When you take to the road, you understand the importance of doing so with a clear mind. Consuming alcohol before you drive can impair your judgment, thus increasing the risk of causing an accident.
Placing your loved one in a nursing home is never an easy decision. When you do have to make that choice, you likely take great steps to ensure that your loved one is in a decent facility. You may have gone so far as to look at their safety record and review their best practices or standard of care rules.
A semi truck with failing brakes can pose a serious safety risk to other motorists on the Pennsylvania roadways. Despite the fact that brake maintenance is critical for trucks to safely navigate the roads, safety violations involving brake issues continue to top the list of problems found by inspectors. In an inspection blitz for Brake Safety Week sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), over 14 percent of all trucks inspected were taken off of the roads due to safety violations involving brake systems. The week, carried out in September 2018, marked the CVSA's latest effort to draw attention to brake maintenance issues.
Even the most cautious drivers fall prey to distractions every now and again. Unfortunately, if you're not paying attention to the road, there's a better chance that you'll be part of a motor vehicle accident.
Pennsylvania residents may be concerned to learn that many traditional methods used to diagnose cancerous brain tumors in children can be flawed. Due to mistaken diagnoses, some children have received incorrect treatments. Errors in cancer diagnosis can be particularly problematic because cancer is a progressive disease, so a delay in correct treatment can mean a loss of health and even life. New scientific advances that allow doctors to examine the molecular profile of a tumor have enhanced the ability to correctly diagnose these cancers.