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 »

Study Shows that Young Adults Are More Likely Than Teenagers to Text Behind the Wheel

Unfortunately, in 2015 more than 35,000 individuals lost their lives in car accidents. This represents more than a 7% increase from the previous year. A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, however, shows that millennials struggle with putting down their phones even when they are behind the wheel. More than 2,500 Americans… Read More »