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Who has the most dangerous jobs in the U.S.?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released a report on the most common fatal work injuries in 2016. Once again topping the list are accidents involving transportation. In fact, the number of fatal work transportation accidents is now 40 percent of all work-related deaths nationwide.

Keeping kids safe: when to get a new car seat after an accident

You work hard to ensure your children’s safety, but there is always something new to be aware of. Many parents are unsure of the recommendations on when they should replace a car seat or booster seat if they have been in a car accident. That’s understandable, because the recommendations change over time.

Alabama is number two on the list of U.S. teen driver deaths

Do you have a teen driver in the family? Statistics from the Alabama Child Death Review System show that car accidents are the leading cause of teen deaths. Because teen drivers are involved in so many of these tragic accidents, the state is trying to find ways to address the problem.

Holiday travel means more drunk driving accidents

It’s probably no surprise that many people drink more during the holidays than at other times of the year. Holiday parties, family gatherings and work events give people plenty of chances to drink more than they should. Unfortunately, this increase in alcohol consumption leads to more drunk driving accidents.

How close are we to seeing self-driving cars on the roads?

Just by looking at the numbers, it's not difficult to see why so many people are looking forward to the prospect of self-driving cars. In 2015 alone, according to the most recent statistical data available from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than 35,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes that involved nearly 49,000 vehicles. The average annual economic cost of car crashes is estimated to be a staggering $242 billion.

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