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Like people, dogs are not immune to the effects of heat. As Psychology Today noted, a group of investigators from the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at the China-Japan Friendship Hospital in Beijing collected data on 42,481 dog bites and found that the number of dog bites increased…

Due to their small size, motorcycles are far less visible to other drivers on the road than cars and trucks. Debris and road defects also impact motorcycles much more than they do other vehicles. Motorcycles’ two-wheeled design and lack of safety features also make them less stable and injuries much…

Last year, 6,227 pedestrians died in traffic accidents in the U.S. – the highest number in nearly 30 years, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). This figure represents a 4% increase from 2017 and the highest annual number of pedestrian fatalities since 1990. The GHSA reported that pedestrian…

The American Trucking Association (ATA) has warned that the industry may face a shortage of 175,000 drivers by 2024 if current trends continue. As demand for drivers to transport goods and materials continues to increase, the industry may need to hire almost 900,000 drivers over the next decade. This shortage…

Dockless electric scooters have exploded in popularity in the past two years, with more and more of these app-based devices appearing for rent on city streets across the U.S. They are touted as eco-friendly transportation options that are convenient and fun to ride for tourists, students, and commuters alike. With…

If you are injured in a car accident while on vacation – especially in another state – it can be even more overwhelming and stressful than a car accident back home. Laws vary across states, and a lawyer in your home state may not be familiar with the laws in…

Not very many years ago, the most high-tech, advanced safety features in new cars could be found only on the most high-end, luxury brands. This is no longer the case. In 2019, some of the most helpful safety technology can be found on even the most basic models. Many of…

The immediate aftermath of a car accident can be disorienting for the drivers and passengers involved. Unfortunately, this short period is also the most critical for collecting vital information that will help with insurance and injury claims later on. If specific information is not collected right away, it could be…