By Nsikan Akpan | May 20, 2013 04:22 PM EDT
Less sleep is associated with an increased risk of crashes for drivers aged 17 to 24.
By Makini Brice | Jan 17, 2013 04:41 PM EST
A study found that the Black Eyed Peas' 2004 dance hit "Hey Mama" was the most dangerous song for drivers, while Norah Jones' "Come Away with Me" was considered among the safest.
By Amber Moore | Jan 17, 2013 11:05 AM EST
White young adults are more likely to report driving under influence than Blacks, Asians or Hispanics.
By Amber Moore | Jan 04, 2013 11:27 AM EST
An estimated 4.2% of drivers in the U.S. have admitted they've fallen asleep while driving, says a new report from CDC.
By Amber Moore | Dec 15, 2012 12:07 PM EST
Roughly a quarter of all road accidents in European countries occur due to alcohol use, says a new report.
By Amber Moore | Nov 24, 2012 11:24 AM EST
Exposure to blue light can help the driver remain alert while driving at night; and this works almost as good as a cup of coffee.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 16, 2012 12:10 PM EDT
Smoking in cars, even with the windows rolled down or the air conditioning turned on, raises the pollution exceeding official "safe" limits recommended by WHO.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 02, 2012 06:21 PM EDT
The number of U.S. high school students who drink and drive dropped by more than half in two decades, federal health officials said Tuesday.
By Genevra Pittman | Sep 07, 2012 10:09 AM EDT
More than half of U.S. drivers killed in car accidents had alcohol or drugs in their system at the time of the crash.
By Nikki Tucker | Aug 30, 2012 05:15 PM EDT
Under the Freedom of Information Act, it was discovered that the youngest drunk driver to get caught operating a vehicle under the influence was a 14-year-old boy from West Midlands, England.
By Natasja Sheriff | Aug 24, 2012 09:45 AM EDT
Driving gets more dangerous with age, but older adults may be more vulnerable while walking on the sidewalk than behind the wheel.
By Christine Hsu | Feb 10, 2012 02:04 PM EST
People who use marijuana up to three hours before driving have double the risk of causing a car crash compared to drivers not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to Canadian researchers who did an analysis on previous studies.