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Graduated Driver Licensing: What it is and What it Does

Lever Ecker April 13, 2012 Car Accidents

Teen driving accidents continue to concern parents and lawmakers around the country, but steps are being taken in many areas to reduce risks for teen drivers. One of the biggest trends is Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL), which allows driving privileges to be introduced to teens on a more gradual level.…

4 Common Types of Construction Accidents

Lever Ecker April 7, 2012 Construction Accidents

The construction site is a hub of activity, and it can also be a dangerous one for those who work in that environment every day. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), one in 10 construction workers are injured every year in various types of job-related accidents.…

Traffic Laws Aren’t Just an Inconvenience: they Save Pedestrians and Drivers

Lever Ecker March 29, 2012 Car Accidents

Traffic laws are put into effect for a reason, and it’s not just to inconvenience drivers or give police officers something to write tickets for. They are to ensure the safety of both pedestrians and drivers on the roads.

Every Monday-Friday from September to June kids are walking to school or taking buses.…

Longer Days Mean More Traffic on the Road and Increased Accidents

Lever Ecker March 23, 2012 Car Accidents

As the summer approaches and the days become longer, there is an increased number of vehicles on the road. More traffic on the roads and longer hours means increased accidents. Truck drivers traveling long distances may try to cover more ground with more daylight hours, and can lead to truck accidents caused by driving while fatigued.…

What Happens When Construction Companies Don’t Follow Brazing Safety Precautions

Lever Ecker March 17, 2012 Construction Accidents

When a construction company fails to follow established OSHA safety regulations, construction worker injuries often result. Welding, brazing and soldering metal work are all hazardous activities that pose many risks for both health concerns and serious injuries.…