In our fast paced, modern society, stress has become a fact of life. From work, to the daily grind, even the rush hour traffic, all these contribute to our daily stresses. Stress has a large and negative impact in our day to day lives. Even our driving is affected by stress. Driving is a complicated undertaking – you need to pay attention to the road, the other drivers out on the busy streets, the pedestrians, and the backseat drivers we let into our cars. It requires concentration and.
Electric cars have become popular in the recent years. Since the Tesla Roadster was launched in the market in 2008, the cumulative electric car sales have gone up to a million this year. The invention of the electric car dates back to 1890 when William Morrison successfully came up with one that could run up to 14 miles per hour and hold a maximum of six people. However, when Henry Ford developed an automobile that could be mass-produced and be afforded by middle-class Americans, the electric car took.
Car accidents cause financial strains, damages to property, and physical injuries. They cause victims to feel anger, fear, and shock, which are normal responses to such an ordeal. For others, car crashes lead to the development of a mental disorder called post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. About 10 percent of car accident victims suffer from it. PTSD is a stress and trauma-related disorder that may develop after being exposed to an event or ordeal wherein there was a threat or occurrence of death, serious physical injury and harm,.
Motor vehicle injuries remain to be a leading cause of death among children in the United States. In 2015, 663 children ages 12 years and younger died as passengers in motor vehicle crashes. A study found that in a span of a year, more than 600,000 children ages 0-12 rode in vehicles without the use of a child safety seat, booster seat, or a seat belt. Aside from this, child restraint systems are often misused in such a way that their effectiveness is reduced. Below are a few.
Coined in the 1980s after a string of highway shootings in Los Angeles, California, the term “road rage” describes any kind of aggressive or angry behavior by a driver towards another driver on the road. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines road rage as when a driver commits moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property; an assault with a motor vehicle or other dangerous weapon by the operator or passenger of one motor vehicle on the operator or passengers of another motor.
Ease and convenience have been the main factors that propelled ride-sharing applications Uber and Lyft into what they are today: dominators of ride-hailing, not only in the United States but also worldwide. Established in 2012, Lyft currently caters to 23 million passengers in the US, 95% of which think that Lyft rides are safe. The ride-sharing giant also accommodates 1.4 million drivers in the US. On the other hand, since its birth in 2013, Uber crossed the US and established itself as one of the primary ride-sharing options.
Company carpool has been increasingly popular in the recent years, and companies have been taking advantage of this opportunity to improve recruitment rates and employee retention by promoting and incentivizing carpool. Carpool programs in the corporate setting help employees reduce fuel costs and lessen the wear-and-tear of their personal vehicles, while they get the opportunity to connect with co-workers and gain new acquaintances. It can even reduce employee stress and improve productivity at work. Companies have adopted different ways of encouraging employees to participate in carpool programs. There.
Drunk driving or driving under the influence (DUI) is one of the leading causes of car crashes and road accidents. In 2016, 10,497 people died in drunk driving crashes that involved a driver with an illegal blood-alcohol concentration (BAC), which would be .08 or greater (NHTSA). According to the CDC, 29 people die in the United States every day due to drunk driving. In 2016, over a million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics. With the accelerated rise of smarter and safer.
Accidents and unintentional injuries are among the leading causes of death in the United States. Being awake and alert is one key factor to avoid such unfortunate incidents. Unfortunately, 50-70 million adults in the US have a sleep disorder, with insomnia as the most common. Thirty percent reported having short-term insomnia, while 10% had the chronic kind. Insomnia is the perception or complaint of poor-quality or insufficient sleep, which is due to a number of factors such as difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep, waking up too early.
Most people are afraid of plane crashes. But the fact is that more people are injured or die in car accidents than plane crashes. A plane crash kills many people at one go, so it attracts more attention. However, car crashes occur more frequently. People Hardly Pay Attention to Car Accidents How many times do you hear announcements on TV or the radio, telling you to take one route rather than another because there has been a crash or car accident? This is the only recognition people give to a.
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