The holiday season begins on Thanksgiving weekend. Some people stay close to home while others travel far distances to celebrate with family and friends. It’s an enjoyable couple of months for many, but careless drivers and congested roadways endanger lives. Holiday travel creates dangerous conditions. Navigating your way around more vehicles and inattentive drivers is […]
What Are Common Fall Weather Driving Hazards?
Many people look forward to the fall for the changing leaves, cooler temperatures, and all things pumpkin spice. However, the change in season also ushers in a range of road hazards that can increase the risk of a serious car accident. Fortunately, by being aware of your surroundings, obeying the rules of the road and […]
Halloween Safety Tips for Drivers and Pedestrians
Halloween is approaching, and in neighborhoods across the country that means one thing: children in costume going from house to house in search of treats. But unfortunately, trick-or-treating comes with a risk. The American Medical Association studied 42 years of data and determined the risk of a pedestrian fatality is 42 percent higher on meaning […]
Are There More Car Accidents on Game Day?
Attending football games is a beloved pastime for many Americans. Games ranging from local high school events to professional competitions draw crowds who use the day to watch sports, socialize and enjoy tailgate parties. Emotions can run high on game days, and when combined with alcohol, being on the road can be deadly. There is […]
How to Protect the Legal Assets of My Church
Church leaders in Virginia need to be aware of the legal protections available to them and their organizations. By taking proactive steps to protect your church’s assets, you can safeguard your congregation’s livelihood in the event of a legal dispute. This article will discuss some key measures that you can take to protect your church’s […]
What to Do When You Have Shoulder Pain After a Car Accident
Shoulder pain after a car accident is common. The act of driving requires you to have your hands on the steering wheel, and the force and impact of the accident can deliver enough force to cause painful shoulder injuries. Any injuries to the neck and back can also result in pain that radiates to the […]
What Should Churches Do to Avoid Discriminatory Hiring Practices?
Churches are places of worship where people come together to find spiritual guidance, pass along religious traditions to younger generations and find comfort with a higher power. At the same time, churches are still organizations that employ a staff of individuals, from the church’s minister and youth pastors to music directors, and administrative and maintenance […]
What Are the Differences Between a Living Will and an Advance Directive?
People take a wide range of proactive steps to plan for their future, from contributing to a pension or a retirement plan to setting aside money to pay for their children’s college tuition. Even though we must all face our own mortality at some point, people often avoid thinking about or even discussing important decisions […]
What Are the Dangers of Fatigued Driving?
One of the nation’s leading causes of car accidents, drowsy or fatigued driving affects every driver on the road, regardless of experience and age. According to a study by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are nearly 800 drowsy-driving related fatalities annually, with almost 50,000 more injured. This comes from over 100,000 police-reported accidents […]
How to Identify Aggressive Driving
Many car accidents are preventable. From drunk to distracted drivers, the common denominator in many car crashes is human error. Aggressive driving, otherwise known as road rage or reckless driving, is another form of unsafe driving behavior that puts the drivers and those around them in danger. To keep yourself and your passengers safe, it […]