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1 in 5 U.S. Kids Killed in Crashes Not Restrained Properly May 24, 2017

Finding highlights importance of car seats, seat belts for young passengers

How <i>Not</i> to Nod Off Behind the Wheel May 20, 2017

Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher says

Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk May 15, 2017

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today

Car Crash Rate Falls When People With ADHD Take Meds May 10, 2017

Hallmarks of the disorder -- including inattention, impulsivity -- raise accident risk, researchers say

Health Tip: Parents, Set Rules About Driving for Teens May 01, 2017

These guidelines will help them stay safe

U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine April 28, 2017

Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel April 28, 2017

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

Drugs Now Involved in More Fatal U.S. Crashes Than Alcohol Alone April 27, 2017

Study suggests deaths due to drugged driving are rising as states legalize pot and drug abuse grows

Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs April 24, 2017

Study finds it leads to more hospitalizations than other travel-related illnesses

When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes? April 21, 2017

Researchers say new checklist can help determine when low blood sugar should keep you off the road

Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too April 18, 2017

Study of 43 South American infants found damage to retinas and optic nerves

Peripheral Vision Varies From Person to Person April 13, 2017

And 'bad spots' get even worse if there's a lot to look at, study says

1 in 3 Teens With Autism Licensed to Drive, Study Finds April 11, 2017

Pediatricians suggest discussing adolescent's capabilities with doctor first

U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record Levels in 2016 March 30, 2017

Experts point to widespread smartphone use as deadly distraction for drivers and walkers alike

Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers March 17, 2017

They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever's Advance March 09, 2017

Brazil outbreak has officials worried, and transmission to United States is possible

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe February 18, 2017

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead February 17, 2017

Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road February 13, 2017

9 percent drop in deaths where policies to discourage drinking and driving among all motorists were most stringent

Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside February 10, 2017

Erratic swerving showed up in tests taken after young patients thought they had recovered

Dressing Baby for a Safe Winter Drive February 05, 2017

Avoid bulky clothing, American Academy of Pediatrics says

Truckers' Poor Health: An Accident Waiting to Happen? January 19, 2017

Multiple medical conditions tied to 2 to 4 times the odds of a crash, study suggests

Breathalyzer Lock Laws Prevent Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study January 05, 2017

But only half of U.S. states require them for all offenders, researchers note

Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath January 04, 2017

Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers December 30, 2016

But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

Don't Let Germs Spoil Your Holiday Getaway December 28, 2016

Good hygiene and disinfectant wipes will help keep illness at bay, germ expert says

Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving December 22, 2016

Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

Don't Forget Child Safety When Traveling for the Holidays December 21, 2016

Nearly 1 in 7 parents of toddlers don't bring a car seat for travel rides, poll finds

If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering&#8230; December 18, 2016

Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots December 16, 2016

Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika-Hit Texas Town: CDC December 15, 2016

Advisory follows reports of 5 cases of local infection in Brownsville

More Than 1 in 10 Pilots Suffer From Depression, Survey Finds December 15, 2016

Report highlights need for accurate screening

Missing Just 1 Hour of Sleep May Double Drivers' Crash Risk December 06, 2016

Too little shut-eye can equal alcohol in terms of impairment behind the wheel, traffic safety group warns

Study Sheds Light on Safety of Driving With Epilepsy December 05, 2016

Those who had longer seizures during driving tests were more likely to have accidents

ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids November 29, 2016

Rollovers and heavier vehicles are some likely reasons why, study shows

Survival Tips for Holiday Road Trips November 23, 2016

Staying calm and being prepared can help you reach your destination safely

Partial Repeal of Motorcycle Helmet Law Had Unwanted Effects: Study November 18, 2016

Researchers found helmet use fell, head injuries rose after change in Michigan

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death November 17, 2016

Good news is that many can be prevented

More Airline Injuries to Tots on Laps October 25, 2016

Reported mishaps include falls and burns from spilled hot drinks, study finds

Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make October 20, 2016

Parents don't emphasize safety enough, experts say

Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter? October 18, 2016

And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

Aggressive Drivers: An Accident Waiting to Happen September 16, 2016

Worst offenders as likely to have a wreck as someone who smokes marijuana behind the wheel, study found

A New Roadway Danger: Drivers Chasing 'Pokemon Go' September 16, 2016

At least 14 crashes linked to the smartphone game during a 10-day period in July

As Traffic Piles Up, So Does Air Pollution September 12, 2016

To minimize exposure, researchers recommend shutting windows and re-circulating air

For Those With Sleep Apnea, Maybe It's Time for a Driving Test September 07, 2016

Researchers hope to ID those with higher crash risk due to fatigue

People With Implanted Defibrillators at Higher Car Accident Risk August 29, 2016

Danish study finds 51 percent greater odds, but absolute risk of a crash remains low

2 Kids an Hour Hurt in Strollers, Infant Carriers August 17, 2016

About one-third of these were more serious injuries, study finds

AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways August 11, 2016

Crashes involving objects that have fallen from vehicles up 40 percent since 2001

Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report August 08, 2016

Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus August 07, 2016

National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

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