Study on pregnant women’s driving has some potholes
By Laura Sanders, 13:02 PM May 19, 2014
For some women, pregnancy comes with all sorts of travails: Nausea, headaches, back pain, cankles. Now, a study suggests a previously underappreciated one. Pregnancy makes women more likely to get into a serious car crash, scientists reported May 12 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Although the numbers show a clear uptick in accidents during the second trimester of pregnancy, I’m not convinced that pregnancy, or its symptoms, is to blame.
Women drivers were 42 percent more likely ...
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