When it comes to traffic safety, there's good news and bad news. The good news is that, across the board, traffic fatalities are decreasing. But the bad news is that we have entered a period of record highs for pedestrian traffic deaths.
Children can't drive, so when they need to get from point A to B, they usually walk or ride a bicycle. Therefore, parents need to teach their children well about pedestrian and cycling safety. Starting from a young age, here are some of the best principals parents will want their children to fully understand:
Most people will agree that one of the more dangerous driving scenarios is to be on a jammed freeway jockeying for position among a sea of commuters heading to work or home. That's certainly true, as many California drivers can attest.
While many employers take strides to make sure their construction sites are as safe as possible for their workers, others are less thorough, and in some cases, their negligence leads to serious, life-changing injuries and even death. Nowadays, the majority of construction worker injuries and deaths involve the “Fatal Four,” which are the four most frequent causes of construction worker deaths.
The second you announce to friends and family members that you're getting a motorcycle, you're going to hear two things -- it's dangerous, and you shouldn't get one.
Truck accidents are devastating. Cars get run off of the road, sandwiched between multiple trucks and hit at intersections. People suffer serious injuries and many lose their lives. In a lot of these cases, the truck drivers themselves are fine, protected by the sheer size of their vehicles, and it's others who suffer the most.