This summer, as vacationers traveled to their favorite destinations, Allstate released their fifteenth annual America’s Best Drivers Report. The annual study looks at 200 metropolitan areas and ranks them based on the number of property damage claims between January 2016 and December 2017.
“Part of a healthy breakfast” has been a well-known tagline that ended cereal commercials for decades. Yet, in today’s modern world, when it comes to growing the grains that promote these good eating habits, the use of products such as Monsanto's Roundup undermines any nutritional value to a toxic level.
Decades have passed since drunk driving stops usually resulted in the police officer following the impaired driver home to “sleep it off.” Yet, as accidents causing injury and death grew and received more media attention, awareness of the deadly dangers of impaired operation increased as well. State lawmakers found themselves forced to revisit existing statutes to deter future acts of driving a vehicle while under the influence.
E-scooters are making their way across America. Unfortunately, they are leaving numerous riders injured along the way.
It is a problem that is hiding in plain sight.
As an oil crisis gripped the United States in the early seventies, leaders in the nation’s capital were looking for answers to a growing energy problem. Proposed solutions included a ban on ornamental lighting on cars and Sunday gas sales. Discussions began to hone in on lowering the national speed limit. Initial talks focused on the 40 to 55 miles per hour range.
Desiccants are a common presence in many products, yet are rarely seen and often thrown away upon discovery. The substance induces dryness in any environment by reducing the level of moisture in the air. Certain types of clothing will have a small pack in a pocket to protect the material from damage. It also accompanies shipped electronics to minimize humidity. Cocoa, coffee and grains may be packed with them to prevent mold and rot that comes with condensation.
You often hear the term “pain and suffering” when it comes to personal injury damages. But, do you know what it actually means?
Attach the term "brain-eating" to anything and you will likely draw attention. Most of the time, the fear evoked is rooted in horror tales that are more imaginary than real, but as one recent story of the death of a New Jersey man confirms, this is not always the case.
The National Safety Council (NSC) reports some alarming statistics about parking lot accidents and injuries. According to NSC data, there are more than 50,000 reported parking lot and garage structure accidents annually, resulting in 500 deaths and upwards of 60,000 injuries.