Large Trucks and Blind Spots

Large trucks, big rigs, commercial trucks – no matter the name, they are massive vehicles. In fact, large trucks weigh in somewhere between 20,000 and 80,000 pounds, depending on the amount of cargo they’re hauling. Commercial trucks pose a variety of risks to the passenger vehicles around them on roads and highways. In addition to…

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Wrong-Way Accidents and How to Avoid Them

The most important rule on the road is to follow traffic laws and drive in a safe and responsible manner. However, even if you take every precaution behind the wheel, it’s nearly impossible to protect yourself from careless, negligent, or impaired motorists. Wrong-way drivers can be especially dangerous to other people on the road, often…

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New Technology Leads to Breakthroughs in Spinal Cord Injuries and Paralysis

Researchers and scientists work hard every day to make life changing advances in the medical field. Through these advances, people become stronger, healthier, and better adapted to take on life’s challenges. Science makes the impossible possible. We once thought that those who suffered injuries to their spine that caused them to become paraplegic would never…

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What Should I Know About Head-On Collisions?

Head-on collisions are the most dangerous car accidents, often leading to severe and catastrophic injuries. In many cases, the impact of the crash is severe enough to cause a fatal injury. For those who survive these accidents, the repercussions can last a lifetime. Head-on collisions are a type of car accident when two vehicles heading in opposite…

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Should We Hire Teens to Drive 18-Wheelers?

With the shortage of truck drivers, the United States is looking for ways to increase the truck driver population. One of the latest proposals to help the shortage is to hire teens to drive commercial trucks. While this may seem like a viable solution, there are several worrying aspects. Driving an 18-wheeler is a challenge…

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What Are the Dangers of Intersections?

Intersections require attention and cooperation between the drivers to keep them safe. Many accidents happen at intersections because someone was intentionally breaking the law or not paying attention. They’re also a common place for car accidents. In 2019, there were at least 10,180 traffic fatalities involving intersections. A complex meeting of cars, cyclists, trucks, and…

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