Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Higher Incidence of Road Rage and Crashes

A recent study, published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, found that drivers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) had much higher rates of road rage and were much more likely to be involved in a traffic accident than those who have not. The study shows a brain injury link to road […]

Brain Disease Found in 96% of Deceased NFL Players Tested

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive and devastating brain disease caused by repeated head trauma, including subconcussive trauma to the brain. 87 out of 91 Deceased NFL players have tested positive for CTE. That’s 96% Conclusive tests can only be performed post-mortem. For years the NFL tried to deny that there was any connection […]

Two Students Killed in Houston School Bus Accident

Two students were killed in a school bus accident in Houston this morning. The bus driver and the other two students on board were hospitalized. Witnesses were shocked and horrified watching the bus nosedive off the overpass, flip over, and land on its side on the embankment below. The accident was reportedly caused by another […]

3 Common Causes of Car Crashes – Are You at Risk?

Even the most careful drivers make mistakes. Some dangerous behaviors are obvious, but sometimes we do very dangerous things in the course of normal driving without even being aware of it. For instance, you know better than to drink and drive, and that certain types of prescription medications cause impairment, but you may not realize […]

4 Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

More than 80% of motorcycle accidents result in injury or death to the motorcyclist, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The importance of wearing the proper gear cannot be overstated. Helmets get the most press, but you also need the right gloves, jackets, pants, and boots to protect your entire body. Here […]

Ikea Dresser Tip-Over Deaths

On February 25, 2014, two-year-old Curren Collas died when he was crushed by an Ikea MALM chest that tipped over in his bedroom. He was the first of two children killed by that particular model of chest of drawers last year. There are about 7 million MALM chests in the U.S. right now. Ikea launched […]

Tailgating Vs. Tailgating

Everything you ever wanted to know about tailgating but were too afraid to ask. Warning: The information contained in this infographic is both informational and graphical in nature. That is why it is called an infographic. They could have also tried “graphrmational” but that sounds funny and there are four consonants in a row, which […]

The Dangers of ATV’s on the Roads

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are meant for off-road use, but lawmakers are increasingly choosing to allow them on public and private roads, including paved roads. According to the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), 35 states now allow ATVs on some roadways, and since 2004, 22 of the states that allow ATVs on roads have expanded the […]

4th of July the Deadliest Day on the Road

The Fourth of July has been ranked the deadliest day of the year on the road since as far back as 2000, and this year it is expected to be the deadliest Independence Day holiday in seven years. If you can find a way to enjoy your holiday at home, this would be the year to do […]