“Textalyzers” To Stop Texting While Driving: After 40 years of declining traffic deaths, American roads have become more dangerous the past two years. Police blame texting. Now activists are seeking to put teeth into anti-texting-while-driving laws with the legalization of a device that police can use to instantly determine if a driver was texting at a given time. Experts discuss the “textalyzer,” how it would work, and its pros and cons.
Household Chemicals: The average American is exposed to more than 100 potentially toxic synthetic chemicals every day, and there is little oversight of their safety. A noted expert discusses the vast amount that we don’t know about these chemicals and how tougher regulation in other countries could help keep Americans safer.