ADHD Medication Could Decrease Accidents for Affected Patients

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry explored the experiences of more than 2.3 million individuals involved in accidents. They determined that car accidents occurred at much lower rates among medicated ADHD patients. The symptoms of ADHD include impaired impulse control, struggling to pay attention and hyperactivity, which can frequently be expressed as excessive talking,… Read More »

Nearly 200,000 Drunk Driving Attempts Prevented with Ignition Interlocks, According to MADD Study

Ignition interlock devices are frequently required for anyone who is a repeat DUI offender. The device works by prohibiting a car from starting if the person’s blood alcohol content is too high. Although this has often been used as a potential deterrent, not much research was done regarding how much this actually could have prevented… Read More »

Car Crash Fatality Statistics Up Across the Board

Every year the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration identifies important statistics associated with vehicle accidents and the fatalities associated with them. It turns out that a lack of strict individual state driving laws may be contributing to higher than ever numbers of vehicle fatalities. In 2016, across the first 9 months of the year, 8%… Read More »