Despite strict drug and alcohol policies such as those issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug Policies and Regulations, recent highway fatality statistics suggest that some truck drivers are impaired when they are behind the wheel. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, more than 43 percent of drivers who were killed in […]
How to Stay Out of a Semi-Truck’s Blind Spots?
Whether you are close to home or on a long road trip, you will encounter many trucks. Learning where a truck’s blinds spots are can help you avoid them to stay out of harm’s way. Even when you take every precaution to share the road safely, accidents can still happen. If you or a loved […]
What Are the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents?
Although technological advances in vehicle and traffic safety have improved over the past few decades, car accidents are still a common occurrence, and the majority of those accidents are preventable. While it is true that some accidents are unavoidable, the most common causes of car accidents are related to human error. It is imperative that […]
What Medical Conditions Can Result from Car Accident Burn Injuries?
People who are seriously burned in car accidents often end up spending extensive time in hospitals, with accompanying medical bills, lost time from work, and long-term pain and suffering. Besides having to go through all of that, some end up having life-threatening medical conditions that keep them out of commission for even longer. Some of […]
My Underage Child Committed a Crime: Now What?
Few things can be as frightening as an underage child being accused of committing a crime (also known as juvenile delinquency cases). Parents and caregivers in these situations are faced with confusion, anger, anxiety, fear, and a lot of important questions that need answering. What are the steps you need to take when your child […]