Impaired Drivers

Trick-or-treating, elaborate costumes and festive parties are all part of the fun of Halloween. Unfortunately, however, there can be a scary side to this fun, and it often comes in the form of impaired drivers. [caption id="attachment_1678" align="alignright" width="300"] Although these facts about Halloween drunk driving...

[caption id="attachment_987" align="alignright" width="300"] Two people were killed by a drunk driver on the morning of Saturday November 9 when the intoxicated driver reportedly drove the wrong way on Loop 202 in Tempe.[/caption] Two people were killed by a drunk driver on the morning of Saturday...

[caption id="attachment_781" align="alignright" width="300"] Findings from a recent AAA study are shedding light on the fact that hands-free devices can still distract drivers and increase the risk of car accidents.[/caption] While the common conception these days is that using hands-free devices, like Bluetooth headsets, is safer...

[caption id="attachment_774" align="alignright" width="300"] Here are some additional findings of the CU study focused on elderly drivers and when medical professionals are – and should be – talking to them about driving alternatives.[/caption] Following up to CU Study Reports That Doctors Should Speak to Elderly about...

[caption id="attachment_771" align="alignright" width="300"] Medical professionals are not discussing potential driving impairments with their elderly patients early enough, a recently published study is now reporting.[/caption] Medical professionals are not discussing potential driving impairments that may be caused by deteriorating physical health with their elderly patients early...