The top threats to teen drivers may surprise you

first_imgAccording to youth.gov, October 14-20 is National Teen Driver Safety Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of the serious risks today’s teens confront on the roads.The Federal Highway Administration reports that there were nearly 10 million licensed drivers aged 19 and younger in the U.S. as of July 2016. And, according to AAA, teen drivers are 9 times as likely as drivers 18 and older to be involved in a crash and 6 times as likely to be involved in a fatal crash.Statistics like this are sobering for any parent, any teen and anyone who shares the road with these young drivers. Understanding the risks and finding ways to help neutralize them are good first steps in striving for a safer, better driving experience for everyone. continue reading » 21SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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The continuation of the construction of the Vučedol Archaeological Park begins

first_imgThree years ago, an impressive Museum of Vučedol Culture was opened, which tells the story of the foundations of European civilization, and which has been visited by over 190.000 visitors from all over the world.This attractive location was first inhabited around 6000 BC. Kr. at the time of the first European farmers, and lived more or less intensively throughout prehistory. The time between 3350 and 2300 BC. Kr. it is the most intense period of its existence and in that period it is certainly the most important European center and the cradle of European civilization.Since the opening of the Vučedol Museum, it has been announced that the construction of the entire Vučedol Archaeological Park project will continue, according to the original project, but as financial resources and unresolved property and legal relations were not provided, conditions for the day’s development of the Archaeological Park were created only today. Less than a month ago, an Agreement on the implementation of the entire project of the Vučedol Archaeological Park was signed with the Ministry of Regional Development and European Union Funds and the Central Agency for Financing and Contracting of EU Programs and Projects, with a total value of HRK 117.229.998,51, of which HRK 99.704.988,73 grant through the European Fund for Reconstruction and Development.The goal of the project “Archaeological Park Vučedol” is to significantly contribute to the economic revitalization and development of the city of Vukovar, Vukovar-Srijem County by building and arranging the Archaeological Park through the improvement of cultural, tourist, communal infrastructure, tourism promotion, entrepreneurship and rural development, using new technologies and creative ideas in the education, presentation and promotion of unique culture and historical heritage in the park.In the Archaeological Park, there will be a planetarium, info desk, picnic area, Vučedol farm with animals from the time of Vučedol culture, educational trails, excursion zone, lookout, old craft workshops, pier for tourist boats and accommodation facilities of 24 bungalows.The entire project of the Archaeological Park should come to life at full capacity by 2022, which will greatly enrich the tourist and cultural offer of Vukovar and Croatia. By the way, from the first research in 1938 until today, only about 15 percent of the Vučedol site has been explored, so the treasures and secrets hidden in Vučedol will only be revealed in the future, but I hope at a much faster pace.last_img read more

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Paul Merson names the biggest difference between Manchester United and Arsenal

first_imgPaul Merson names the biggest difference between Manchester United and Arsenal Unai Emery’s side are ahead of Manchester United (Picture: Getty)Paul Merson believes Arsenal have no ambition to win the Premier League and are solely focused as a club on getting into the Champions League.The Gunners are two points ahead of United in the league table after their 2-0 win against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at the Emirates on Sunday.United were barely contenders for the top four under Jose Mourinho earlier this term but Solskjaer’s overseen a remarkable transformation at the club and they’re expected to back him significantly in the transfer market this summer.Arsenal, on the other hand, have very little to spend and Unai Emery is keen to offload Mesut Ozil alongside Aaron Ramsey to free up space on the wage bill.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 13 Mar 2019 10:17 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link782Shares United are expected to appoint Solskjaer on a full-term basis (Picture: Getty)Merson believes United have more ambition than his former club Arsenal and says the Red Devils will be challenging for top honours next season.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I was very fortunate to play Arsenal, an unbelievable football club,’ said Merson.‘It’s got to the stage over the last seven, eight, nine, 10, 11, 12, 13 years – get in the top four. Not win it, get in the top four.‘How are they set out to win it? You think Arsenal set out to win the Premier League? In your wildest dreams. You reckon they aimed that high?‘You’re not telling me their first priority is make sure we get in the top four. And then if we get lucky, and we’re still in it with 10 games to go, we’ve got a chance of winning it.‘I’m not talking about Man United, I’m talking specifically about Arsenal Football Club.‘Man United, this year [no], and they weren’t last year. Next year, they aren’t messing about for top four.‘They will want to win the league. And they will make an effort to win the league and they’ll buy players. Arsenal won’t.’MORE: What Sergio Ramos told Florentino Perez over Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid return Commentlast_img read more

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