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Drivers may be addicted to their phones

When you see a distracted driver, you may feel frustrated and nervous. Maybe you know how dangerous it is, and you don’t understand why other drivers keep doing it. Every driver who is looking down at their phone could potentially cause an accident that leads to...

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3 driving habits that increase the risk of a wreck

Some of the most common causes of crashes are obviously illegal. People know that drunk driving could lead to their arrest regardless of whether or not they cause a crash. Public awareness campaigns have also helped improve people's understanding of how risky it can...

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Why do people let their dog off the leash?

Many dog bite accidents happen when the dog is off the leash. This sometimes happens in scenarios where an off-leash dog is legally permitted, such as at a dog park. But it can also happen in areas where a dog is technically supposed to be on a leash at all times. If...

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Why do wrong-way accidents happen?

There are many different safety devices in place to prevent wrong-way accidents. For instance, the interstate highway system has on-ramps and off-ramps so that drivers are guaranteed to be going in the proper direction as long as they follow the correct ramp....

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Phones are distracting in 3 key ways

It’s no secret that phones are distracting for drivers. Texting and driving is especially problematic, but there are many related issues. Drivers get distracted as they take pictures, stream songs through a music service, type in a destination for their navigation...

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Why are dog bites more likely to get infected?

If someone gets bitten by a dog, it’s important for them to look for signs of infection. This could include increased pain, pus at the injury site, the outbreak of a fever and much more. An infection can often be much more dangerous than the initial bite, and can even...

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What is seat belt syndrome? The risks and symptoms

Seat belts are among the most crucial safety features in any vehicle, designed to protect drivers and passengers alike in the event of a collision. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, seat belts save close to 15,000 lives every year....

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Is multitasking real?

People often believe that they can multitask, and they may even brag about their abilities. This could happen in an office setting where they talk about efficiently doing multiple parts of their job at the same time. But there are also a lot of people who believe they...

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