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.
If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident (whether you are the pedestrian or the driver), you may have a number of questions about liability and fault. You certainly want to know who would be held legally responsible and who could be sued for damages stemming from the accident, including pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages and other damages.
Roseville parents tend to have very full lives that involve driving their children to school, getting to work and running errands all over town. Spending so much time in a vehicle, however, comes with very real risks. Parents and their children could be involved in motor vehicle accidents at any time.
You've probably heard that more people are killed and injured in car accidents during the summer. The data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) paints July and August as two of the more dangerous months of the year. But have you ever wondered why?
No one expects to be involved in a collision when they are traveling, least of all when they're on a bus. That is what happened in this case, though, when a driver collided into a barrier on the highway.