5 Dangerous Types of Truck Accidents

Truck accidents cause significant property damage, severe injuries, and often death.  There are a number of reasons truck accidents are more dangerous than car crashes.  First, because of their size and weight, trucks require more stopping time than cars.  While the average passenger car requires 316 feet to come to a complete stop from a … Continue reading

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The Special Dangers of Head-on Collisions

Two Car Head-on Collisions Head-on collisions are one type of car crash.  The term “head-on collision” refers to crashes where the point of impact is in the front of the car.  For two car head-on collisions, this refers to both cars’ impact point in the front of the vehicle.  Head-on collisions are more likely to … Continue reading

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Drunk Driving Devastates Lives

Drunk Driving Statistics According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a person is killed every 51 minutes due to crashes involving a drunk driver.  Drunk drivers are responsible for about 1/3rd of all traffic related deaths in the United States.  Additionally, around 290,000 people are injured each year in drunk driving crashes. … Continue reading

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Avoid Truck Accidents: Adopt these Trucker Safety Tips

The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) dedicates time and resources to educating truck drivers about how to safely operate their commercial vehicles.  Obviously, avoiding truck accidents is in everyone’s best interests.  Did you know 30 % of all fatal accidents in work zones involve at least one large truck? … Continue reading

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Recognizing and Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can result in temporary injury, permanent disability, or death.  A TBI can be caused by a jolt, blow, or bump to the head.  It may also be the result of penetrating head injury.  A TBI can be mild, resulting in a short change in mental status.  Alternatively, a TBI may last … Continue reading

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