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Are LED street lights making drivers sleepy and fat? The AMA thinks they might

Are LED street lights making drivers sleepy and fat? The AMA thinks they might

If you've been to a hardware store lately, you know that the big thing in lighting is no longer compact fluorescents, but LEDs. America's cities have noticed, too, and they're in the process of converting millions of streetlights to the technology. Given the benefits of LEDs, that might seem like a... read more

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gridlock

Driving In Chaotic Traffic Nearly As Stressful As Skydiving, Study Finds

Driving can be an escape from some of the stresses of life, and a task that some find relaxing or invigorating in itself. Yet far too often—when traffic snags on the... read more June 6, 2013 by 0


 
New York City traffic at night, by Flickr user paulobar

Study: Traffic Noise Linked To Greater Risk Of Heart Attack

If you live near a busy boulevard or interstate, you already know how annoying that traffic can be during your daily commute. But according to a new study cited in the New... read more June 28, 2012 by 2


 
Statistics on children and heat stroke, via Ward's Auto

Should NHTSA Mandate Technology To Prevent Child Heat Stroke Deaths In Cars?

A recent article in WardsAuto.com by Drew Winter caused a bit of a stir with its title, “The Nanny State Eyes Nanny Cars.” The gist of the story is that the... read more October 18, 2011 by 1


 
Statistics on children and heat stroke, via Ward's Auto

Preventing Children From Dying In Hot Cars: Good Or Bad?

Every summer, we see dozens of headlines about children being left in hot cars. Many suffer heat strokes, many die. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has... read more October 13, 2011 by 11


 
2009 Chevrolet Aveo5

Chevrolet Aveo The Most Toxic New Car?

Do you avoid drinking out of clear plastic water bottles, using antiperspirants with aluminum, or cooking in non-stick pans? Use a water purifier and ionizer everywhere you... read more November 13, 2009 by 1


 
Overweight

Is It Opposite Day, Or Can Being Carless Really Make You Fat?

The anti-car movement insists that automobiles have made us fat and lazy -- and there's some truth to that. However, a new study in the Journal of Urban Health shows that... read more September 22, 2009 by 2


 
Meguiar's New Paint Collection

Risky Old Car-Care Products: How To Identify, Dispose Of Them

Do you have an old tin of car wax, or a bottle of car-wash concentrate that’s more than a few years old? Don’t use it; they likely contain so-called volatile organic... read more September 16, 2009 by 0


 

 
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