By the Numbers: What Are the Statistics Behind Most Pedestrian Accidents?

Research from the National Highway Safety Administration outlines some of the primary causes and factors associated with the majority of pedestrian accidents. Pedestrian accidents include any situation in which a person is running, hiking, jogging, walking, or lying down when he or she is involved in a motor vehicle crash. According to statistics analyzed by… Read More »

How New Technology Can Help Hospitals and First Responders Evaluate Victim Needs after a Car Accident

New computer algorithms are developed for multiple purposes everyday, but a recent creation involves helping ambulance responders and personnel as well as hospital staff direct crash victims to the closest and most appropriate area for critical care. Behind the Scenes of the Research This new development comes from a team of clinicians and biomechanical specialists… Read More »

What You Should Know About Falls on Construction Sites

While there are many different hazards associated with working on a construction site, many of these can be significantly mitigated by following safety protocol and ensuring that everyone is onboard with various safety rules and regulations. Unfortunately, one of the most common causes of serious construction accidents and fatalities is falling on a construction site…. Read More »

Most Common Injuries Linked to Pedestrian Accidents

In the immediate aftermath of a pedestrian accident, your body may go into shock or experience the influence of adrenaline, making it difficult to identify the severity of your injuries. Since some of the most serious injuries associated with pedestrian accidents can be those that are difficult to diagnose, a doctor’s input during this critical… Read More »

Key Tips for Avoiding Bicycle Collisions

Although cycling has become an increasingly popular activity, not just for getting to work but also for leisure, unfortunately cyclists are some of the individuals most likely to be seriously injured in a car accident. There are several ways to avoid collisions with vehicles and several of these tips are listed below. Wave. If you… Read More »

Safety Tips to Follow Around a Construction Site

Despite plenty of safety gear and guidelines, construction sites can be a very dangerous location for employees. Small missteps in terms of safety can have catastrophic consequences, especially if an employee is seriously injured. What follows are several safety tips to help prevent accidents. Never carry tools by their hoses or cords Keep hoses and… Read More »

How to Make a Right Turn

San Francisco has long had a major concern about bike safety. In its efforts to cut down on the number of bicycle/auto accidents, the City has expanded the introduction of bike lanes, and in late 2015 closed the city’s major artery, Market Street, to all but bicycle, bus and taxi traffic. Final results of the… Read More »