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 […]

Self-Driving Cars and the Future of Auto Accidents

Self-driving cars are already here. While fully autonomous vehicles that require no human driver or occupant are a few years out, cars with self-driving features are already available. The hope is that fully autonomous vehicles will put an end to traffic fatalities. But accidents are inevitable during the experimental and transitional phase when new technology […]

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By now we all know that distracted driving is possibly the biggest hazard we face on the roads today. What many people aren’t thinking about is the danger they place themselves in with distracted walking. We’ve all seen the zombie pedestrians, eyes glued to their phones as they wander straight into traffic without ever noticing. […]

Top 5 Truck Accident Resources

1. Five Safety Tips for Avoiding Truck Accidents Although collisions with large commercial vehicles typically involve truck driver error and are often ultimately the fault of the trucking company, there are many things that the everyday driver can do to avoid getting into a truck accident. And, some truck accidents happen because regular drivers just […]

When Did St. Patrick’s Day become a Drinking Holiday?

St. Patrick’s Day has been celebrated on March 17th for hundreds of years. A special exception is made allowing Catholics, and other who observe Lent, to indulge and celebrate in honor of the saint. In the early to mid-1900’s pubs in Ireland were closed on St. Patrick’s Day to prevent drinking to excess. That law […]

Poor Visibility and Auto Accidents

Poor visibility can occur under a number of conditions. It is a common factor in inclement weather and often found in combination with treacherous road conditions, making for an extremely dangerous situation. But poor visibility is not always accompanied by hazardous weather, and can be the result of harsh natural or manmade lighting conditions. Although […]

Spring Break? More Like Spring Broke

Most college and high school students look forward to spring break as a high point of the year. A roaring week of freedom and good times to break up the monotony as the school year draws to a close. The counterpoint to a family-centered winter break. But for far too many, spring break ends in […]