Many people associate abuse and negligence of elderly people with nursing homes. They've heard stories of overworked, underpaid, poorly trained staff members who are dealing with too many people to give them the care and attention they need. Some of them, unfortunately, intentionally harm and humiliate their vulnerable charges.
Some people only use their RVs during the spring and summer. However, if your RV is properly equipped and you feel ready to take on the weather conditions that a Michigan winter can bring, you may choose to take your RV on a winter road trip to enjoy the sights.
If you're still recovering from injuries you suffered in a car crash, you likely are still experiencing some anxiety when you drive. Driving after dark, in unfamiliar areas or in traffic may be particularly difficult -- depending on what the circumstances of your accident were.
Air bags have been among the most valuable vehicle safety features ever introduced. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), frontal air bags alone saved over 50,000 lives between 1987 and 2017.
According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), human error is responsible for 93% of all car crashes. We can't prevent other drivers from making dangerous mistakes. However, by avoiding them ourselves, we can be better prepared for the unexpected -- like unsafe drivers.
You can suffer a variety of injuries in a motor vehicle accident, with those to your skin among the most common. Burn injuries are among the most serious, as these are painful and have the potential to cause disfigurement.
Data published by the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning shows that between 2014 and 2018, there were approximately 131 motorcycle fatalities each year. This marked an increase of over 13 annual deaths over the previous 5-year period. An increasing number of motorcyclists are dying in crashes because they're not wearing helmets when they take to the open road.
Any time you walk near the road, there's a bit of a risk. Pedestrians get hit every day. Many of these accidents lead to serious injuries.
Residents of Rochester are gearing up for another long Fourth of July holiday weekend. If your holiday plans include travel, you should be aware that the days immediately prior to and just after the Fourth of July typically see a surge in auto accidents due to the increased traffic on the roads.
Tragically, three children have now passed away after a car accident involving a red pickup truck and a horse-drawn carriage. The carriage was carrying seven people at the time that it was hit by the truck.