March 2017 Archives

Dangerous trend: Alabama ranks high on the list of cellphone use while driving

The dangers of distracted driving, including texting while driving, are well publicized. Unfortunately, too many people refuse to take the warnings seriously. In fact, a National Safety Council survey shows that 47 percent of drivers feel comfortable with their own texting and driving.

Alabama auto parts plants pose significant danger to workers

The auto parts industry in Alabama puts 26,000 people to work. While this benefits the economy, the cost to some workers has been cruel. Too often, safety violations in these plants result in devastating injuries. Workers have been crushed, burned and entrapped by machines, dismembered by machines and burned by falling into acid.

The surprising frequency of injury by defective children's products

Parents spend enormous amounts of time and energy trying to keep their children safe. Unfortunately, even the most careful parent can't prevent all injuries. This is especially true when manufacturers create dangerous children's products.

What to know about drunk driving and St. Patrick's Day

Despite the increased warnings about drinking and driving that we see around St. Patrick's Day, far too many people will drive drunk that weekend. In fact, data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that there were 252 fatal drunk driving accidents over the St. Patrick's Day holiday from 2011 to 2015.

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