa and other parts of the world. Unpacking the beliefs and attitudes, sources of knowledge and information regarding HIV ...
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) offer the possibility of helping drivers to fulfill their driving tasks. Automated vehicles are capable of communicating with surrounding vehicles (V2V) and infrastructure (V2I) in order to collect and provide essential information about driving environment. Studies have proved that automated vehicles have a potential to decrease traffic congestion on road networks by reducing the time headway, enhancing the traffic capacity and improving the safety margins in car following. Furthermore, vehicle movement and driver s behavior of conventional vehicles will be affected by the presence of automated vehicles in traffic networks. Despite different encouraging factors, automated driving raises some concerns such as possible loss of situation awareness, overreliance on automation and degrading driving skills in absence of practice. Moreover, coping with complex scenarios, such as merging at ramps and overtaking, in terms of interaction between automated ...
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Law enforcement officers stop cars to check for intoxicated drivers at Ohio sobriety checkpoints, sometimes known as DUI roadblocks, according to the Ohio State Bar Association. Sobriety checkpoints...
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The study, carried out by Greenpeace in partnership with the Beijing University School of Public Health, looked at four individuals: a child, an environmentalist, a taxi driver, and an outdoor enthusiast. The four individuals daily activity over 24 hours was recorded and their exposure to pollution was contrasted with Chinas National Ambient Air Quality Standard. It showed that both the taxi driver and the athlete suffered levels of exposure higher than the national standard ...
Downloadable! This study estimates the dose-response relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI) and crash risk in commercial motor vehicle operators. Intake data was collected on 744 new truck drivers who were training for their commercial drivers licenses at a school operated by the cooperating trucking firm during the first two-week phase of instruction. Drivers were then followed prospectively on the job using the firms operational data for two years, or until employment separation, whichever came first. Multivariate Poisson regression and Cox proportional hazards models were used to estimate the relationship between crash risk and BMI, controlling for exposure using miles driven, trip segments, and job type. Results from the Poisson regression indicated that the risk ratio (RR) for all crashes was significantly higher for drivers in the obesity Class II and Class III categories: RR= 1.6, confidence interval 1.2-2.1 and RR= 1.49, confidence interval 1.12-1.99, respectively. Similarly, the
The majority of states, including Illinois, require first-time DUI offenders to have a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) installed on their vehicles. Illinois also requires a camera unit on the BAIID to capture the image of the driver as they perform their breath test. On average, approximately 12,000 Illinois individuals are driving with a BAIID device installed on their car or truck. Any first-time DUI offender who wishes to obtain and is eligible for driving relief during the period of statutory summary suspension is required to have a BAIID installed on his/her vehicle. To be eligible for driving relief, the offender must obtain a Monitoring Device Driving Permit (MDDP), and a BAIID will be installed on his/her vehicle through the Secretary of States office. An MDDP and installation of a BAIID allow an offender to drive anywhere at any time as long as he/she is driving a vehicle installed with a BAIID. The Secretary of States office monitors the BAIID throughout the duration ...
Residents of Castlewood Drive recently expressed their concerns to Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury about the number of lorries attempting to negotiate their narrow, steep and winding road. It appears that the lorries travel up Westmount Road to the width restriction by the old Welcome Inn site and then cannot turn round. In order to return to the Rochester Way, the lorries turn up Castlewood Drive, where the fact that there are cars parked on both sides of the road makes it difficult to turn at some of the steeper points.. Spencer said "Resident know all too well the difficulty some lorries have in turning round. I recently saw one lorry where the driver got out of the cab and tried to bounce a parked car out of the way. Each time he tried to reverse the lorry rolled forward, closer and closer to the parked car. Luckily the cars owner appeared and moved it just in time.". Spencer has written to the Council and secured a review of the signage around the Rochester Way and Westmount Road ...
The objective of this study was to identify medical factors associated with injurious crash risk arnong senior drivers. A population-based case-control design was used. Senior drivers with at least one emergency room visit in 1997/98 or 1998/99 due to injuries related to motor vehicle crashes were identified as cases (n=915). A random sample of senior drivers fiom the study population was selected as controls (controlkase ratio 10:1; total N=10,064). Cornprehensive information on driver characteristics (age, sex, residence and driver license), medical diagnosis and prescription medication Lise for the strrdy snmple was obtained from Alberta Goverment computerized administrative databases. The relationslips between injunous crash risk and medical diagnoses in the two years preceding crash date and prescription medications dispensed during the G months prior to crash were exarnined using rnultivariate logistic regression modeling tecluiiques. In the following the major findings of the stildy are ...
The drunken-driving-related deaths in Montgomery County last year of two recent high-school graduates and a police officer have spurred legislation to allow judges to imprison adults who host underage-drinking parties, permit drunken-driving victims to get punitive damages and increase the punishment for drunken motorists who kill people.. Tagged with: drunk-driving ignition interlock jail punitive damages underage drinking. Read More » ...
Car accidents involving a teen driver are not uncommon in Missouri and throughout the US. Here are some dangers every teen driver should avoid.
