Trenton May Be Getting Driverless Taxis

Imagine having the option of riding in a vehicle that drives itself. Imagine that this self-driving vehicle can take you to any destination in the city safely. Well, thanks to the approval of a recent pilot program, that possibility may finally become a reality. New Jersey’s Department of Transportation distributed a $5 million grant towards…

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Getting Hit in a New Jersey Traffic Circle

To assist with the flow of traffic, many road planners incorporate the use of roundabouts – those notorious multi-entry intersections so many of us know as “traffic circles.” Roundabouts help regulate the flow of traffic by having drivers travel in a counterclockwise direction before exiting the circle. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) reports that one…

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What’s Killing New Jersey? Poison

Every year, the New Jersey State Health Assessment Data System (NJSHAD) compiles and collates information about public health. You can review information about which diseases affect which communities, what our birth rates are, how often injured workers go to the hospital, and so much more. It’s a useful tool. One such data set includes the…

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Mothers Speak Out About the Trauma of Childbirth

Having a baby is supposed to be a joyous occasion. When something goes wrong, however, it can have lifelong repercussions on a family. Even when the baby is perfectly healthy, mothers can suffer severe birth trauma. What is birth trauma? The Birth Trauma Association provides a wealth of information about birth trauma, explaining that it’s…

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