A story in the East Bay Times will have marijuana naysayers crying, "I told you so" about the dangers of legalization. Now there's another way (in addition to alcohol and texting) for people to be impaired or distracted while driving.
"It's going to be a cool product and will defy people's expectations on what an electric truck can do."
"We need to get the motorcyclist's side of the story to see what led up to this incident. We're not sure what happened farther back."
According to a recent survey conducted by AT&T, 98 percent of Americans know that distracted driving is a dangerous activity. While phone-related distractions have received a lot of attention in recent years, any activity that takes a driver's attention off of the road can result in a serious accident and injuries.
It should come as no surprise that older motorcyclists, and all older motorists, are more easily injured in motor vehicle accidents. Older riders tend to have weaker bones and less elasticity in the chest, among other physiological changes. The rate at which older drivers are injured compared to younger drivers, however, is surprising.