Teenage drivers have the highest crash risk per mile traveled, compared with drivers in other age groups. Young drivers tend to overestimate their driving abilities and underestimate the dangers on the road. Graduated driver licensing (GDL) laws reduce this risk by making sure teens gradually build up driving experience under lower-risk conditions as they mature and develop skills. That means limiting nighttime driving, restricting teen passengers and making sure teens get lots of supervised practice. Graduated licensing has reduced teen crashes 10-30 percent on average.. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have a three-stage GDL system. The United States doesnt have a national GDL law. State lawmakers decide what provisions to adopt and how to enforce them. Institute research has show that states with the strongest laws enjoy bigger reductions in teen driver deaths than states with weak laws. Some states make teens wait a little longer before they get their learner permits and ...
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RESULTS: During 2001-2010, 2344 children ,15 years were killed in crashes involving at least 1 alcohol-impaired driver. Of these children, 1515 (65%) were riding with an impaired driver. Annual deaths among children riding with an alcohol-impaired driver decreased by 41% over the decade. Among the 37 states included in the state-level analysis, Texas (272) and California (135) had the most children killed while riding with an impaired driver and South Dakota (0.98) and New Mexico (0.86) had the highest annualized child passenger death rates (per 100 000 children). Most (61%) child passengers of impaired drivers were unrestrained at the time of the crash. One-third of the impaired drivers did not have a valid drivers license. ...
Police identified the victim as Nolan Tupas, 49 of Hibao-an, Pavia. He sustained fatal stab wounds on his face, chest and back. He was found few meters away from the taxi cab he is driving.. Probers from the Lapaz police station initially ruled it was a case of a hold up. However, Rommel Fernandez, owner of the taxi, which Tupas is driving, believes otherwise since the victims personal belongings such as his wristwatch, wallet and mobile phones are intact.. Fernandez owns two units of taxi and Tupas drives one unit in 24 hour basis. He has known the victim as a good and responsible driver.. The victims wife Belinda said his husband has no enemy and has not quarreled with anyone that resulted to his husbands death. She added the victim has been a taxi driver since 1992. He stopped in 2007 and worked again as a taxi driver late last year.. ...
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An AXA survey concluded Irish drivers are very safety-conscious relative to other European drivers. However, this does not translate to significantly lower crash rates in Ireland.[19]. Accompanying changes to road designs have been wide-scale adoptions of rules of the road alongside law enforcement policies that included drink-driving laws, setting of speed limits, and speed enforcement systems such as speed cameras. Some countries driving tests have been expanded to test a new drivers behavior during emergencies, and their hazard perception. There are demographic differences in crash rates. For example, although young people tend to have good reaction times, disproportionately more young male drivers feature in collisions,[20] with researchers observing that many exhibit behaviors and attitudes to risk that can place them in more hazardous situations than other road users.[18] This is reflected by actuaries when they set insurance rates for different age groups, partly based on their age, ...
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine TREDS (Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety) program has been awarded a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to continue their work on driving safety in older adults.
Driving Test Success, the UKs leader in Theory Test training software have announced that they are to give away £25,000 worth of FREE online training this December. The Big Christmas Giveaway is limited to 5,000 one week free memberships to Driving Test Success Anytime worth £25,000 in total. Codes are given on a first come, first served basis. This giveaway will expire once all the codes have been redeemed and are strictly limited to one per person. To claim your free membership to Driving Test Success Anytime, simply visit www.drivingtestsuccess.com/christmas-giveaway ...
In the United States, Global Road Safety Week events will focus on teen drivers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is excited to take part in this effort and will focus on raising awareness about the important role parents play in keeping their teen drivers safe. In particular, parents can use graduated driver licensing (GDL) systems to guide and support their teens road safety efforts. GDL systems, which vary by state, are designed to help new drivers gain knowledge and experience under low-risk conditions. As drivers progress through learning stages, they are granted additional driving privileges such as driving alone or driving with other young people in the car with them. Research suggests that the most strict and comprehensive GDL programs are associated with 38 percent reductions in death and 40 percent reductions in injury among 16-year-old U.S. drivers. CDC hopes to increase awareness of this impact and help parents of teen drivers to learn more about the GDL ...
An analysis of the different types of taxi drivers you encounter while you travel. Well also share how to cope with a bad taxi driver and avoid being scammed.
It has been decided that three public listening sessions, hosted by the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), will be conducted to collect public input on the effects of screening, treating, and evaluation of truck drivers and railroaders for OSA.. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a respiratory disorder resulted due to a cessation or reduction in breathing during sleep. According to statistics presented by the FMSCA, nearly 22 million men and women are suffering from OSA that goes undiagnosed or poorly treated. But an undiagnosed OSA condition can have many alarming consequences such as a loss in concentration and focus, deficits in memory and situational awareness.. U.S. Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, stated, "It is imperative for everyones safety that commercial motor vehicle drivers and train operators be fully focused and immediately responsive at all times. DOT strongly encourages comment from the public on how to best respond to this national health and ...