The most common injuries suffered by motorcyclists

Riding a motorcycle is one of the most fun activities anyone can engage in, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. It’s for this reason that motorcyclists tend to be some of the safest drivers on the road: They want to continue to enjoy their bike for many years to come. Nevertheless, no matter… read more

Teen injured in police chase in Sacramento

A horrible situation involving a Sacramento police officer has caught media attention after a teen was hurt. The teen was fleeing from officers when he was struck. The incident started when the teen was riding a bike without using a light. It was night, so the officer stopped the 16-year-old male. It is against the… read more

The painful recovery from a broken sternum

After a car accident, it may take you a minute to realize how badly you are hurt. The noise and confusion may keep you from noticing your injuries right away. But soon, you may feel pain in your chest and have trouble breathing. You might be afraid you are having a heart attack. Those symptoms… read more

Recalled drug alert: Do you take levothyroxine and liothyronine?

Levothyroxine and liothyronine are drugs that countless Americans depend on for their health and well-being. Doctors use these medications to treat hypothyroidism, a condition that develops when a patient’s thyroid no longer functions to produce the right amount of thyroid hormone. Levothyroxine and liothyronine (also called LT4 and LT3) offer synthetic thyroid hormone support to… read more

Man faces charges for death of passenger in truck crash

It is hard to imagine why anyone would get behind the wheel when intoxicated. People know from the time they begin driving that it’s illegal and could lead to serious injuries or deaths. Despite that, people still do it every day. In some instances, that mistake leads to deaths and lasting repercussions. Take, for example,… read more

Would you risk using an autonomous vehicle?

The “idea” of fully autonomous vehicles is very popular right now. Consumers are being bombarded with articles about the latest driverless vehicles and autonomous delivery trucks to hit the roads for testing. However, the “reality” of a fully autonomous car has yet to be realized. In fact, this nascent technology will not be safe for… read more

How do we make the roads safe for walkers?

If you like to walk, you’ve probably had a few narrow escapes that made you jump out of the way of a passing car or truck. You might even hear your friends say it is getting too dangerous to walk in California. Your friends have a point. The number of people injured in motor vehicle… read more

What’s a secondary brain injury?

One thing victims of motorcycle accidents already know is that there is a risk of brain injury if they hit their heads. With these injuries come many symptoms and side effects. That’s not the only problem, though. After the initial brain injury, there is a potential for secondary brain injury. These injuries are a result… read more

New vehicle safety features that could save your life

The automotive industry is always rolling out new safety features to prevent accidents and injuries on the road. For this reason, many automotive safety experts argue that it’s in the best interest of all motorists to drive the newest car possible. Newer vehicles are more likely to include the latest life-saving safety technology. If you’re… read more

Separating motorcycle myth from reality

Maybe you have been riding for years. Or maybe you recently discovered the thrill. You have heard stories of accidents and narrow escapes — and probably received advice about how to stay safe on the road. Some so-called words of wisdom have been shared from rider to rider over the years. But are they true?… read more