Many people, when they hear that a baby has been born prematurely, assume that the only consequence of a preterm birth is low birth weight. This is not only inaccurate, but also, a dangerous misconception. Researchers and health care providers along have long associated premature birth with several damaging and long-term health effects. While that is not to say that all preterm babies in Washington will experience adverse health effects throughout their lives, those that do often experience developmental delays, trouble breathing or even premature death.
We have covered a number of dangerous behaviors that drivers exhibit while they are on roadways across the country. During the fall and winter months, many parts of the U.S. see colder temperatures set in and with this cooler weather comes risks that can lead to traffic crashes. Aside from snow, rain, fog and ice, some people may struggle with frost on their windshield, which can be especially problematic in the morning when many people are already be running late for work. Sadly, some people try to drive with too much frost on their windshield, which can seriously affect their visibility.