Insurance Companies Argue That Distracted Driving is a Leading Cause in the Increase of Traffic Fatalities in 2015 and 2016

Unfortunately, far too many people are engaging in the dangerous behavior of not paying attention behind the wheel. Playing with smartphone applications like YouTube, email, Facebook or Pokémon Go while you’re sitting in rush hour traffic or travelling at high speeds is unfortunately all too common.   Auto insurance officials are arguing that distracted driving… Read More »

Don’t Pokémon and Go

PokémonGo has been instrumental for helping the Nintendo company garner more than $7.5 billion in revenue in less than 2 days after the game’s release, but it also presents an important opportunity to talk about the dangers of distracted driving. Plenty of news reports have detailed that individuals playing Pokémon Go have run into obstacles,… Read More »

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 »

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 »