Del Mar seabluff collapse delays train service

first_img Updated: 3:50 PM February 15, 2019 A bluff collapse in #DelMar near Seagrove Park temporarily halted train service Friday on a stretch of ocean-front rails in northern #SanDiego County.Details: https://t.co/c2AB5P80Ch pic.twitter.com/zpCh1COuDR— KUSI News (@KUSINews) February 15, 2019DEL MAR (KUSI) – A bluff collapse near Seagrove Park temporarily halted train service Friday on a stretch of ocean-front rails in northern San Diego County.A roughly 55-foot-wide chunk of earth sloughed off a cliff near the foot of 14th Street in Del Mar about 12:15 a.m., city lifeguard Mike Emerson said. No injuries were reported.A number of people, including a surveyor who happened to be in the area, witnessed the collapse, and several videotaped it, city lifeguard Mike Emerson said.Due to the close proximity of train tracks in the area, North County Transit District officials suspended rail service between Sorrento Valley and Solana Beach to allow for a safety inspection.Several other non-injury bluff collapses have occurred in the same general vicinity in recent months. Del Mar sea-bluff collapse delays train service KUSI Newsroom, center_img KUSI Newsroom Posted: February 15, 2019 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

Free trade zones in Belarus

first_imgThere are six free economic zones in Belarus — Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel-Raton, Grodnoinvest, Minsk and Mogilev. Foreign investors in FEZ subject to the system of state guarantees investment protection. For instance, FEZ Brest includes three sections — Kozlovichi, Airport, as well as the territory of the largest Brest enterprises located within the city limits. The main priorities are the creation of enterprises with high technology in the pharmaceutical, automotive, electronics, engineering and other industries.Vitebsk consists of 12 separate areas, called sectors. FEZ Gomel-Roton is located at the intersection of three international highways — Road Transport Corridor E9 – Helsinki – St. Petersburg – Gomel – Kiev – Sofia – Athens; international motorway Brest – Gomel – Bryansk – Voronezh – Rostov-on-Don and the international highway.last_img read more

Health of adults declines when they stop driving

first_imgA new review of previous studies indicates that cessation of driving by older adults may contribute to a variety of health problems, especially depression.“For many older adults, driving is instrumental to their daily living and is a strong indicator of self-control, personal freedom and independence. Unfortunately, it is almost inevitable to face the decision to stop driving during the process of aging as cognitive and physical functions decline,” said senior author Guohua Li of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society study.  Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’In older adults, declining health is a major reason they stop driving. But when they stop driving, this impacts their subsequent health and well being. “When the decision time comes, it is important to take into consideration the adverse health consequences of driving cessation and make personalised plans to maintain mobility and social functions,” added the professor from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the US.last_img read more