Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Too Many Drivers Pass School Buses Illegally

When approaching a school bus that has stopped and has flashing red lights on, cars traveling in the same direction are prohibited from passing the bus until the flashing lights are turned off. Cars approaching from the opposite direction must also stop, unless there is a physical barrier, such as a median. Unfortunately, too many

Consumers Appreciate Latest Advanced Safety Systems

Consumer Reports recently published its Advanced Auto Safety Systems Survey, which closely examines owner experiences with a range of safety features. Over 57,000 Consumer Reports subscribers participated in the survey, which provided valuable feedback on certain safety technology that came equipped in approximately 66,000 vehicles with model years ranging from 2011 to 2017. The results

Monday, August 14, 2017

Volvo’s Accident Avoidance System

Car manufacturers around the world are continuing to make advances in technology that make cars safer than ever, and Volvo is no exception. For years, Volvo has had some of the highest safety ratings, thanks to the Swedish automaker’s commitment to providing innovative safety features that help drivers avoid potentially dangerous accidents. Recently, Volvo has

Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

No one goes to work expecting to become seriously injured while performing their regular job responsibilities. Yet, workplace injuries happen every day, often resulting in permanent disabilities or even fatalities. Workers’ Compensation benefits cover the costs of medical care, lost wages, disability benefits, and, in many cases, death benefits. Filing a Workers’ Compensation claim in

NIH’s Clinical Center: Patient Safety Concerns

The Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is recognized worldwide as a leader in biomedical research. Thousands of patients come to the Clinical Center each year hoping to benefit from the kind of life-saving medical breakthroughs that have made it the flagship hospital of the NIH. Recently, however, a report found

Improvements to Rear Guard Regulations Can Save Lives

Few wrecks are more destructive than truck accidents, simply because of the massive size and weight of the vehicle. While every truck accident has the potential to cause catastrophic damage and life-threatening injuries, rear underride accidents are particularly devastating for the occupants of the vehicle that hit the truck. Many of these crashes can be

Drivers Urged to Use Caution in Work Zones

Due to the warmer temperatures and longer days, construction crews often tend to complete road work during the summer months. Speed limits in work zones are typically 45 miles per hour, yet many drivers fail to obey these posted signs. Unfortunately, this can have devastating consequences when a worker is hit by driver who is