Statistics can tell a story, but seeing is believing. Anytime you drive down the street, whether you’re going to work or to buy a loaf of bread, you’re likely to see at least one driver looking down at their smartphone instead of looking ahead at the road. There are new laws every year, but the problem remains.
When you are hurt in a car accident or other dangerous situation, your first concern is probably the healing process. Whether your injuries are minor or you had a near brush with death, you should take the time you need to recover as fully as possible.
A port truck driver had put in 45 hours on the clock over just three days when he ran over a woman crossing the street. Another port driver who admitted often breaking fatigue laws ran into stopped traffic at 55 miles per hour with devastating results, injuring seven and killing a teenager. Still another port truck crashed in Long Beach, injuring four people after the driver had spent 15 hours moving containers.
Falls are more common and more serious than you think. One out of five falling accidents results in a broken bone. Falls kill almost as many Americans each year as motor vehicles and firearms.
If you go out for a stroll in Southern California, the odds are good that you’ll meet a dog or two. Though you may be tempted to greet these canines that cross your path, you should remember that not every dog is as happy to see you.
The holidays are meant to be a joyous season, but the stress that comes with family gatherings, gift buying, food prep and other festive activities can sometimes bring out the worst in us. That includes our dogs.
When you think of dogs, you probably think of a sweet, loyal pet. Dogs are treated like members of the family. They bring us comfort and joy. Dogs are entertaining and energetic. Dogs offer guidance and support when properly trained.
Summer is arguably the best time of the year, the weather is warm and the days are long. Sadly, it’s quickly passing by and before you know it we’ll be “falling back” to even shorter days. Your now sunny commute home from work will soon be met with complete darkness.
No texting while driving. It seems simple, right?