In 2008, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported a total of 37,261 auto accident fatalities in the United States; 11,773 (32 percent) of which involved a driver whose blood alcohol content was above the legal limit.
The topic of red light cameras in Houston has been a hot one since the City began employing them at major intersections on September 1, 2006. Proponents of the program hold that its main purpose is to decrease the number of red light runners and reduce collisions, while those in opposition argue that it’s aimed at making money for municipalities rather than improving traffic safety.
If you have undergone hip replacement surgery and are experiencing any amount of pain as a result, you may be in more danger than you realize. Recent findings concerning certain types of metal-on-metal hip implant devices show that they are prone to early system failure and may even cause metal poisoning, or metallosis, which is a reaction to the metal debris that is shed when components of the device rub together.
Millions of women across the country rejoiced in 2002 when a new, convenient alternative to daily oral contraceptive pills hit the market.
DALLAS—An hour-long police chase late last month ended in the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection with several robberies in the Dallas area. Michael Lawrence Brown, 46, was taken into custody next to one of Love Field airport’s busiest runways after leading police on a high-speed chase through the city.