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Blog Archive - June, 2022


77 Articles

Public Safety Officials Provide Key Safety Tips to Avoid Accidents During Fireworks Show

June 29, 2022

Public safety officials are concerned about firework safety with the upcoming holiday and have provided useful tips on how to enjoy fireworks while avoiding accidents that often result in injury, property damage, or in some cases, both. In most states, each municipality is responsible for creating and passing its own fireworks ordinances. However, regardless of the ordinance, several basic safety practices should always be observed where or when fireworks are used.

Electronic Signs That Warn Drivers of Accident Statistics Blamed for Causing Accidents

June 29, 2022

According to an online news report published on newscientist.com, a new research study has discovered that street signs may cause more traffic accidents. Traffic accident statistics used in the study showed that the number of motor vehicle accidents on roads in Texas increased when "electronic signs were used to display driving fatality figures." The study suggests that some warnings displayed on electronic road signs can cause "more harm than good."

NHTSA Publishes its Final 2020 Traffic Crash Statistics

June 29, 2022

On March 2, 2022, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a press release that provides its annual traffic crash data. The media release showed that 2020 had the highest number of traffic accident-related fatalities and was the highest fatality rate since 2007. The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration crash data state that 38,824 people lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes nationwide. 

Three Motor Vehicle Accidents on GA 365 in Cornelia, Georgia

June 29, 2022

According to an online news report published on nowhabersham.com, three severe motor vehicle accidents were reported recently on GA 365 in Cornelia, Georgia.* The three crashes occurred on Tuesday evening and happened within an hour and one mile of each other. All traffic along GA 365 North in Cornelia was backed up for several hours. 

Sixth Heat-Related Car Death in Georgia

June 29, 2022

According to an online news article on CNN.com, a sixth heat-related car fatality of a child this year occurred in Georgia. The victim, a three-year-old boy, tragically died last Sunday after he was left in a hot car for almost three hours, a coroner's office reported. According to the National Safety Council, three hot car deaths have occurred so far in June. The outdoor temperatures have soared due to severe heat waves. 

Daily Harvest's French Leek & Lentil Crumble Liver and Gallbladder Damage Lawsuit Lawyers

June 27, 2022

Daily Harvest has issued a recall of its French Leek & Lentil Crumble food products due to customer reports of stomach, liver, and gallbladder illnesses. The company delivers vegan frozen food products that it asserts are good for the environment and its customers. Daily Harvest states that it is working with several experts "get to the bottom" of the issue. The experts include microbiologists, toxin and pathogen experts from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

Near-Fatal Head-on Collision in Barrow County, Georgia

June 27, 2022

GEORGIA - An accident news article published on Patch.com states that an EMT from Barrow County barely survives a head-on collision. The victim works for the Barrow County Emergency Services.* A near-fatal crash resulted in her massive injuries, and she is in a wheelchair. Her community is raising money to help with her accident-related medical expenses. 

Fatal Athens Airplane Crash Probe Continues

June 21, 2022

According to an online news article on onlineathens.com, a Federal National Transportation Safety Board's final aviation accident report concerning the airplane crash in Athens won't be completed for another ten months to a year.*

Pedestrian Tragically Killed and a Tractor-Trailer Crashes Causing I-285 to Snarl

June 20, 2022

GEORGIA - According to several news reports, including ajc.com, the outer loop of Interstate 285 was closed for several hours last Monday after a tractor-trailer wrecked.* The truck accident occurred in DeKalb County. The report states that a tractor-trailer crashed into two abandoned motor vehicles that were in an emergency lane. The truck burst into flames after the collision.

200 New Tesla Autopilot Function Accidents Are Now Under Federal Investigation

June 20, 2022

An online news report published on businessinsider.com states that a federal investigation into Tesla's Autopilot function has intensified with more than 830,000 vehicles and approximately 200 new accidents under federal investigation. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Thursday that the agency was "widening and upgrading" its Tesla Autopilot function investigation. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated that its probe involves reviewing additional accident data to resolve the safety of Tesla's Autopilot function.

CPSC Warns the Public About Mobility Transfer Systems and Metal Tubing USA Bed Rail Recall

June 13, 2022

According to an online news report published on hme-business.com, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a warning to consumers concerning 285,000 adult portable bed rails manufactured by Metal Tubing U.S.A. Inc. and Mobility Transfer Systems. The bed rails were recalled because they can create an entrapment hazard that poses a threat of death or serious injury to users.

Sam's Club to Implement Fleet of Autonomous Driving Semi-Trucks in Texas

June 09, 2022

According to an online news report published on foxbusiness.com, Sam's Club is launching a new business strategy involving self-driving truck deliveries. The campaign will supply more than 30 Sam's Clubs in the Dallas area. The self-driving box trucks will deliver inventory 24 hours a day, seven days a week, replacing traditional tractor-trailer trucks.

Tesla Recalls 50,000 Vehicles Due to Self-Driving Software Runs Stop Signs Leading to Accident Dangers

June 09, 2022

According to an online news report posted on cbsnews.com, Tesla issued a safety recall that affects more than 54,000 of its cars and SUVs due to their "Full Self-Driving" software allowing the vehicles to "roll through stop signs without coming to a complete stop." U.S. safety regulators stated that Tesla is disabling the "Full Self-Driving" feature with its over-the-internet software update. Tesla's "rolling stop" feature permits its vehicles to drive through intersections with all-way stop signs at up to 5.5 miles per hour.

4 Skincare Ingredients That Could Cause Cancer

June 08, 2022

Choosing skincare products that fit your needs and your budget is already a challenge, especially when faced with hundreds of products that seemingly look the same. The decision becomes even more difficult when you factor in the safety of the products. Many popular products carried by major retailers can have harmful ingredients lurking in the bottle, some of which could even have cancer-causing properties. 

Here are 4 common but potentially dangerous ingredients that you should ALWAYS AVOID:

The NHTSA Reports That 43,000 People Tragically Died on U.S. Roads in 2021

June 07, 2022

According to a news report published on APnews.com, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that approximately 43,000 people were tragically killed in motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. last year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also stated that this was the highest number of traffic fatalities in 16 years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also stated that the 10.5% jump in annual fatalities was the sharpest percentage increase since the agency started its data collection back in 1975. 

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