If you live in Brownsville, Texas; Kansas City; Madison, Wisconsin; Cape Coral, Florida; Boise, Idaho; Huntsville, Alabama; Port Saint Lucie, Florida; Wichita, Kansas; Olathe, Kansas or Reno, Nevada count yourself lucky: you are among the safest drivers in the country.
U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Deputy Administrator Daphne Jefferson today awarded top honors in the 2016 “Be Ready. Be Buckled.” student art contest to 4th grader Andy Chen and 2nd grader Jessica Hong, both of East Brunswick, N.J., during a ceremony at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Today, The Dig dives into water. Pun totally intended. I’ve received a lot of questions about applying investigative reporting techniques to figuring out whether your water is safe — the stuff in your taps, the stuff in your rivers, the stuff at the beach. Flint, Michigan, has made us all want to be water sleuths.
An American Red Cross Hospital has issued an apology for a poster about swim safety guidelines for children that shows white children being safe and African-American and Latino children breaking safety rules.
The EPA and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that XTO Energy, Inc. (XTO), a subsidiary of ExxonMobil and the nation’s largest holder of natural gas reserves, will spend an estimated $3 million to restore eight sites damaged by unauthorized discharges of fill material into streams and wetlands in connection with hydraulic fracturing operations.
The pipeline safety act signed by President Obama last week after being unanimously passed in both the House and Senate gives the secretary of Transportation the power to quickly issue emergency orders for the pipeline industry if an incident exposes a widespread problem.
-And women are less likely to survive a cardiac arrest
June 28, 2016
Women who have a cardiac arrest are less likely than men to receive potentially life-saving procedures such as angiography to look for blocked coronary arteries or angioplasty to open them, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
The importance of safety has been drilled into us since we were kids: Look both ways before crossing the street, don't run with scissors and tie your shoelaces so you don't trip. (Thanks, Mom and Dad.)