Hotel Accidents and Injuries

Hotels are a welcome relief after a hard day of traveling. They offer a place to relax when you are far from home. Safety is not likely going to make the top of your list of priorities when you book yourself into a hotel. However, accidents and injuries do happen at hotels. Many of these […]

Why Car Accidents Happen

It is easy to forget that a car is a hefty chunk of metal, even as it’s flying down roadways at high speeds. Forgetting this fundamental fact can be disastrous. All it takes are a few seconds of distraction, whether you’re futzing with the radio, trying to settle down your children, reading an article, applying […]

Driving in the Rain

There is a lot of advice available online about filing auto insurance claims and maximizing compensation. That advice is useful and important. But it’s always best to start at the beginning, before the accident occurs. Preventing collisions is the most surefire way to keep costs down. To that end, there are a number of safety […]

It’s Imperative to Keep Your Feet Off the Dashboard

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), between 1990 and 2008, 290 people died due to an ejected airbag. Many of the victims were passengers and 80 percent of those who died were not wearing their seat belt. The kicker is that many of these collisions occurred at low speeds. Of course, the […]

Rental Car Accidents Explained

Accidents involving rental cars are more complicated than other auto accidents. Although many aspects of your case will be the same, there are some variables when it comes to liability and insurance coverage. The laws of the state where the accident occurred will apply to your accident, even if you live in another state. You […]

Safety Precautions in Rio this Summer

If you have been following the coverage leading up to the athletic events in Rio this summer, you may be wondering if the real competition is which host city can provide the most deplorable conditions. Problems with water, and more, plaguing the athletes’ housing in Sochi made headlines in 2014, but Rio takes the cake. […]

Top Injuries that Happen During Summer Vacations

Make your summer fun last by avoiding these common summer vacation injuries. Food Poisoning Whether you’re trying new foods in exotic locations, or packing your own for a road trip or camping, don’t get so caught up in relaxing and having fun that you ruin your good times with food poisoning. When visiting strange places, […]

Cruise Ship Risks

When you think of the risk of drowning on a cruise ship, you probably envision being thrown overboard on rough seas, the ship sinking, or some other dramatic scene involving the ocean, its vastness, and the power of Mother Nature. You picture the kind of nightmarish event they make movies about. What you may not […]

Bicycle Safety Tips to Avoid Accidents

Spring is in the air, and with it the urge to enjoy the great outdoors. For many, this means cycling. But did you know that, on average, two people are killed each day in the United States in bicycle/motor vehicle crashes? Many serious injuries also occur. It makes sense then to understand the rules of […]