If you have purchased a new car over the past few years, you are likely aware of the incredible array of safety features available in current vehicles. Automotive safety has moved from passive protection (like airbags and safety belts) to more active protection (like lane-keeping assistance and semi-autonomous driving features). With all of these high-technology…

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Intersections bring multiple roads with multiple vehicles from multiple directions together. Even when clearly marked, intersections are frequent sites of crashes and collisions. And, anyone can be injured in an intersection accident – driver, passenger, pedestrian, or cyclist. Worse? Most intersection crashes are preventable and are usually the fault of a careless driver. Why are…

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Much-needed beautiful weather is on the way here in Alabama, making it a great time to hit the road. This is also a good time to remember that motorcyclists are especially vulnerable to crashes and accidents during the spring and summer months. Negligent drivers who fail to pay attention on the road can collide with…

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When you’re hurt in an accident, you need immediate medical care. Most patients go to their local emergency room. There, the doctors provide a diagnosis and may suggest or apply an initial treatment. In serious cases, you may be admitted to the hospital. Victims of car accidents, slips and falls, construction accidents, and other accidents…

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Everyone is at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless and toxic gas produced as a byproduct of combustion – think automobiles, fireplaces, space heaters, and grills. Anything that burns fuel has the potential to release lethal fumes, putting you and your family in danger. The winter months typically see…

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Smoke detectors are one of the most vital aspects of fire safety. Some of the most tragic house fires occur due to the lack of smoke detectors, which could have alerted residents to get out of the house earlier and escape injury or death. Or, in the worst-case scenario, a smoke detector malfunctions or fails…

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People are unaware of the dangers of driving under the influence of any substance, but that does not stop many from doing it anyway. This leads to thousands of tragic accidents a year as they endanger not only their own lives, but the lives of everyone else on the road as well. To lower the…

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