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March 2015 Archives

Does wearing a seat belt reduce injuries in truck accidents?

Arizona residents may find it interesting to learn that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention being involved in a truck accident during the course of one's regularly assigned task of trucking on roadways is a leading cause of fatalities for truck drivers.

Safety tips for drivers and pedestrians to avoid accidents

No one wants to be involved an accident. However, the fact of the matter is that there are times when a pedestrian and a motor vehicle may come in contact, and the impact of that contact can result in serious injuries or death. In an effort to minimize and prevent such pedestrian-car accidents, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, in its initiative "Everyone is a pedestrian," has offered some tips which both drivers and pedestrians can implement to be safe.

How often do pedestrian accidents occur?

When it comes to getting from one place to the next, every person has a different preference. Some may choose to take public transit such as a bus, others may choose to ride their motorcycle or bicycle, and yet some others may choose to drive a car or even walk. To have an understanding of the traffic safety facts which the U.S. Department of Transportation generates, it is important to look at how USDOT defines pedestrians when estimating the number that is injured or killed.

What is a burn injury and what can cause it?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, burn injuries can occur under various circumstances such as in a home, hotel, workplaces and even in car accidents. A burn injury is an injury that affects the layers of skin and could be a thermal burn, chemical or electrical burn. Thermal burns refer to burn injuries which occur when a person comes in contact with hot surfaces, flames and even hot liquids.

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