Surprisingly, few research studies exist that focus on frequent walkers. Derek Christie is a researcher in EPFL’s Urban Sociology Laboratory who decided to study this population for his thesis paper. He presented his ideas on April 20, 2018.

According to his findings, most people can change their lifestyle by integrating frequent walking into their routine. He discovered that nearly all participants had chosen to start walking more at the same time as another change in lifestyle. His paper shows how the use of devices like smartphone apps or pedometers often played a decisive role in a participant’s decision to walk.

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With many states raising driving age in recent years, many new graduates are also new drivers. This has plenty of parents nervous as their teens face graduation, new driving skills, and possible road trips to college at the same time. These graduation gifts are perfect for new drivers as they leave for college, jobs, and more.

Roadside Assistance Memberships

Nothing is more terrifying to a parent than to have a child broken down on the side of the road hours away with no help in sight. Roadside assistance memberships mean teen drivers have access to help in their hour of need – even if that hour is 2:00 am. Choose programs wisely and look for those that offer full-service solutions that include things like battery services, gas services, and towing if necessary.

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The month of June has been designated National Safety Month by the National Safety Council. The National Safety Council is an organization that focuses on preventing deaths on roads, in homes, workplaces, and communities through a combination of leadership efforts, education, research, and advocacy.

Each week during the month of June the organization focuses on different aspects of safety for its efforts. The weeks and their focus safety issues are listed below.

  • Week One: Emergency preparedness.
  • Week Two: Wellness
  • Week Three: Falls
  • Week Four: Driving Safety

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