Accident Reported – No Injuries

The next time you’re stuck in traffic and the radio states the reason for the back-up is a non-injury accident do you know what that really means? Anyone who’s ever been in a car crash understands the reality as no one was transported from the scene via ambulance. They also

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Drivers’ Aids May Increase Distractions

A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in collaboration with Virginia Tech has found that drives who own cars with assistance technology are nearly twice as likely to engage in distracted behavior like texting, playing with the radio or not paying attention to the road. The distracted behavior

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Impossible Burger Tests Positive For Round-Up

As Beyond Meat’s new “Impossible Burger” is bringing increased attention to the alt-protein food category, it’s important to know what’s actually in it. The Impossible Burger was first written about in 2017 when Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documents uncovered that the FDA disagreed with the company’s safety assessments of

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Cellphones Lead To Thousands Of Head And Neck Injuries Annually

The warnings against distracted driving have existed since cellphones have existed. The most important change in the last decade is cellphones have morphed into “smart” handheld devices. That change has moved injuries from the driver’s seat to so many other places. Researchers at Rutgers have reviewed information from a national

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Water Agency Pays $14 Million After Teens Die In Canal

The families of two 17 year olds who were fatally electrocuted while trying to save a dog from a canal in Dixon each received $7 million in civil settlements from the irrigation district. Jacob Hourmouzus and Jacob Scheider were killed after they jumped in the Weyand Canal off Dixon Avenue

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