October 25, 2011 | New Public Health Post
December 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study demonstrates that active transportation (walking or bicycling for transportation) is associated with favorable cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles. In an effort to improve health outcomes among U.S. adults, promoting and permitting active transportation may prove beneficial.
August 21, 2013 | New Public Health Post
A new survey of U.S. school bus drivers released by the National Association of Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NADPTS) last week found that more than 80,000 vehicles illegally passed a stopped school bus on a single day this past year.
October 25, 2012 | New Public Health Post
August 15, 2013 | New Public Health Post
A post from the Harvard Law School blog, Bill of Health, examines the policies that impact proper use of child car seats and booster seats.
July 21, 2014 | New Public Health Post
Tennessee became the first state in the nation to pass a law that specifically protects people from liability for forcibly breaking into cars and rescuing kids they think are at risk of heatstroke.
May 27, 2014 | New Public Health Post
A new report, Dangerous by Design 2014, finds that more than 47,000 people were killed and close to 700,000 injured while walking in the United States between 2003 and 2012.
February 17, 2012 | New Public Health Post
August 1, 2009 | Issue Brief
Driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is a major contributor to traffic crashes and fatalities, with nearly 17,000 lives lost in the United States each year due to alcohol-related crashes. Over the last four decades the United States has joined the rest of the industrialized world in implementing a modern DUI enforcement system based on the well-established relationship of driving impairment to the level of alcohol in the blood.
Fatalities of Pedestrians, Bicycle Riders, and Motorists Due to Distracted Driving Motor Vehicle Crashes in the U.S., 2005-2010
November 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Distracted driving is an increasingly deadly threat to road safety.