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Fall Back Safely, and Avoid Accidents Due to the Time Change

2018-11-13T20:26:50+00:00By |Uncategorized|

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. Daylight savings time came to an end, bringing with it an extra hour of sleep. While many anticipate that the extra hour of sleep will leave them feeling more rested, it is important to remember that any change to the clock will impact your circadian rhythm which can make you tired, or at [...]

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Unintentional Injury Remains Leading Cause of Death in U.S. for Americans Under 44

2018-11-05T16:25:13+00:00By |Uncategorized|

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death among Americans under 44 years of age. According to CNN, motor vehicle accidents and unintentional poisonings are the leading cause of death. These figures don’t account for the many more people who are personally injured and who survive with life-altering injuries as a result of [...]

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What to Do If an Animal Runs in Front of Your Car

2018-10-30T14:47:03+00:00By |Uncategorized|

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. According to AAA, animal crashes were responsible for 2,080 fatalities between 2001 and 2011. Animal collisions peak in November, when deer are mating and when hunters are more active. What can you do if you see an animal suddenly on the roadway this fall? If you see a deer or other animal on [...]

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Scooter Safety and Regulation

2018-10-22T14:56:52+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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Accident Highlights Dangers of Stretch Limos

2018-10-12T19:18:51+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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High School Football Player Dies from Brain Injuries

2018-10-08T15:46:43+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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Digital Speedometers May Be Tracking You

2018-10-08T14:28:55+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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The Longest You Can Take Your Eyes off the Road

2018-10-08T14:26:22+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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

2018-10-01T15:43:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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5 of the Riskiest Distracted Driving Behaviors

2018-09-18T20:39:53+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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