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New Study Researches the Link Between Music and Unsafe Teenage Driving

Newly licensed teens in Bergen County are eager to begin driving and excited that their ability to legally drive gives them freedom. However, what many teens don’t realize is that their behavior while driving affects others on the road. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, individuals ranging from the ages of 16 to 19 are three times more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident.

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Simulated Driving May Affect Teens’ Behaviors Behind the Wheel

Studies Show That Simulated Racing Games Do Not Improve Most Driving Skills, and May Even Result in Behaviors That Raise the Risk of a Crash. As parents in New Jersey may know, practice is a factor in mastering almost any skill, and safe driving behaviors are no exception.

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Responding to Safety Hazards in the Wake of Supreme Oil Violations

Every day, millions of Americans go to work, seeking to provide a better life for themselves and their loved ones. Recently, however, a New Jersey company has been making headlines after it was determined that factory workers were risking their health and safety each day when they came to work.

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Late Summer and Early Fall Bring Increase in Bicycle Accidents

With summer coming to an end, concerns are rising about what the next few months will bring in terms of bicycle safety. That’s because, as the Press of Atlantic City reports, the months of August, September and October typically see a significant increase in bicycle fatalities.

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Tens of Thousands Injured Every Year in Car Crashes in New Jersey

Federal and state lawmakers have made it a priority to reduce car crashes in New Jersey. Recently, for example, New Jersey law enforcement began an initiative to enforce its ban on texting or talking on a handheld while driving.

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$72 Million Win for Woman With Ovarian Cancer Linked to Talc Powder Use

A big court win shines a light on the connection between talcum powder use and cancer.A case out of Missouri is drawing national attention. The case involves a woman who died from cancer at the age of 62.

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Research Shows Hands-Free Systems Often Are Too Distracting for Drivers

New Jersey law lets drivers use hands-free technology, but research suggests this may be unsafe, given the way this technology affects driving performance.Hands-free cellphones, apps and in-car infotainment systems are often treated as solutions to the epidemic of distracted driving. Every state that outlaws cellphone use and texting while driving, including New Jersey, permits most drivers to use hands-free devices. Some Englewood residents may even think using this technology is completely safe.

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Auto Accident in Bergen County, New Jersey? Three Tips for Victims.

Victims of car accidents can ease the stress of the process by following these tips.According to the most recent data from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, there were 32,771 car accidents in Bergen County in 2014 alone.

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Study Says Adults Just As Guilty of Texting While Driving As Teenagers

When you think of those who regularly text while they are behind the wheel, you might think that the overwhelming majority of them are teenagers who cannot resist communicating his or her latest status to a friend, despite the dangers of doing so.

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Distracted Driving Complaints Against New Jersey Buses Increasing

A recent investigation has found that distracted driving complaints against New Jersey transit drivers are on the riseInvestigation reports some disturbing instances of bus driver distractionsComplaints about NJ Transit bus drivers driving while distracted have seen a big increase in the past year, according to NJ Advance Media.

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