You know that you shouldn’t drink and drive. You’ve probably also heard that you shouldn’t eat, text or get ready for your day while you drive. But what about Pokemon? The latest gaming craze to sweep across the nation has become a very real concern for law enforcement and drivers alike. Chasing virtual creatures while driving has already caused some major headaches.
What Is Pokemon Go?
In case you haven’t heard of it, Pokemon Go is an app that users … Read more
It seems that any time a famous person is killed in a car accident, we say that they were taken too soon. The same can be said of the “non-famous” people who are killed every day on America’s roadways. When it comes to famous women who have died in car crashes, Princess Di may be the most remembered. Here are other notable women who have died in accidents.
1. Jayne Mansfield
On June 29, 1967, Jayne Mansfield, her boyfriend, … Read more
Only a monster would leave a child to suffer in a hot car, right? You may think that, but you would be wrong. Every summer, there are dozens of children that are left in the backseat of hot cars only because their parents are distracted and operating outside of their normal routine.
On average, there are 37 children who die each year as a result of heat stroke sustained in a vehicle. The tragic accident can happen to the … Read more
You are driving down the street and someone pulls out in front of you, cutting you off. Not only do they cut you off, but they travel just below the speed limit, hampering your progress. How do you react?
According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, if you are like the nearly 8 out of 10 drivers in the country, you express anger. You may yell, honk, follow to closely, cut them off in return or perform any one … Read more
If you have never suffered with a burn, you may think that they are rare. The truth is that burns are one of the most commonly incurred injuries in households across the country, especially for children. The accepted characteristic of a burn is the dying of skin cells due to severe skin damage.
Many people who are burned recover without consequence. Serious burns can result in complications and, worse, death. Knowing general information about burns can help you understand how … Read more
Slips and falls occur every day in the workplace, in the retail industry and even on private property. Some falls are due to environmental hazards, and other accidents are due to a lack of balance or attentiveness. While you can’t prevent every fall or injury, there are things you can do to reduce your chances of taking a tumble.
If you exercise regularly, add a few moves that will increase your ability to balance. If you don’t exercise … Read more
Food poisoning, or foodborne illness, is a danger at any time of year, but especially when the heat rises. According to the USDA, foodborne illnesses peak during the summer months for different reasons. If you are planning on enjoying the summer weather with a cookout this year, pay close attention to the rest of this article.
Natural causes of foodborne illnesses are common. Specifically, bacteria present in water, air, soil, water and the bodies of people and … Read more
Charlotte and its surrounding area is a beautiful place for bike riding. Many people choose to continue biking even after they have children, just a bit differently. Once toddlers are old enough, many new parents find themselves with a choice: bike trailer or bike seat?
Most of us have seen bike trailers, even if we don’t know what they are called. These contraptions hook to the back of a bike and look a bit like rolling pup … Read more
When you are hurt in an accident of any type, you may find it necessary to seek medical treatment. It’s always a good idea to do, especially if you think you may try to seek compensation for your injuries. Unfortunately, many people make mistakes when it comes to their medical treatment following an accident.
This is not an article about medical malpractice. Those errors are typically out of your control. What we are talking about are preventable medical errors or … Read more
In the last months of school in North Carolina, there were a few reports of different school bus accidents. Though dozens of car accidents happen in the state every single day, it is the unexpected ones, like those involving school buses, that garner the most attention. Though they are not very common, these kinds of accidents can be pretty deadly. After all, children are almost always the victim.
Though they are pretty rare, school bus accidents involving other cars … Read more