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Impaired Driving

As Daylight Savings Time Ends, Consider Your Sleep Habits

Deborah Hersman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah Hersman

Yesterday morning at 2 AM, we all set our clocks back and "gained" an hour. The end of Daylight Savings time signals the start of shorter days and lon...

The Impacts of Drowsy Driving

Mariam Smith | Posted 04.14.2017 | Impact
Mariam Smith

Approximately 14 years ago, on Christmas night, my mom, stepdad and I were returning home. My stepdad was asleep in the passenger seat and my mom was driving on the four (or six-lane) highway. I was in the backseat.

You're More Than Tired, You're Deadly

Deborah Hersman | Posted 04.09.2017 | Healthy Living
Deborah Hersman

We are overtired, as a nation. Our culture has made a good night of sleep a novelty rather than a necessity, and the consequence can be deadly. Of all...

Use Science and Reason to Keep Roads Safe in Oregon

Dr. Carl Hart | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics
Dr. Carl Hart

Someone can test positive for marijuana days or even weeks after they last used it. "Marijuana-related" positive tests are not an indicator of road safety.

Why Drivers Are Even More Dangerous Than You Thought, In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Road-trip season is upon us. Whether you're caravanning up to a beach house or dropping the kids off at camp, the summer months are some of the busies...


tv | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen

By Julia Rubin "It was the scariest thing ever." That's how 16-year-old Ashley, a high school junior in Nevada, describes her experience driving hi...

The Power of Kindness

Luke Pamer | Posted 05.26.2013 | Teen
Luke Pamer

Living in this world is tough for almost everybody. It's even tougher when we are each thrown into our own horrible situations. It's the people like the students at Fairfield High School that are going to keep this planet compassionate and bearable.