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Defensive Driving

Defensive driving can be a way to reduce your risk of car accident. In addition, many insurance companies offer a discount to drivers who go a certain number of year’s accident free or complete a defensive driving safety course. Defensive driving skills can also be helpful to new drivers who are learning how to avoid […]

New driver safety tips

It takes a lot of practice to learn to drive well; in truth, drivers are continuing to learn even after they receive their license. It is always important to follow common sense and official rules of the road but especially so for new drivers. Making turns, inclement weather, passing, merging, parking and driving in crowded […]

Emergency car kit

If you get stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire or get into car accident, being prepared with an emergency car kit can make a big difference in getting rolling again safely. Every vehicle should be prepared with some essential items including a spare tire, jack, a lug nut wrench or […]

flat tire

A tire blowout by a severely damaged flat tire is one of the top causes of car accidents, particularly on the freeway where people are driving at high speeds. The main danger with a flat tire is that it loses all air pressure and causes a driver to lose control. A car accident lawyer can […]

bicycle accident

The warm weather has arrived in many parts of the country and that means more bicyclists out on the road. In general, bicycle riding is up- According to the U.S. Census Bureau, from 2000 to 2012, the number of Americans traveling to work by bicycle increased from 488,000 to about 786,000. With more bicyclists out […]

stroke

United States Stroke Statistics Approximately 795,000 Americans each year suffer a stroke; about 600,000 of these are first time incidents and 185,000 are recurrent attacks. Stroke kills more than 140,000 Americans each year; it is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in […]

mini stroke

A mini stroke, or transient ischemic attack (TIA) happens to thousands of Americans every year and research is indicating that it can be a warning sign that a serious stroke is on the way. Up to 20 percent of people who have a mini stroke will go on to have a major stroke in the […]

signs of stroke

A stroke can happen without warning and sometimes without the victim knowing they had a stroke. While some strokes are debilitating and others have few lasting signs, it can be an advantage to know the symptoms in order to seek the help needed. If you or a loved one was injured by a stroke that […]

motorcycle safety

For motorcyclists, the biggest danger on the road is drivers of cars and trucks. Thousands of motorcycle accidents happen every year; 4,957 motorcyclists were killed in 2012 – a 7 percent increase from 2011. Many motorcycle accidents could be avoided if drivers knew how to look out for motorcyclists and drive with them harmoniously. Top […]

traumatic brain injury

Traumatic brain injury sounds scary, and it can be depending on the level of its severity. It is important to note that some people experience signs or symptoms right after a traumatic event, while in other cases, symptoms don’t appear until days or weeks later. The Mayo Clinic has put together a list of physical, […]