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At the Intersection of Teen Driving and Tire Safety

Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teenagers in the U.S. One often-overlooked issue in crash prevention is tire maintenance. A 2012 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that 12 percent of crashes among inexperienced drivers were tire-related, while only 5 percent of crashes among experienced drivers were tire-related, suggesting that inexperienced drivers may lack knowledge about safe vehicle maintenance. Efforts to standardize and promote driver education across the country may be one way to address this issue.

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Primer: Emergency Legal Preparedness - Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

This primer provides a visual snapshot and a timeline on state and federal emergency declarations in relation to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and is being updated as things develop with regard to Hurricane Maria.

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Mathew Swinburne
Associate Director
The Network for Public Health Law - Eastern Region Office

 

Areas of Expertise:

> Food safety
> Food security
> Injury prevention


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on these topics or others affecting your Eastern Region State?


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