Monthly Archives: May 2010

Safe bicycle riding begins with YOU

Make sure your vehicle is roadworthy. Do the 5BBC 2-minute bike check. Make sure your CPSC or Snell-approved helmet is on top of your head with straps fastened and tight (1 finger-breadth maximum) beneath your chin. Straddle your front wheel … Continue reading

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Preventative Measures to Reduce Injury Risk in Child Car Accidents

There are preventative measures you can take to reduce the risks of your child being hurt. As a general rule, children should use their convertible child safety seats until their ears reach the top of the back of the safety … Continue reading

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Rear End Impact Accidents – What You Need To Know

Did you know that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) does not perform rear impact crash ratings? Apparently, NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program has a limited budget and must concentrate its ratings on front and side impact crashes. NHTSA … Continue reading

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Side Impact Accidents – What You Need To Know

Side-impact collisions are one of the greatest dangers on the road. They are one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States, killing an estimated 10,000 people each year. With the increased number of SUVs and … Continue reading

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Traffic Violations Against Taxi Drivers Up

New York City’s 12,779 yellow medallion taxicabs comprise a $1.8 billion industry serving about 240 million passengers a year. Taxis are a vital part of New York City’s transportation network, transporting 25% of all fare-paying bus, subway, taxi and for … Continue reading

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16 Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Over 500,000 truck accidents occur each year in the United States. Of these, over 5,000 result in death. Most of these deaths and injuries involve the driver or passengers of vehicles. Rarely does the truck driver suffer any injuries. Truck … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Accident Common Injuries

Compared with car drivers, motorcyclists are more susceptible to serious injuries caused by other drivers, defective roadway design, harsh weather conditions and product defects. Unfortunately, there are other causes too, such as losing control, bad driver behavior and motorists who … Continue reading

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