By Marsha Kirshenbaum | Published September 10, 2015 | | |
In recent weeks, the number of school busses seen on the roads around Rhode Island has increased due to classes reopening. The busses come in all shapes and sizes, large and small. In general, they are three to four times longer than the average car, twice as tall, painted bright yellow and have flashing lights. Read MoreRead More
The dangers of mobile phone use while driving are discussed widely and statistics are everywhere. We are told that seconds away from watching the road translates to driving football-length distances, and other shocking statistics. These make us aware that we shouldn’t text and drive or use our phones while driving a car, period. Needless to Read MoreRead More
We never want to think of the holidays as a time when there’s potentially negative consequences happening on the roadways, but unfortunately it’s a reality. As we’re approaching the holiday season, it’s a good time to consider the prevalence of automobile accidents and take measures to avoid being part of one. Automobile accidents can lead Read MoreRead More
Recently some of Rhode Island’s top medical experts gathered at Butler Hospital in Providence, and they were coming together for a common cause—to dispel the belief that marijuana is a harmless drug. More than 250 people showed up at the presentation, and that audience consisted primarily of parents of adolescents and teenagers. Dr. Nora Volkow, Read MoreRead More
Despite the growing popularity of motorcycles in Rhode Island, they’re also considered an extremely vulnerable group of vehicle users. Thousands of motorcyclists are involved in accidents on Rhode Island roadways each year, leading to costly personal injury lawsuits. When involved in a roadway accident, motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die than occupants of Read MoreRead More
Safe driving is a huge concern in this country. Many studies have shed light on factors that can increase the risk of danger while driving, citing everything from alcohol consumption to cell phone use. However, another activity causing safety concerns is driving while under the influence of drugs. A recent study by Columbia University found Read MoreRead More
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