Gaithersburg, MD – Elderly and frail people are the population most likely to die in home fires, while adults between the ages of 20 and 49 are the group most likely to be injured, according to a recent study conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Washington – Bicyclists deaths increased 12.2 percent in 2015, the largest percentage jump among all roadway user groups that year, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association.
Halifax, Nova Scotia – A sedentary lifestyle puts frail older adults at a higher risk of death than it does for younger people who have similar levels of inactivity, according to a study from Dalhousie University and University College London.
Arlington, VA – Lane departure warnings and blind spot detection technologies are helping to prevent motor vehicle crashes and related injuries, according to new research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Stanford, CA – People who consider themselves less active than others in their age group – even if that perception isn’t accurate – are more likely to die younger than their peers who consider themselves more active, according to a study from Stanford University.