Opioid Crashes Jump in U.S.

The opioid prescription epidemic has gotten a great deal of attention in news headlines and in legislative assemblies. However, research now indicates that it is still a serious problem particularly as it relates to the roads. Columbia University recently conducted a study in which they analyzed more than 20 years of traffic fatalities in Rhode… Read More »

What You Should Know About Car Seat Misuse

According to numerous research studies produced by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, parents fail to install or use car seats properly more than 59% of the time. Forward facing car seats are the most likely to be misused at 61% but those… Read More »

Were You Hurt on the Deadliest Day of the Year?

Accidents can happen at any time, whether it’s a slip and fall, a defective product, or an airplane crash. However, the most common types of personal injury accidents often involve vehicles like cars, motorcycles, trucks, and busses. Being hurt in an accident like this has the potential to change your life forever. Knowing when to… Read More »

New Study Looks at Heart Monitoring in Vehicles

Research out of the University of Michigan indicates that your car may be able to predict a potential cardiac event. Unfortunately, medical emergencies caused too many vehicle crashes and without any way to understand that an incident is about to happen, a crash to could to a multi car pileup. Michigan Medicine researchers worked directly… Read More »

Younger ADHD Drivers 36% More Likely to Have a Vehicle Crash

In the past on this blog the general dangers of ADHD drivers has already been discussed, but new research shows it’s a dangerous condition for younger drivers in particular. Younger drivers already face higher risks of accidents due to their lack of experience and greater propensity for distracted behavior. A new study published in JAMA… Read More »