Underage drinking may have caused fatal accident in Chicago

Investigators believe that underage drinking played a role in a fatal accident that recently occurred near Lewiston. The one-car accident, which took place on Hillside Road outside the town, sent four people to Chicago-area hospitals. A 19-year-old female was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators report that she had been riding in the front of…

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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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