There's not much more frightening on the road in California than looking in your car's rearview mirror and seeing a huge truck barreling toward you as you wait in traffic. Just in the nick of time, the truck stops. Sigh of relief.
Motorcycle accidents do not often end with riders walking away without serious injuries. Many collisions cause victims to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD does not always show up right away. It can take weeks, months and in some case, years. Immediate and follow-up medical treatment is necessary to mitigate the seriousness of any physical trauma. Ongoing self-observation can lead to early diagnosis and treatment of PTSD to improve the overall outcome.
California job sites are filled with hazards - too many to list. Each poses a danger for employees. One of the biggest risks occurs when electricity comes into play.
A study by a California-based company that uses video recorders to track the actions of truck drivers has provided eye-opening information about how companies can predict which drivers are more likely to have an accident.
There's nothing better than riding a motorcycle on a lovely fall day in California. Safety gear is essential, and bright colors on your helmet help drivers see you. Before you hit the road, be sure that your bike is in tip-top shape and that you've got all of your essential accessories.