Tag Archives: safety

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

According to experts, approximately 421,000 people are injured every year in distraction related crashes. Distracted drivers put each and every one of us at risk for serious injury and even death. Please join us this month as we promote Distracted Driving Awareness Month. “Technology allows us to make phone calls, dictate texts or emails and -->

The Skully Smart Motorcycle Helmet Provides an Added Layer of Safety

Using an elaborate network of sensors, microprocessors, and a camera, the newly designed Skully AR-1 is able to deliver a Heads Up Display, with turn-by-turn GPS navigation, with information appearing approximately ten feet in front of the rider. The platform, called the Synapse platform, offers automatic infinitely variable focal distance, meaning that the GPS itself -->

Metro-North Takes Safety Measures

After a fatal derailment and several other disasters, Metro-North is changing its focus from punctuality and on-time performance to safety statistics and messages. The change is in response to a recent review about Metro-North’s “deficient safety culture.” “While good progress has been made, much more needs to be done,” Joseph J. Giulietti, Metro-North’s president, wrote -->

New Safety Measures in Place for Metro-North Trains

Following the recent December 2013 derailment, Metro-North railroad has introduced some new safety measures. The railroad has reportedly finished signally upgrades that will automatically brake speeding trains at movable bridges and sharp curves. Transit advocate, Jim Cameron is warning riders about new timetables expected in May that may reflect a decade of slower service. The -->

When is it Safe to Drive After Breaking a Bone?

Broken an bone? Wondering when it will be safe to drive again? It turns out there is no widely accepted return-to-driving timeline for patients who must wear casts, slings, neck collars or ankle boots. No matter what injury you are suffering from, glancing in the side mirrors, steering, braking, and other necessary driving abilities can -->