Unless you're a motorcyclist yourself, you may not realize that motorcycle riders are some of the best and safest drivers on the road. This is because they cannot afford to take the same kinds of risks that car drivers can.
When you tour a nursing home, they'll make it sound like an ideal place for your elderly loved one to live. It may be, but you need to watch for signs of neglect to make sure that it's as good as advertised.
With the proliferation of cell phones applications that help drivers navigate traffic zones, it is no surprise that more drivers use their phones for more than just their navigational tools while behind the wheel. After logging into a map application (for example) some drivers will take quick look at Facebook or ESPN.com while they’re driving (especially in bumper-to-bumper traffic).
A fatal semitruck accident happened in Pleasant Grove last Sunday. A 21-year-old driver did not survive the collision and a passenger in his vehicle required hospitalization.
Some people don't think of drunk boating as a real hazard. They think of boats as toys more than vehicles. They may never drink and drive in a car, but they think nothing of spending hours on the water with a case of beer. There's a party-style atmosphere that makes this seem less dire.
When the place you are standing breaks off and falls, injuries are serious, and the number of people injured can be high.
Smartphones, e-cigarettes and a variety of other consumer products that use rechargeable lithium ion batteries are in constant danger of exploding and causing injury to their users. For example, Samsung recalled a number of its Note 7 phablets because consumers were suffering severe burns when the digital devices exploded.
At this time of year, many parents become worried about their teens because of the increased potential for auto accidents. Prom season and the upcoming graduation seasons are prime time for accidents. However, we cannot forget that teens can be injured when operating other motor vehicles, such as all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).
There are a number of reasons why some parents are nervous about having children around dogs. Dog bite injuries are the second most common cause of emergency room visits for kids. A majority of injuries are to hands and arms, while head and neck injuries are also common. Further, children are more susceptible to fatal injuries in dog attacks.
Tailgating is dangerous and causes accidents constantly, but it's also so common that everyone has been tailgated at some point. Millions of drivers do it every single week.