Scooter Safety and Regulation

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. Major cities like San Francisco have been the site of many new innovations. The rise of electric scooters in San Francisco has left some wondering whether the new technology is a benefit or a bane. Regardless of what you think about electric scooters, they are coming to a city near you. According to [...]

2018-10-22T14:56:52+00:00By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on Scooter Safety and Regulation

Accident Highlights Dangers of Stretch Limos

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. Last week, a horrific limo crash in upstate New York left 20 people dead. According to the New York Times, the limousine had been traveling downhill, when it reached a T-intersection known to be particularly dangerous. Instead of stopping, the limo barreled through the intersection, hitting a parked car, colliding and killing two [...]

2018-10-12T19:18:51+00:00By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on Accident Highlights Dangers of Stretch Limos

High School Football Player Dies from Brain Injuries

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. A high school football player has died from brain injuries, highlighting the real brain injury risk that football presents. According to the New York Post, the brain injury was sustained when the teen collided with another player. He continued to play, but then felt his arm and leg go numb. He collapsed shortly [...]

2018-10-08T15:46:43+00:00By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on High School Football Player Dies from Brain Injuries

Digital Speedometers May Be Tracking You

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. According to QZ, those digital signs that tell you how fast you are going on the road, may someday be able to read your license plate. The Drug Enforcement Administration, in order to increase its national surveillance of criminal activity and drug trafficking, is purchasing speed monitors that can also read a car’s [...]

2018-10-08T14:28:55+00:00By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on Digital Speedometers May Be Tracking You

The Longest You Can Take Your Eyes off the Road

PIITSBURGH, Pennsylvania. According to the New York Times, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notes that drivers should never take their eyes off the road for more than two seconds. According to researchers, the chances of a crash double when drivers take their eyes off the road for more than this brief period. Federal guidelines [...]

2018-10-08T14:26:22+00:00By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Longest You Can Take Your Eyes off the Road

Researchers Who Study Post-Traumatic Stress Also Study Post-Traumatic Growth

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. If you’ve been in a car accident, you’ve likely heard quite a bit about your risk for post-traumatic stress disorder. The condition has been more closely studied in recent years, thanks to a greater focus on how to help veterans returning from war. But PTSD can be experienced by a range of individuals—including [...]

2018-10-01T15:43:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on Researchers Who Study Post-Traumatic Stress Also Study Post-Traumatic Growth

5 of the Riskiest Distracted Driving Behaviors

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. We all know that distracted driving is dangerous. Whether it’s texting and driving or trying to put on makeup at a red light, these behaviors take your attention away from the wheel and increase your risk of a car crash. What are the riskiest kinds of distracted driving and what can you do [...]

2018-09-18T20:39:53+00:00By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 of the Riskiest Distracted Driving Behaviors

Teens’ Driving May Be Most Dangerous When Other Teens are in the Car

PIITSBURGH, Pennsylvania. According to Scientific American, the newest studies of adolescent risk-taking may someday be used to inform the laws that are designed to keep teen drivers safe. It is generally considered common knowledge that teens take risks. It is also known that these risks can lead to injuries and death among teens or among [...]

2018-08-31T15:21:30+00:00By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on Teens’ Driving May Be Most Dangerous When Other Teens are in the Car

Duck Boat Company May Have Been Aware of Design Issues

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. A duck boat recently capsized in Missouri, killing 17 people. The New York Times reports that the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the accident. Duck boats are amphibious vehicles that can travel by both land and water. Reports indicated that when the boat entered the water, the lake was calm. Yet, a [...]

2018-07-27T20:30:02+00:00By |Uncategorized|Comments Off on Duck Boat Company May Have Been Aware of Design Issues

Pin It on Pinterest