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Do all truckers follow these high wind driving tips?

Some truck drivers will do whatever it takes to remain safe on the road, even if it means slowing down and missing a deadline. And then there are those who don't care about others, and are always driving as fast as possible.

Unfortunately, bad weather can strike at any time. When this happens, it is imperative that Ohio truckers slow down and closely follow the rules of the road. For example, driving a high profile truck in high wind can be extremely dangerous.

Prognosis after a brain injury varies due to several factors

We have discussed a variety of the effects that a traumatic brain injury can have on a patient. There is another factor that can have a great impact on the victim of the brain injury, as well as the family members. The prognosis after a traumatic brain injury is a very important bit of information since it gives a clue as to how a person's life might be affected.

One of the biggest concerns after a TBI occurs is whether the patient will suffer from disabilities. The probability of disability occurring is determined by several factors. The location of the injury, the health of the patient, the age of the patient, and the severity of the injury are those factors.

What causes fatal car accidents?

In the United States, thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents every year. Unfortunately, many people also pass away as the result of injuries in such as crash.

As a driver, you need to do your best to make all the right decisions on the road. This is easier said than done, but it is something you can do with the right level of concentration.

Financial planning is important after a spinal cord injury

In many prior blog posts, we have discussed some of the different effects of a spinal cord injury. Almost all of those effects involve a monetary blow for the victim, as well as the victim's family. This makes it crucial for people who have suffered a spinal cord injury to have a financial plan in place as soon as possible after the accident.

The exact financial plan a person establishes after a spinal cord injury is dependent upon their exact situation; however, there are some universal points that must be considered. By taking a look at the entire financial picture all at once, you might be able to find solutions to some of the financial issues you are facing.

Don't put yourself in danger after a traffic accident

Have you ever stopped to think about what you would do if you were in an accident on the highway or interstate? If you haven't, now is a good time to make a plan for what you will do. There is one thing that experts say you should do -- stay away from traffic.

Ideally, you will move your vehicle out of the travel lanes if at all possible after the accident. Once you do that, you should remain in your vehicle. Your vehicle will provide added protection for you if something happens and another vehicle comes careening toward you.

Concussion symptoms may be delayed

Although it is a mild traumatic brain injury, a concussion is nothing to take lightly. If you don't receive treatment for this injury, it could cause you additional trouble in the future.

There are times when a person experiences immediate symptoms following a head injury. There are also times when the symptoms are delayed, making it even more difficult for the injured party to pinpoint what is going on.

What is spinal shock that occurs after a spinal cord injury?

An injury involving your spinal cord can be a very scary injury. The incidence of spinal shock can often make an already trying situation even more difficult. It is important for you to understand some basic information about spinal shock so that you can understand how this might affect you in the short term.

What is spinal shock?

Truckers should follow these wet weather driving tips

With the spring season in full swing, it's important for drivers to realize that wet weather will come into play from time to time.

Truckers, for example, should change their approach when driving in the rain. By making a few simple changes, these drivers can lessen the chance of being involved in an accident.

Can repeat concussions cause any long-term medical problems?

The effects of multiple concussions has become a hot topic recently, especially because of what has been noticed in some professional athletes who have suffered many hits to the head. The term "chronic traumatic encephalopathy" is one that has become fairly commonplace when discussing professional athletes who have suffered from mental issues, cognitive declines, or anger management problems.

What causes CTE?

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