As summer slips into fall, hunting seasons will soon begin. That makes this a good time to brush up on safety issues that are of particular concern to hunters -- but we aren't talking about gun safety.
Tailgating occurs when one driver drives too close to the rear fender of another vehicle. What's too close for safety? According to the experts, you can reduce the dangers of ending up in a collision due to tailgating simply by keeping about 10 feet between you and the vehicle in front of you for every 10 miles per hour that you're driving.
Your daily commute to work may eat up a significant portion of your day. Quite a few people in the Pittsburgh area commute 30 minutes or more to and from work every day. It is common for people to multitask during their commute.
Driving in rush hour traffic is never fun, especially if you're in a hurry to reach your destination. Regardless of how hard you try to avoid a traffic jam, it's difficult to do so when commuting during the busy morning and evening hours.
You never really know when a car accident can strike -- even when you're just sitting in your own home.
As a parent, sending your child off to school can be an exercise in trust. After all, you love your children and want what's best for them. That's why they go to school, but it's still hard to leave them in the care of a virtual stranger for more than half the day.
Motor vehicles are dangerous, but they are also an important part of daily life. Most of us ignore the risk that comes from driving or riding in cars so that we can participate in the modern economy. You may only start to think about how dangerous these vehicles are when you lose a loved one because of a crash.
What makes a product defective? Theoretically, just about any product on the market could potentially injure someone -- but not if they're used appropriately and with the right precautions. When you buy a product, you enter into a sort of contract with the manufacturer and seller that the product will do what it's supposed to do -- without causing injuries through some kind of malfunction.
Car accidents cause about 90 deaths every day, and about three million people suffer injuries in crashes every year. How much does distracted driving come into play?