Investigation Underway in Deadly Head-On Car Crash in Marbleton

It’s uncertain if distracted driving played a role in the death of an elderly woman or injury to her husband in a head-on accident that occurred at approximately 5:10 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2016 on U.S. Route 209. The crash claimed the life of a 78-year-old woman from Hurley, who was riding in the passenger [...]

Investigation Underway in Deadly Head-On Car Crash in Marbleton2020-06-18T16:16:59-04:00

Risk of Falling & Fires Are Focus of New CPSC Investigation into Hoverboards

Risk of Falling & Fires Are Focus of New CPSC Investigation into Hoverboards Hoverboards seem to be everywhere these days. And while these futuristic rides may seem exciting, they may also be putting the public at a significant risk of injury. That has been the main motivation behind one the latest investigations initiated [...]

Risk of Falling & Fires Are Focus of New CPSC Investigation into Hoverboards2020-06-18T16:18:28-04:00

J&J’s Ethicon Agrees to Pay $120 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement

Ethicon Agrees to Pay $120 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement Days ago, Ethicon Inc., a division of manufacturing giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J), agreed to pay $120 million to resolve thousands of pending vaginal mesh lawsuits. Although the terms of this settlement remain confidential, the latest reports indicate that this offer will resolve between [...]

J&J’s Ethicon Agrees to Pay $120 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement2020-06-18T16:19:06-04:00

Britax Infant Car Seats Recalled Due to Faulty Handles, Risk of Falling

Britax Infant Car Seats Recalled Due to Faulty Handles The B-Safe 35 line of Britax infant car seats has recently been recalled by federal regulators at the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). According to safety officials, these Britax infant car seats have defective carrying handles [...]

Britax Infant Car Seats Recalled Due to Faulty Handles, Risk of Falling2020-06-18T16:21:10-04:00

5 Defensive Driving Habits that Can Reduce Your Risk of an Auto Accident in 2016 & Beyond

Essential Defensive Driving Habits With the New Year can come a lot of resolutions. While many people may be focused on resolutions to improve their finances or their health, another important resolution can lie in focusing on safety. In fact, if you regularly commute to and from work (or anywhere), resolving to be [...]

5 Defensive Driving Habits that Can Reduce Your Risk of an Auto Accident in 2016 & Beyond2020-06-18T16:21:39-04:00

Your Winter Driving Safety Kit: 3 Important Tips for Motorists

Driving in the winter can come with some extra risks. And, despite all of your efforts and plans to avoid these risks, you may end up becoming tripped up by one of them, causing you to be stuck on the roadside during less-than-favorable winter conditions. Tips for Making Winter Driving Safety Kits If [...]

Your Winter Driving Safety Kit: 3 Important Tips for Motorists2020-06-18T16:22:13-04:00

Falls & Fires Are Among the Biggest Holiday Risks People Face at Home, CPSC Warns

Falls & Fires Are Among the Biggest Holiday Risks People Face at Home, CPSC Warns The holidays can be full of joyful celebrations. They can also come with some extra risks, especially for those who go the extra mile with festive decorations. In fact, as officials at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) [...]

Falls & Fires Are Among the Biggest Holiday Risks People Face at Home, CPSC Warns2020-06-18T16:22:43-04:00

Why Your Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Increases in the Winter & What You Can Do to Reduce this Risk

Why Your Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Increases in the Winter More than 20,000 Americans are rushed to emergency rooms each year after sustaining carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, and many of these emergency cases arise in the wintertime.1 In fact, winter is generally the season when people’s risk of CO poisoning sharply increases [...]

Why Your Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Increases in the Winter & What You Can Do to Reduce this Risk2020-06-18T16:23:01-04:00

How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Safe Winter Driving

Winter weather can provide a lovely background for holiday celebrations. It can also make the road and driving conditions far more challenging for both cars and drivers, as the extreme cold can negatively impact some major vehicle systems and equipment. By taking the steps (discussed below) to winterize your vehicle, however, you can minimize your [...]

How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Safe Winter Driving2020-06-18T16:24:08-04:00

Vehicle Systems Can Present Dangerous Distractions for Motorists, Studies Find

Vehicle Systems Can Present Dangerous Distractions for Motorists, Studies Find Technological advancements have been pivotal to enhancing vehicle safety. Not all new vehicle technologies, however, end up having the impacts automakers expect, as some may actually contribute to driver negligence and increase the risk of a collision, a few recent studies have revealed. [...]

Vehicle Systems Can Present Dangerous Distractions for Motorists, Studies Find2020-06-18T16:24:35-04:00