Is the Driver Next to You Impaired? Maybe.
Potentially driver-impairing medications (PDIM) are readily available – many of them over-the-counter – and as many as 50 percent of drivers on the road at any time are on one or more. This makes staying sober and paying attention essential to avoid being involved in a car accident. Data from a recent study conducted…
FMCSA Denies Livestock Drivers Hours-of-Operation Exemption
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has denied a petition to exempt livestock haulers from current hours-of-operation regulations. This effort from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Livestock Marketing Association, American Farm Bureau Federation, American Beekeeping Federation, American Honey Producers Association, and National Aquaculture Association, would have allowed truckers hauling insects, aquatic animals, and…
National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
Often, when we think of brain injury and sports, football, soccer, and baseball come to mind. However, winter sports also come with head injury risks, making both awareness and safety precautions necessary. January is National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month, an effort to raise awareness of the risks winter sports pose for traumatic brain injury….