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2017 Vehicle Recalls

Recap Of Major 2017 Vehicle Recalls Recalls were issued for nearly 53,000,000 vehicles in 2016, making it a record-breaking year, but not in the way many automakers might have hoped. Fortunately for automakers and consumers alike, safety-related auto recalls decreased significantly in 2017, with just 28,146,661 vehicle recalls issued. Problems with airbags continue to drive […]

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How to Unsafe Truckers Off the Road

NTSB Says FMCSA Needs To Do More To Keep Unsafe Truckers Off The Road Large truck and bus accidents pose a significant threat to public safety in the United States. In 2015 alone, large trucks and buses were involved in nearly 480,000 crashes that resulted in thousands of injuries and approximately 3,840 deaths.Safety regulations like […]

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Importance of Motorcycle Safety Training

Motorcycle Safety Training May Help Prevent Accidents When it comes to riding motorcycles, the old adage “better safe than sorry” is particularly apt. Since bikes provide no protection against impact in the event of a collision, it's absolutely imperative that motorcyclists do everything they can to prevent these devastating accidents from happening in the first […]

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Why Front Passenger Crash Tests May Increase Safety

New Crash Test Evaluates Front Passenger Safety Safety is a major consideration among car buyers. In recent years, automakers have taken notice, adding a wide array of features designed to keep drivers safe and sound in the event of an accident. However, while much of the focus has been on improving safety for drivers, far […]

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How a Trucker Cap Stops Drowsy Driving

Ford's High-Tech Trucker Cap Could Prevent Drowsy Driving Truck Crashes Drowsy driving is a leading cause of car and truck accidents in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Commercial truck drivers and others who spend long periods of time on the road are particularly susceptible to participating in this unsafe driving behavior. […]

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Knee Replacement Surgery Recovery

Knee Replacement Surgery Type Determines Recovery Knee replacement surgery is popular among older adults with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory arthritis, gout, and other conditions or injuries that result in permanently-reduced mobility and severe chronic pain. When treatment options such as steroid injections and physical therapy don't deliver the desired results, partial or total knee replacement […]

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Myths About Motorcycle Accidents

Don't Fall For These Common Motorcycle Accident Myths Riding a motorcycle can be extremely dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2015 alone, 4,976 bikers were killed and an additional 88,000 were injured in motorcycle accidents in the United States. The consequences of serious motorcycle accidents can be devastating for everyone […]

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Police Training to Handle Self Driving Crashes

Automaker Waymo Training Police To Handle Accidents Involving Self-Driving Cars Self-driving cars, also known as autonomous vehicles, are the future of transportation in the United States. Developers and proponents of autonomous vehicle technology made significant strides in 2017, with Congress passing bipartisan legislation making it easier for automakers to test their self-driving cars. Alphabet, Inc. […]

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Common Truck Accident Myths

Why You Shouldn't Believe These Myths About Truck Accident Cases There are nearly 500,000 truck accidents each year in the United States, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Many of these accidents result in significant property damage, serious injuries, and death. Individuals fortunate enough to survive a major truck crash may face devastating physical, emotional, and financial […]

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Reducing Oil Worker Deaths

The Ongoing Effort To Reduce Oil Field Accident Fatalities Work in the oil and gas extraction industry may be lucrative, but it can also be extremely hazardous. Approximately 100 workers are killed in oil field accidents each year in the United States, but the oil and gas extraction industry accounts for a shocking 74 percent of the […]

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