Automatic Emergency Braking Required for Vehicle Manufacturers Starting in 2029

Automatic emergency braking reduces motor vehicle crashes. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently finalized a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard that will make automatic emergency braking standard on all passenger cars and light trucks by September 2029. The automatic braking standard is anticipated to significantly reduce rear-end and pedestrian collisions. NHTSA is […]

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Millions of Americans ride motorcycles. Unfortunately, they tend to be overrepresented in fatal traffic crashes. 15% of all traffic fatalities in 2022 were motorcyclists. Even worse, this number is on the rise—the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that it’s the highest number of motorcyclists killed since 1975 or before. What can be done […]

Bike Safety Tips and Reminders for Cyclists

In 2021, 966 cyclists were killed in traffic crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA). The National Safety Council reports that there were 102 fatalities and approximately 136,753 emergency room visits due to bicycling injuries for children up to age 19 in 2020. When a vehicle and bike are in a […]

Prevent Trenching and Excavation Injuries

Work safety is important in all sectors, but particularly in environments where there is a risk of trenching or excavation injuries. Trench collapses, or cave-ins, pose the most risk to workers’ lives. Following safety procedures is critical for everyone in these work environments. In this article, we’re sharing some tips from OSHA to help reduce […]