Thursday, June 21, 2018

Pulse Technology Can Save Lives  

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 90 percent of rear-end collisions can be avoided if the driver has ample warning. Even one extra second can be the difference between a close call and a serious accident. Pulse is a rear-end collision avoidance technology that causes the third brake light to rapidly

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Complications with Popular Birth Control Device

A Baltimore woman was forced to have a full hysterectomy and had her toes amputated after her intrauterine device (IUD) shifted and broke into pieces inside her body, causing serious complications. The device was inserted shortly after giving birth to her daughter and did not give her any problems until nearly three years later when

Mental Health Issues in Teens and Crashes  

According to research, approximately two million teens suffer from Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in this country and up to four percent of nine to 17-year-olds suffer from conduct disorder. These are just two examples of mental disorders that can cause teen drivers to engage in risky driving behaviors. A recent study published in... Read More

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Life-Saving Work Zone Safety Tips

In addition to family vacations, barbeques, and pool parties, summer is roadwork season. From busy interstate highways to local roads and residential streets, a wide range of construction projects are completed this time of year because of the mild temperatures. However, the increased number of work zones combined with heavier summer traffic can lead to

Monday, June 18, 2018

Age Requirement Commercial Truck Drivers

There has been an ongoing debate in the trucking industry about whether the minimum age for commercial drivers should be lowered. Those who support the lower age requirement say that it will provide job opportunities, address the driver shortage problem, and keep the economy going. However, those who oppose the lower age requirement say that

Preventing Accidents from Becoming Fatal

Some of the most common types of car accidents include minor fender benders and rear-end collisions. Motorists involved in these accidents tend to walk away from the incident with minimal injuries. However, in some cases, a minor accident can turn fatal if the vehicles involved in the accident do not move a safe distance from... Read More

Friday, June 15, 2018

Bus Collision with Tractor-Trailer in Hagerstown Injures 30 Passengers

A bus collision with a tractor-trailer occurred in Hagerstown, Maryland that injured 30 passengers. On Friday morning, just after 5 am, the bus accident took place on Interstate 70 when the bus carrying nearly 50 passengers rear-ended the tractor-trailer. The passengers sustained various personal injuries, and the bus driver needed to be cut out of... Read More