Sexual Assault and Ride Share Services

Apr 15, 2019

Are the ride share services that are advertised as a safe resource for those needing transportation truly safe for women? Both Uber and Lyft are being sued by women asserting they were sexually assaulted by drivers, and it’s not the first time. In response, Uber has taken steps to classify the types of sexual misconduct […]

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Does Texting While Diving Really Cause Crashes?

Apr 08, 2019

A just-released study confirmed what was already suspected—that texting bans are effective in reducing car crashes. States with a texting-while-driving ban realized a 4 percent annual reduction in ER visits for car accidents caused by distracted driving, revealed the study. Published in AJPH, a periodical of the American Public Health Association, the study was conducted […]

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Do Recent Air Disasters Signal a Crisis?

Mar 25, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is under scrutiny for possible gaps in safety oversight following two recent air disasters involving the Boeing 737 MAX, according to a recent report. The aviation accidents follow a decade where the FAA was considered to have “the best aviation safety record in the world.” There were 346 people who […]

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