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What Not To Do After A Car Wreck

If you ever find yourself in a vehicle crash, regardless of who’s at fault, it’s important to know what you should – and should not – do to keep yourself safe and protect your potential legal claim. Don’t leave the scene If you can, move your vehicle a safe distance...

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs In The U.S.

For many workers, each day on the job brings the threat of injury. Although they may do everything possible to stay safe, accidents and machine malfunctions happen. Below is a list of the 10 most dangerous jobs in America, as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 10) While transporting...

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Crash factors series: Color-coding car wrecks

Are some vehicle paint colors more dangerous than others? There’s no easy answer to that question. Various studies over the last decade have analyzed the possible correlation between vehicle color and crash rates, with differing results. But one common finding among multiple studies is that black vehicles seem to be...

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Crash factors series: Driving age

Does your age put you at greater risk for a car crash? New drivers – those between the ages of 16 and 19 – are three times more likely to be involved in a vehicle crash than those over age 20, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In...

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Crash factors series: Timing

Are you more likely to be in a collision at certain times? It makes sense that your odds of being in a vehicle crash go up when more cars are on the road. Which is why statistically, more crashes occur in late afternoon and evening (when most drivers are headed...

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Playground Safety Tips

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that nearly 200,000 kids in the U.S. get treatment in emergency rooms each year for injuries related to playground equipment. Below are some tips to help keep your child safe: Check equipment for faults. Before your child runs to the slide or jumps on...

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