Checkup Newsroom (crash)

2018
April
26,
2018
| 08:54 PM America/Chicago
Since April 1, 13 children have been admitted to Cook Children’s with serious injuries following car wrecks. Of the 13, nine have gone to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and three have died. “We usually expect an increase in motor vehicle crashe...
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2016
April
07,
2016
| 08:51 PM America/Chicago
Texting combines three distractions into one: it takes the driver’s eyes off the road, hands off the wheel and mind off the primary task. The Texas Department of Transportation says distracted driving includes distraction, driver inattention or cell-...
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April
07,
2016
| 08:42 PM America/Chicago
Studies show that smartphones are making us not as smart on the road. In 2015, 463 people wre killed in distracted driving crashes in Texas and 3,000 more were seriously hurt A study by AT&T states that nearly 4-in-10 smartphone users look at ...
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2015
August
07,
2015
| 10:45 PM America/Chicago
Five days into the month of August and two children have already died at Cook Children’s after they were ejected from a car. Three kids have been ejected total, with one child surviving. It probably doesn’t come as a surprise the cause of the trag...
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