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Study: Grandparents Safer Drivers With Kids Than Parents

Kids may be safest in cars when grandma or grandpa are driving instead of mom or dad, according to study results that even made the researchers do a double-take.



Medical Minute: The Correlation Between Cars And Obesity

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about how the car has limited our exercise and even increased our eating.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/19/2011


Hypermiling Making A Comeback As People Want To Save On Gas

The concept of hypermiling is making a comeback. Popular three or four years ago, hypermiling fell out of fashion when gas prices dropped.



Haverhill Teen Charged With Killing Man While Driving & Texting

Authorities have charged a Haverhill teen with motor vehicle homicide after the say he was texting and driving when he caused a fatal crash.


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Curious About Texting And Driving Tickets

John in West Roxbury is curious if the new texting law is working. David Wade sets out to find out.


NH Considering Hand-Held Cell Phone Ban For Drivers

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering a bill that could ban drivers from using hand held cell phones in their car.


Many areas in New Hampshire saw snow, while most Masschusetts residents dealt with heavy rain.

Heavy, Wet Snow Blanketing NH

We’ve had our share of big storms this year, but state police in New Hampshire said Friday was the worst day on the roads this winter.



Money Matters – Dumb Money Moves: Driving

Breaking any of the rules when you are driving can cost you and those are dollars you are wasting just because you have a heavy foot or you think a yellow light means step on the gas.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/02/2011

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Curious About Pets in the Driver’s Seat

You know I realize driving conditions are very hard in this kind of weather, I also understand the dangers of texting while driving, what I don’t understand is why there is not a law that forbids drivers to drive with their pets on their laps & hanging out the drivers window. How can this possibly be any safer than texting? – Joanna, Onset


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Dumbest Snowstorm Mistakes We Make?

We’re New Englanders, so you’d think we would have this snow thing down by now. But it’s obvious by heading outside, that’s not the case.