If you ask most people if distracted driving is dangerous, they'll usually tell you that it is. Some will even say it is on par with drunk driving. They know it's a risk. They know it causes accidents. Even if they can't cite the statistics, not many people actually think that it's safe.
When your teenager first gets their driver’s license, it can be an exciting time for everyone in the household. Your child may be celebrating their new-found independence. At the same time, you may breathe a sigh of relief that you no longer have to drive them to soccer practice and piano lessons.
If you’re a “dog person,” interacting with dogs probably comes naturally to you. However, you weren’t born knowing what type of behavior dogs respond well to.
One potential problem people face when they spend a lot of time in the car is simple: They get bored. The beginning of a road trip is fun, with the excitement of getting underway. The end is fun, when you arrive at your destination. But those 10 hours in the middle, as you drive through land that all looks the same? That's when you feel bored.
As we get older, we become less flexible and more brittle. Seemingly minor accidents—which, in our younger years, we could quickly recover from—can now lead to more serious injury.
The weather this winter has been nothing if not variable. Last week it was below zero. Today it’s 60 degrees. Next week, we’re expected to get snow.
The partial government shutdown has now been in effect for over a month. More than 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or are being forced to work without pay.
You’re driving home after a long day at work. Suddenly, a distracted driver in the lane next to you swerves into you—sending your car spinning into oncoming traffic. Miraculously, you survive, but you’re badly shaken and suffering from serious injuries that will take you out of commission for months.
While Thanksgiving used to be primarily about gathering with family and friends for an abundant, calorie-filled meal, the holiday tradition is changing. For many families, Thanksgiving is now synonymous with the three Fs: feasting, football and Friday—Black Friday, that is. The steep, day-after-Thanksgiving sales prompt many Americans to head to the mall, in search of the perfect holidays gifts at great prices.
If there's one holiday associated with firing explosives into the sky, it's the Fourth of July. Fireworks are a beloved part of Independence Day festivities. They represent celebration. They bring generations together. They can be beautiful and exciting to watch.