Motor vehicle injuries remain to be a leading cause of death among children in the United States. In 2015, 663 children ages 12 years and younger died as passengers in motor vehicle crashes. A study found that in a span of a year, more than 600,000 children ages 0-12 rode in vehicles without the use of a child safety seat, booster seat, or a seat belt. Aside from this, child restraint systems are often misused in such a way that their effectiveness is reduced. Below are a few.
There’s plastic everywhere we go, and for the most part, there is no need to worry in terms of their safety when used. However, if we are talking about the toys and gears used by children, we must take due prudence in looking into the toxicity of this material. Here are few types of plastic that have been found to be dangerous: PVC or polyvinyl chloride. The manufacture of this type of plastic produces dioxin, which is a serious carcinogen. While dioxin is a manufacturing byproduct, and not.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drunk driving claims 29 lives in the United States every day. While fatalities due to DUI have fallen by 33% in the last decade, drunk-driving crashes still claim 10,000 lives per year, with deaths and damages contributing to a cost of $44B per year. Alcohol and a Person’s Driving Ability To operate a vehicle properly and safely, you need sound reasoning, thinking, and muscle coordination. Alcohol impairs all these abilities. A legal drink drive limit is determined by your.
Bitcoin has taken the world by storm, and since its introduction in 2008, it has inevitably faced several controversies. Scammers found a gold mine in the digital currency for many reasons. One of them is the fact that only a few people understand it, which makes it easier to make them believe false promises. Another reason is anonymity – cryptocurrency gives scammers relative ease to cover their tracks. Lastly, a major reason is that it is largely unregulated. Bitcoin chiefly operates outside of the conventions of a financial.
Californians own the most dogs in any state in the US, with nearly 40% of the households owning at least one dog. Insurance payouts for dog bite settlements are also higher in California than any other state. What does it entail to own dogs in the state? What are the laws that surround dog ownership in California? Dogs inside cars The California Penal Code prohibits dog owners from leaving their dogs inside their vehicles on an extremely hot or extremely cold day, as the extreme temperatures can damage.
As a traveler, unforeseen events such as missed flights, lost baggage, natural disasters, and tour operators going bankrupt are all too familiar; and protecting yourself against these would be a very wise decision. But which insurance should you purchase? Which one is perfect for you, and what are the things that you need to consider? First things first: do you need travel insurance? In deciding whether to get travel insurance and which one to get, the first thing you need to do is to check the coverage of.
For many years now, data has been a critical part of every organization. Criminals have been sharpening their tools to breach companies’ cybersecurity to get a hold of sensitive data. What is a data breach? A data breach occurs when a cybercriminal is able to infiltrate a data source and acquire sensitive information, either done physically by accessing a computer or a network and steal the information or compromising a network security remotely. The latter is the one often used to target companies. What are types of data.