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How Aging May Affect Driving Ability

It’s a fact of life: aging causes certain changes that may affect your ability to operate a motor vehicle. By monitoring your ability to drive over the years and checking in with … [Read More...]

What is Aggressive Driving?

A cool, level head is essential to safe driving. Aggressive driving is defined as behavior that shows a lack … [Read More...]

Why Speeding in a Motor Vehicle is so Dangerous

Speeding is a risky driving behavior. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about … [Read More...]

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Weird Places for Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents don’t just happen on roadways and in parking lots. People get hit by cars in some of the most unexpected place, even inside their own homes. While it may … [Read More...]

Fireworks Safety Tips for 2020

4th of July celebrations may look a little different this year, with many families opting to stay at home and gather with family and close friends, rather than joining the … [Read More...]

Fewer Cars on the Road Does Not Mean Safer Driving During Covid-19

Traffic is down, dramatically, due to stay-at-home orders and other quarantine measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. You would think that means the roads are safer, but it … [Read More...]

How Hot Weather Contributes to Accidents, even if Travel is Light This Summer

In a study published in 2015, researchers found that crashes caused by driver performance factors, such as fatigue, distractions and driver error, increased in warmer weather … [Read More...]

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More Safety Articles to Explore

Avoiding Lawn Mower Injuries While You’re Stuck at Home

We’re all trying to stay safe by staying at home. It’s leading some to find creative ways to fill the time, and many to catch up on projects, cleaning and home maintenance. If … [Read More...]

Personal Injury Damages Explained

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim, after an accident, you may be a bit confused about the types of damages that are available. In an injury lawsuit, there … [Read More...]

Compensation for Back and Neck Injuries

Back and neck injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents, work accidents, and as a result of repetitive stress in the workplace. They can occur in slip and fall accidents … [Read More...]

Don’t Put Off Getting Help for Your Accident Injuries

With businesses closing and stay-at-home orders, it may feel like the world has stopped for the coronavirus, but accidents are not on hold and can happen any time. Hospitals … [Read More...]

Bounce House Injuries – Who Pays?

Whether your child has been hurt in a bounce house accident or you are considering a bounce house party, you need to know who can be held liable for injuries or death in a … [Read More...]

Protecting Yourself Before a Motorcycle Crash

Nobody wants to plan to be in a motorcycle accident, but the likelihood that you will be involved in a crash at some point certainly warrants taking some preparatory actions, … [Read More...]

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 Occupational Injuries in 2018. While the overall rate of fatal work … [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 drivers are distracted with their devices and the hustle and … [Read More...]

How to Handle a “No Injury No Response” Car Accident

Any car accident is a stressful event, even when there is no serious injury. If you’ve been in a car accident recently in which no law enforcement or emergency medical … [Read More...]