New York man charged in drunk driving fatal accident

A 25-year-old Brooklyn man who killed a pedestrian in a drunk driving accident, has been charged. The man faced manslaughter, attempted vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, speeding and DWI charges after he was arrested for hitting and killing a woman. The accident happened on the corner of Shore Parkway and Bragg Street in Sheepshead Bay…

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Despite new technology, distracted driving still a problem

According to findings from a recent survey, Boston drivers using hands-free technology aren’t much safer than drivers talking or texting on a handheld device. Researchers at the University of Utah have studied driver behavior for the past two years by asking subjects to driver on a closed course while wearing devices that monitor brain activity.…

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