Mental distractions are still distractions

Distracted driving can take many different forms. The cliche is texting and driving, but it’s not the only type of distraction. It’s also distracting to talk to your children or try to eat your lunch while you drive to work. That said, people often think about physical distractions or visual distractions. They think about taking […]

New car lifts its own suspension in case of side impacts

A very interesting new safety feature has recently been developed by Mercedes. It’s going to be added to the S-Class, one of the higher levels of luxury cars. Essentially, the feature revolves around sensors that can detect if a side impact is about to occur. If it is, the car can automatically adjust the suspension on […]

Helping your teen driver stay safe during the winter

If your child is turning 16 years of age in the upcoming months, you may be somewhat relieved that they’re getting their behind-the-wheel driver’s ed during the brutal New York winter. Of course, teen driver training and safety are also the responsibility of parents. No matter how good their driver’s ed teacher is and how […]

3 times a business may be liable for your injuries during a visit

Businesses have to ensure that their facilities are safe before opening their doors to the public. Otherwise, they risk liability if someone gets hurt while visiting. Whether you needed to drop some paperwork off with your accountant to start preparing for your annual tax return or you just needed some cat litter from the pet […]

3 hidden injuries to watch out for after a motor vehicle accident

Moments following a car accident can be frightening at best. Depending on the severity of the impact, injuries like cuts and broken bones can easily manifest. However, other injuries may take time to manifest. This underpins the importance of seeking medical attention immediately after a car accident. Most often after the accident, your body may […]

When your neck hurts after a wreck, that’s a sign of injury

Many injuries are possible when you’re involved in a car wreck – and your neck is especially vulnerable. When your vehicle is struck, your head may be flung around or whipped back and forth very abruptly, which can lead to several different injuries. In the worst case, the cervical spinal cord is damaged, which can […]

Would it help to move the driving age to 18?

The current age at which a teenager can begin driving on their own is 16. Most teens take driver’s training before this and practice with their parents when they’re 15, but they can get a license at 16. The problem is that 16 and 17-year-old drivers have incredibly high crash rates. They’re the highest overall […]

How much is your New York personal injury case worth?

Following a personal injury, you may suffer injuries for which you may be due for compensation. The damages depend on the harm you suffered from the injuries, and they may be either economic or non-economic. Economic injuries involve the monetary expenses you incurred due to the personal injury, including the cost of medication, lost present […]

Distracted driving involves so much more than just texting

Most drivers will readily acknowledge that having a phone in their hands is dangerous. Even those who think that they can personally text while driving without causing a crash still often believe it is dangerous for other people to do so. Digital distractions are absolutely a safety concern for everyone on the modern roads. However, […]

Are larger dogs actually more dangerous?

People often worry about larger dogs more than smaller breeds. These dogs look much more like the wolves they’re descended from, and it can be frightening. But are they actually more dangerous? If you’re worried about getting bitten, is your fear in the right place? The role of size and strength First off, many animal […]