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The Top 5 "Safest" Cars On The Road

Standards that simply measure auto passenger safety based on crash tests have been determined to be ineffective. The U.S government and several private auto safety-rating agencies have moved beyond crash tests as a means of determining the safety of vehicles. These are some of the safest cars on the road today.

Answers to some common wrongful death questions, Part 1

Accidents are an everyday occurrence. The modern world has done a terrific job of making the world safer however many people are still killed daily. These fatalities are often the subject of litigation, known as wrongful death suits. Wrongful death suits operate differently from traditional personal injury suits because the nominal plaintiff in the suit is deceased. This post will go over some common questions people have regarding wrongful death suits.

Common causes for trucking accidents, Part 1

Ironically, passenger vehicles are responsible for the majority of trucking accidents. Passenger car drivers fail to consider the awesome power and size of big rigs and that that size limits its visibility, braking, and acceleration. It is ironic because passenger vehicles suffer the most from accidents with big rig commercial trucks. This post will go over some of the causes of commercial trucking accidents.

Car Safety Technology

Driving a car is dangerous business. Accidents can happen in a split second if you are not paying attention or you do not have all of your wits about you. That's why manufacturers are always working tirelessly to push the boundaries of what is thought to be possible in the world of car safety technology. In recent years we've seen such innovations as automated driving assistance and back up cameras which are there to make our driving better and our roads safer. Check out these new technologies created to make your car safer.

Back to School Driving Tips

Stress can greatly influence the level of awareness people have when driving. Back-to-school driving can be stressful because there are a higher amount of people on the road than usual, there are a lot of unknowns, such as exactly where to drop off students or unfamiliar roads, and it takes longer to get to school during the first week or two. Consider these back-to-school driving tips to help avoid disaster.

What Really Is Distracted Driving?

What Constitutes Distracted Driving?

You've probably heard the term quite a bit in the recent years, especially with the advent of smartphone technology and other mobile data platforms. These tools, while vital to modern existence, come at a steep price when it comes to focus. Driving is one of the main areas where focus is crucial, and anything that takes even a small portion of that focus is going to potentially cause massive problems. Distracted driving is a big problem in the modern world, but how do you define 'distracted driving'? A few key examples are outlined below, and you'll notice they aren't all related to smartphones.

Medical Malpractice By The Numbers

Research done by Johns Hopkins Medicine states that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. More and more Americans are dying from medical mistakes on a yearly basis. John Hopkins research further states that over 250,000 Americans die from medical errors each year. The ranking falls behind heart disease and cancer.

10 Signs That Your Love One Might Be Being Abused In Their Nursing Home

Nursing homes and other care facilities can do a good job of hiding elder abuse. Elders belong to a disadvantaged group who are easily taken advantage of. Elder abuse comes in many forms: physical, emotional, sexual, financial and more. It may surprise you to know that neglect is also a form of abuse, and it happens far more often than people expect. Consider these signs so that you know what to look out for.

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