CANTON, Georgia. Off-roading can be fun, but without a paved road beneath your wheels, the risks can be higher. According to Gizmodo, when you’re riding in a 4-wheel drive vehicle, your car will send power to the tire that needs it the most, namely, the tire with the least traction. Normally, this is efficient, but […]
MARIETTA, Georgia. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, asbestos can be found in a wide range of building construction sites. Common locations where the substance can be found includes insulation, vinyl flooring, tiles, roofing shingles, in certain types of paint, around oil and coal furnaces and around some wood-burning stoves, in some heat resistant fabrics, […]
ACWORTH, Georgia. On July 1, a new Georgia texting and driving law will go into effect. The Hands-Free Georgia Act makes it illegal to touch your phone while driving. Yes, you read that correctly. If you touch your phone to change a song, answer a call, or pick up your phone to put it to […]
CANTON, Georgia. A new startup called BlaBlaCar is changing the way some people travel in Europe. The company matches long-distance travelers with cars, allowing them to car pool for longer distances. According to QZ, the company has grown from five million users in 2013 to 65 million people using the service across the world.
CANTON, Georgia. When utility companies make mistakes, serious damage can follow. For example, the New York Times reports that a recent fire in San Diego was the result of a fallen power pole. In many areas across the country, infrastructure may not have been repaired. As natural disasters increase due to climate change, this infrastructure […]
MARIETTA, Georgia. According to QZ, Georgia was recently ranked among one of the top riskiest states for children’s health and safety. Why? According to the report, food insecurity, child homicide and suicide rates, and infant mortality rates all played a role in Georgia’s low ranking compared to other states. Some experts believe that the disparity […]