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Advanced Driver Assistance Tech Leads to Distracted Driving

You may have suspected that people using “autopilot” functions are more likely to engage in distracting activities while they are driving. If so, a recent study by the AAA … [Read More...]

Falls Down; Suicides, Overdoses and Equipment Deaths Up in 2018

Fatal Occupational Injuries The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its National Census of Fatal … [Read More...]

I’m a Victim of Road Rage; What Can I Do?

The incidents of road rage on our nation’s highways and city streets seem to be skyrocketing as more and more … [Read More...]

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Oregon Auto Insurance Rules

Oregon is one of the nation’s safer states to drive in, with a particularly low rate of alcohol-related fatalities and a high rate of auto insurance coverage. Nevertheless, … [Read More...]

New York Auto Insurance Rules

New York, as one of the most populous states in the union, suffers more road accidents than most other states despite the fact that its per capita accident rate is one of the … [Read More...]

Don’t Let Your Holiday Cheer End in Tragedy

The holiday season is full of celebration, and a time for making memories. If you are planning a holiday party or get-together, make it memorable for the right reasons. … [Read More...]

Pedestrian Accidents Increase During Holiday Season

With many of our favorite holidays right around the corner, it’s time to kick it in high gear and begin the hustle and bustle that November and December always bring. We will … [Read More...]

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More Safety Articles to Explore

Vaping-related Lung Illness Leading Some to a Second Hospitalization

Just when you thought the vaping-related health epidemic was at an all-time high crisis level, there have been reports that the lung illness associated with vaping is leading … [Read More...]

Maine New Hands-Free Law

On September 19, 2019, a new hands-free law went into effect in Maine. Don’t be confused. Maine already had a law against texting while driving and the new law does not … [Read More...]

Uber Investigators Accused of Putting Company Over Customers

Uber has a Special Investigations Unit comprised of about 80 people tasked with looking into rides that go wrong for any number of reasons, one of which is driver misconduct. … [Read More...]

Fatality Car Accident Damages

Being in a car accident or knowing a family member was injured in a car accident is stressful enough, but when a loved one dies due to someone else’s reckless or negligent … [Read More...]

E-Scooter Safety Tips

E-scooters are the newest trend in micro-mobility, but they are not without risks. Following these safety tips can help ensure that you arrive safely to your … [Read More...]

Top Ten Workplace Violations

The purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to create and enforce laws to protect the safety of employees while on the job. If you’re a … [Read More...]

The Most Dangerous Times to Drive

You do everything you can to avoid getting into a car wreck. You pay attention and watch out for careless drivers, keep your vehicle maintained, and of course you never text … [Read More...]

Older Drivers Seem More Distracted Behind the Wheel

If you were a teenager in the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, or 90’s, the worst thing you could do while driving was look down to change the radio station, put a cassette tape in, or scan … [Read More...]

Traumatic Brain Injury Increase Risk of Parkinson’s and Dementia

Recent studies have found that traumatic brain injury (TBI) increases the risk of developing dementia and Parkinson’s disease. After a debilitating TBI, you are focused on … [Read More...]

The 411 on Playground Injuries and Liability

When our children run off to play with their friends on the playground, we like to assume they are safe and will come home in one piece, but that’s not always the case. … [Read More...]