Railway Company’s Negligence Cause Major Pollution in Montana

Residents of Livingston, Montana, have witnessed first-hand the damage dealt by the treacherously negligent attitude of Northern Pacific Railway. One resident, named Bill Philips, put it this way in a recent Huffington Post report on the toxic effects of the railway company: “Rip, rape and run,” he said. And perhaps it’s always been that way […]

NTSB Most Wanted List – Safety Improvements for 2016

The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) 2016 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements targets impairment of all types, including distractions, fatigue, and health conditions. There is also an emphasis on technology and its role in both causing and preventing accidents. The NTSB does not have the power to require these changes, but says that […]

Top 5 Most Dangerous Accidents of 2015

2015 was a dangerous year for many around the world. We’ve rounded up the most dangerous accidents of 2015 to highlight some of the situations you may want to avoid in the future. Mecca Hajj Stampede On September 24, 2015, more than 2,200 pilgrims were killed in a stampede during the Hajj in Mina, Mecca, […]

Utah Train Accident Highlights Railroad Track Dangers

Five-Year-Old Killed in Utah Train Accident Highlights Importance of Teaching Kids about the Railroad Track Dangers On November 9, five-year-old Emanuel Romero Rivera was struck by a train in Spanish Fork, Utah. He died from his injuries. He was playing on the track with his sister and cousin when the train came around the bend. […]

Brain Injury: What is a Diffuse Axonal Injury?

Diffuse axonal injury DAI is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that can occur without a blow to the head. It is the most common type of severe TBI, and it can be very difficult to detect with standard medical imaging. DAI is the result of the brain moving violently inside the skull, in […]

Brain Injury: Returning Headaches A Serious Signal

Traumatic brain injury is a serious public health problem but knowing a few facts can help protect yourself and your family. Possibly the most important thing that you need to know is that symptoms of a life-threatening brain injury can be delayed. The symptoms may not show up for hours or days after injury, then […]

Railroad Safety Campaign

Last year, when the statistics came in for 2012, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) was celebrating and calling it the safest year in the rail industry’s history. And then, in 2013, there was a spike in railroad deaths. In response to the increase in deaths Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI), has partnered with the AAR, […]