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Motorcycle safety statistics

Motorcycles are everywhere during the summer and fall. The sunny weather may give you the perfect excuse to take your motorcycle out on the road. It is a great opportunity to enjoy the freedom of the open road.

However, riding your motorcycle in the warm weather is not all fun and games. Due to the fact that there are more vehicles on the road during these months, you may encounter hazards and end up in an accident. The first step to being safe is being informed. Here are some important motorcycle safety statistics for you to know.

Motorcycle safety statistics

Motorcycles are everywhere during the summer and fall. The sunny weather may give you the perfect excuse to take your motorcycle out on the road. It is a great opportunity to enjoy the freedom of the open road.

However, riding your motorcycle in the warm weather is not all fun and games. Due to the fact that there are more vehicles on the road during these months, you may encounter hazards and end up in an accident. The first step to being safe is being informed. Here are some important motorcycle safety statistics for you to know.

Could your doctor be hiding a dark secret from you?

How well do you know your doctor?

The odds are high, these days, that you got your doctor's name off a list provided by your insurance company. The website created by the doctor's clinic or office may have had some basic information about your doctor's professional degree and education. You may have even been able to find a few reviews online that gave you some insight.

What are some of the most common complications of pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a particularly vulnerable period in a woman's life -- and in the life of her unborn child. The medical care that a mother receives during her pregnancy can have consequences that affect that child's entire future.

Unfortunately, doctors sometimes make serious mistakes with prenatal care. They may overlook certain common complications of pregnancy and that can lead to a lifetime of complications for the child and the child's family.

Ohio's nursing homes are understaffed

Nursing homes need plenty of staff members to provide the compassionate care that elderly and disabled residents need.

Unfortunately, many of Ohio's nursing homes are woefully understaffed. That's a situation that could leave hundreds of residents with inadequate care on a daily basis.

3 dangerous road risks for motorcyclists

As a motorcyclist, you are aware of how important it is to stay safe on your ride, and you probably know most of the basic safety rules for motorcyclists, including wearing all the right protective gear. However, you may not be aware of the most dangerous risks you may encounter out on the roads.

Here are three of the most common:

Can you spot truck tires that need to be replaced?

Whether you drive a truck for yourself or for a company, the ultimate responsibility for safety is on you -- so it's important to know how to spot tires that need to be replaced.

Since tires are expensive, you don't want to replace them unless it's really necessary, but these are the signs of tires that are past their prime:

These are the warning signs of nursing home abuse

If your parent is in a nursing home, how can you tell the difference between an occasional minor lapse in the quality of services and a serious sign of neglect?

The sad reality is that many seniors aren't able to speak for themselves. Many suffer from dementia or ailments that impair their abilities to effectively communicate their problems.

Understanding Ohio’s motorcycle laws

If you are an Ohio motorcycle enthusiast, or your teenager has begun pestering you for a bike, you should familiarize yourself with Ohio’s motorcycle laws, some of which may surprise you. For instance, did you know that while you cannot wear earplugs while riding a cycle, you also need not wear a safety helmet unless you are a novice rider under 18 years of age or a passenger of such a rider?

Ohio’s cycle laws fall into the following three categories:

  1. Licensing requirements
  2. Mechanical requirements
  3. Protective gear requirements

How truck companies can prevent unqualified drivers

Trucking is a dangerous job -- which means that trucking companies should do everything they can to avoid putting an unqualified or inexperienced driver behind the wheel.

Unfortunately, as consumer demand for shipping increases and more truckers age out of the system, companies sometimes fail to take the necessary steps to make sure that their drivers are safe.

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