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Why children struggle to cross busy streets safely

Children up to early teenagers lack the perceptual judgment and motor skills to safely cross a busy road consistently, new research concludes. Children placed in realistic, simulated environments were tested for their road-crossing abilities. Those from 6 to 12 years of age had trouble crossing the street, with accident rates as high as 8 percent with 6-year-olds.
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The world community must never forget the terrible consequences of the Russian annexation of Crimea and redouble its efforts to protect the international law. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Briti
Although Ukraine has the perfect setting for renewables — vast and windy fields, hillsides and a meandering Dnipro River — the country’s alternative energy sector is still in its infancy. Indust
WASHINGTON (AP) — Following vehicle-based attacks in New York and Charlottesville, Virginia, a new parking policy could force thousands to move their cars during major events in the nation’s
Fourth time's the charm for Bachelor Nation's Clare Crawley — she's engaged!        
GENEVA – The United Nations Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura renewed his urgent call on Friday for a ceasefire to stop both the “horrific” bombing of besieged eastern Ghouta and indiscrimina
Where do you live? In a chaotic family home in Limassol with my hubby, three children and naughty, fluffy Coconut (doggy). Best childhood memory? Sitting on the beach with my dad on our summer holida
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Danniella Westbrook has shown off the results of her latest nose surgery [Vantage News] The Celebrity Big Brother star revealed last month that she had had another procedure carried out on her fac
Ale Izquierdo will not be able to perform during this week's Dancing on Ice [Wenn] Dancing On Ice star, Ale Izquierdo has been forced to pull out of the next live show at the last minute
Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian are expecting their first baby [Getty] Khloe Kardashian has been reassured by fans after she raised concern over the size of her baby bump on Twitter. T
Ukrainian Pavlo Hryb who is illegally detained in Russia isn’t allowed to take medicine, as his gather Ihor Hryb wrote on Facebook. “The consuls say that Pavlo is very pale, he keeps complaining a
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Paloma Faith attends The BRIT Awards 2018 [Getty] Paloma Faith was the unfortunate victim of a Twitter storm on Thursday after a video of her apparently 'fake laughing' at Dua Lipa at The Bri

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