A new study found that overweight and obese people are more likely to die in car accidents in the U.S. The likelihood of dying in a car accident increased the heavier the person was, according to a study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal.
Slick roads and snow in Ohio lead to many car accidents on Monday, including an accident on an Ohio highway that involved at least 86 vehicles. The pileup resulted in one fatality and several injuries, according to the highway patrol.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants hybrid and electric vehicles to be louder to help protect pedestrians throughout the U.S.
How old is too old to drive? Many families struggle with deciding when an older family member is no longer to able to drive. Taking the car keys away may not be an easy discussion to have but it is still necessary. Car accidents are a danger to everyone on the road, including older drivers, so it is very important to think about when an older driver should stop driving.
Car accident fatalities increased in Ohio in 2012 despite a record low of crashes the year before. The Ohio State Patrol reported that 1,056 people were killed in fatal car accidents last year, which increased from 1,015 fatalities in 2011.