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NHTSA's 2018 data on drunk driving crashes in the United States

In December, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its latest analysis of drunk driving accidents in the U.S., which uses data from 2018. The agency analyzes data from the federal Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), to which law enforcement across the country reports whenever a crash occurs on a public trafficway and results in the death of at least one person within 30 days of the accident.

Amazon demands delivery speed but attempts to shield itself from liability

When an employee of a company causes a traffic crash, it's not just the driver who could be held accountable. It's possible to sue the company and hold it accountable as well -- especially when the company exerted substantial control over the driver's actions.

Are seatbelts failing Tennessee's most vulnerable passengers?

Tennessee law says that your kids need to sit in your vehicle's rear seat until they're at least nine years old. This is because the rear seat has long been the safest place during crashes. But it's possible that the rear seat may no longer be the safest place for all passengers.

Are narcissists bad drivers?

In Greek mythology, many loved the hunter Narcissus for his beauty, but he showed them contempt and disdain. It seems many fellow narcissists exhibit similar behavior on the road. (A narcissist is someone who has an inflated sense of self-importance or who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves).

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