The snow has finally begun to fall and winter driving is upon us. There are many simple tips that can help you to be safe as you drive in winter weather. One of the easiest ways to stay safe on the roads in winter is to allow yourself plenty of time to get to your destination. Heading out the door with enough time to clear off your car, clean off your windshield wipers, let the defrost begin to work and the car to warm up can make a big difference. But more importantly, having the time to move at a safe slow speed on slushy, snowy or icy roads will help you to arrive at your destination safely.
In a recent blog, we covered the severity of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its symptoms. In this post, we wanted to focus specifically on what TBIs can do to our little ones.
When you think about slip and fall accidents, you might be picturing a banana peel and a pratt fall from a cartoon. In reality, slip and fall injuries are no joke. They account for over 1 million hospital visits each year. Slip and fall injuries are the leading cause of workers compensation claims and on the job injuries for people over 55. Twenty-two percent of slip and fall injuries each year results in more than 31 days of missed work. The most common on the job slips and falls occur on slick floors.
Car accidents can be dangerous for drivers and passengers. Even though there are airbags and other safety features designed to reduce impact for vehicle occupants, crash victims can still sustain serious injuries.