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Less Than One-Quarter of Fatalities in School Transportation Vehicles Are Children

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School buses and other school transportation vehicles are usually a safe method for getting children to and from school. But like other vehicles, school buses are unfortunately not immune to accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each year an average of 131 school-age children are killed in school-transportation-related crashes, most of which occur outside of the bus or inside of other vehicles. Despite that the crashes involve school-related-transportation vehicles, less than one-quarter of those killed were actually children.

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Driving with Pets Increases the Likelihood of Distracted Driving

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In the United States, there are 43.4 million households with pets. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2013 alone there were over 5.6 million crashes, contributing to 1.59 million injuries, and 32,719 fatalities. Since 34.4 million households drive with their pets, it is likely that many of them were also involved – over 80 percent of which were likely unrestrained. A meager 16 percent of people who drive with their dogs in their vehicle properly restrain them. This means that these animals were in a state of shock, if not actually injured.

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Car Safety Systems Impact on Car Accident Injury Statistics

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In 2017, more cars than ever took to the roads equipped with advanced safety systems. Auto manufacturers have spent millions on these technologies with a single goal in mind: to save lives. But when the National Safety Council analyzed car accident injury statistics for U.S. car crash fatalities in 2017, it found that compared to the…

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A Hit-and-Run Driver Has Fled Your Accident Scene. Now What?

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Nearly 1 in 5 drivers has been involved in a serious car crash that resulted in someone needing to go to the hospital, according to a 2016 report issued by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The same report found that 1 in 9 drivers has been seriously injured in a crash. Most of us imagine that we know what to do after we’re involved in a motor vehicle accident.

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Keeping Your Wits After a Slip and Fall Will Help on Your Road to Recovery

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A trip to the supermarket can turn out to be a painful experience beyond paying your bill at the checkout. As you push your cart down the produce aisle, you slip on some clear liquid, crash backward to the floor, injure your back and sustain cuts and bruises to your arms and elbows. The incident leaves you unsettled and in agony.

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