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US Department of Transportation Wants Speed-Limiting Devices on All New Big Rigs

September 22, 2016

It’s common knowledge that fatigued driving plays a major role in the incident rate of accidents involving tractor trailers. But far more often, speed is a primary factor. That’s...


Auto Accidents Top Causes of Spinal Cord Injury

September 22, 2016

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, some 282,000 people in the US live with the enduring effects of a spinal cord injury. To help spread awareness of the risks and...


Off-Roading Injury Statistics You Need to Know

September 9, 2016

Each year across the United States, adventurers and adrenaline junkies purchase some 230,000 all-terrain vehicles, also known as ATVs or off-roading vehicles. Speeding across rough terrain,...


Fire Hazard Prompts Recall of Popular Polaris Off-Road Vehicles

September 1, 2016

Each year, Americans purchase upward of 230,000 all-terrain or off-road vehicles. Off-roading is an incredibly popular activity, including here in the North Florida, South Georgia region. But two...


Nearly 8 Million Drivers Admit to Extreme Road Rage, AAA Study Shows

August 28, 2016

The daily stress of hectic schedules can be maddening, especially when time is tight and traffic is heavy – and in far too many cases, that stress can prove devastating or even deadly....


Fatal Child Drownings Drop 11 Percent Nationwide Since 2010

August 28, 2016

Good news from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission – A recently released report shows that the number of fatal child drownings in swimming pools has dropped 11 percent nationwide...


McDonald?s STEP-iT Wristbands, Tommee Tippee Bottle & Food Warmers Recalled

August 28, 2016

Officials with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission recently announced two recalls of particular interest to parents of infants and young children. The largest recall affects some 29...


New Test Data Shows Some Takata Air Bag Inflators Pose Higher Risk

August 3, 2016

Thus far, at least 13 deaths and more than 100 injuries have been definitively linked to Takata-made airbags with defective inflators that can cause the airbags to rupture in even minor...


Three Major Food Recalls This Month

July 22, 2016

Whether you’re firing up the grill for a summer cookout or whipping up dinner in the kitchen, there are three major food recalls issued just this month that you’ll want to take...


Boater Safety Legislation Prompted by Case of Boys Missing at Sea Now in Effect

July 22, 2016

A year ago, all the world was focused on the heartbreaking disappearance of two South Florida teens who had spent the day boating in Jupiter Inlet. Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14, were...