A $50 chainsaw sold by Harbor Freight Tools in stores throughout the United States has been recalled because, in some cases, the chainsaws won't turn off. These defective chainsaws have caused individuals to get seriously hurt. Now, Harbor Freight has asked customers who purchased the chainsaws to bring them into their local stores for a replacement immediately before they get hurt.
Have you ever seen the "Slip-n-Slide" game that kids play in the yard? Roll out that slick yellow plastic, spray it down with water, kids will slip and slide to their heart's content. This is not unlike the way road conditions can be during the spring months. As the April showers come to meet thawing snow, the roads can become a Slip-n-Slide festival where -- instead of children -- the cars are zipping here and there in unpredictable ways.
When it comes to the safety of their children, many American parents may seem overprotective or too concerned about safety, there are certain things that parents can't be too careful with -- like car safety.
If you ride a motorcycle, there's a chance that you'll get into a motorcycle crash. Every time you head out, you have to be cautious of other drivers. They don't always see you, which means you have to see them coming first.
Have you ever forgotten your asthma inhaler at home and felt fearful that symptoms would crop up while you drove back home to pick it up? Have you ever been hit with potentially deadly symptoms and been saved by your inhaler? Asthma medicine saves lives and prevents trips to the hospital every day, but that doesn't mean the devices we use to administer the medicine always work properly.
You were riding your motorcycle when a teen driver came out of nowhere. You suspect the teen wasn't paying attention, because he wasn't even looking in your direction when you were hit.
Spinal cord injuries vary in severity, with some being minor enough to return to work or your normal activities in a few weeks, whereas others last a lifetime. With two major kinds, complete and incomplete, it's easier to understand just how severe your injuries are.
When your child suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a car crash, you hoped that he would get back to his normal self quickly. Unfortunately, while there has been improvement, there's still a long way to go.
When someone tries to do a good deed, there's no worse thing that could happen than for the individual to get hurt. Take, for example, this case in which a woman, who was helping a stalled driver, suffered serious, life-threatening injuries.
Whether you're driving long-distance to visit family friends this winter, or simply driving for business, you should keep your eyes on the very real dangers that winter driving entails. Indeed, different parts of the United States are more dangerous than others, so it's important to be prepared -- and well-armed -- with a few long-distance winter driving safety tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday season.