North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany — Up to half of individuals whose breath alcohol concentration is over the legal limit to operate a vehicle may overestimate their ability to drive, which could trigger “devastating consequences,” according to a recent study out of England and Germany.
Itasca, IL — An estimated 371 people will be killed on the nation’s roads during the Christmas holiday weekend, and another 427 over New Year’s weekend. Many of those lives could be saved, however, if travelers buckled up, the National Safety Council says.
Atlanta — Some food-decorating products, including glitter and dust products, may contain high levels of copper, lead and other harmful heavy metals, warns a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Itasca, IL — The National Safety Council estimates more than 500 people may die on U.S. roads over the upcoming Thanksgiving Day weekend – the highest projection of roadway deaths for the holiday period since 2007.
Boston — Guests at children’s birthday parties may have come bearing more than gifts during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, results of a recent study led by researchers from Harvard Medical School and the RAND Corp. show.