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.
You already dislike Daylight Saving Time in the spring. Michigan still uses this system, forcing everyone to "spring forward" once a year and then "fall back" in the fall. While the second one isn't so bad, giving you an extra hour to sleep, the change in the spring means you lose an hour of sleep. If you already have to get up at 6:00 for work, now it feels like you're getting up at 5:00.
You get into a car accident and the vehicle catches on fire. A loved one suffers burn injuries before you can get them out of the car.