Friday, September 20, 2019

3D Dashboard Technology May Be Next for Car Safety

Bosch is amid development of a 3D dashboard display to make vehicles safer for drivers. Drivers with the dashboard display do not need 3D glasses to interpret the information, due to the passive 3D technology. The automotive supplier claims that this vehicular technology helps drivers better visualize their surroundings, which helps prevent motor vehicle accidents » Read More

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Shocking Safety Statistics

Accidents happen, even to the most safety conscious individuals, but most accidents that result in injury and death can be prevented. Car accidents, opioid overdoses, slip and falls, and drowning accidents claim countless lives each day.  The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that accidents injure one person every second and kill another person every three... Read More

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Helps Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

What if our mobile phones could prevent car accidents? That is the question researchers are tackling as they contemplate novel ways to stop crashes involving pedestrians. Not surprising given their widespread use, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are taking center stage in the race to reduce avoidable collision fatalities. In plenty of accident scenarios » Read More

Ground-Services Vendor at BWI Marshall Airport Cited for Safety Violations

Menzies Aviation is a ground-services vendor that provides passenger, ramp, and cargo handling services for every airline at Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Airport. Recently, the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) agency conducted a safety inspection at the airport to determine whether there were any violations that put employees at risk for workplace accidents and injuries. » Read More

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Trump Administration to Relax Truck Safety Standards

Fatal truck accidents have risen 40 percent in the past decade. In 2017, 4,657 large trucks were involved in fatal crashes, a nine percent increase from the previous year. Nearly every day, a fatigued truck driver falls asleep behind the wheel and a fatal accident occurs. Overall, one-third of fatal truck accidents result from driver » Read More

Understanding Negligence Laws in Maryland

An individual is typically considered negligent if they failed to exercise proper duty of care. Typically, this breach leads to another individual’s injury, illness, or fatality. Common negligent driving behaviors include: Speeding Tailgating Drunk driving Distracted driving Driving under the influence of drugs These actions are considered negligent because the driver is not taking proper... Read More

Monday, September 16, 2019

What Should I Know About Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Maryland?

If a patient is injured, or their health was compromised in any way after being treated by a health care professional, they may want to consider filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. However, pursuing a medical malpractice lawsuit in Maryland is unique compared to other states for several reasons. For example, Maryland is a contributory negligence » Read More