Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer

TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Car crashes are the leading cause of accidental death among American teens, and parents need to take steps to keep their teens safe when they're on the road this summer, an expert says.

Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo

MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study from Iowa found that three-quarters of teens in that state have driven an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), and more than half of them have been in accidents while riding one.

Expert Offers Motorcycle Safety Tips

SUNDAY, July 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For many people, a long holiday weekend means a chance for a long motorcycle ride. But, do you know all you need to know about motorcycle safety?

One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new government survey, one in 25 U.S. drivers said they had fallen asleep at the wheel a least once over the prior month.

Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans

TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 80 percent of deaths of Americans age 30 and younger result from injury or violence, U.S. health researchers reported Tuesday.

Health Tip: Dealing With Narcolepsy When Driving

(HealthDay News) -- Narcolepsy causes people to suddenly fall asleep during the day. It can be very dangerous if it happens while you're behind the wheel.

Get Tougher on Texting While Driving, Americans Say

THURSDAY, June 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans want stricter enforcement of texting-while-driving laws and stiffer penalties for violators, according to a new survey.

Is All That TV Killing You?

WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Attention, binge TV watchers: New research suggests that long stretches spent glued to the tube may be more than just a guilty pleasure -- they could also shorten your life.

Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report

TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drugged drivers involved in fatal crashes in the United States are more likely to test positive for prescription drugs, marijuana and multiple drugs than they were 20 years ago, a new study finds.

Web-Based Program May Help Beginner Drivers

MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nerves of steel may not be enough when teaching your child to drive. For parents who want to boost their teen's safety on the roads, an Internet-based driver's education program might help, researchers say.