Between 1,200 to 1,400 calls are made every year to the bridge's Drivers Assistance Program that provides motorists with a crew member to drive them across if they're too afraid to drive themselves. After the Thursday collapse of a highway bridge in Mount Vernon, Wash., the number of calls might increase with more fearful drivers wanting to be chauffeured across the Mackinac Bridge.
The trucker whose oversized load is believed to have bumped the steel framework of a Washington State bridge just before it collapsed will be interviewed today by investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board, who are on scene working to pinpoint the cause of the collapse.
May the 25th is worldwide Geek Pride Day! In honor of the occasion, global IT staffing and recruiting service Modis has conducted a survey in geek pride, finding that it’s no longer necessary for Americans today to “sneak their geek.” Modis reports that 68 percent...
May to September is prime time for fun at the amusement park. From frightening news reports to personal Youtube videos, there is no shortage of amusement-ride scares. But a new study has found that it's not always the biggest and fastest rides we should fear. Smaller ones, which parents might not consider as dangerous, contribute to injuries of more than 4,000 U.S. children each year.