Issues that can arise with blind spot monitors

In a city like New York, drivers need to be on constant alert from every angle of their car to avoid any traffic accidents. Unfortunately, some cars contain massive interior blind spots that could leave drivers vulnerable if a nearby vehicle is within the area the spot covers up. Thankfully, vehicle companies have been installing… read more

What are the requirements for school bus drivers?

The most vulnerable passengers on New York roadways are children. This makes it especially important that the driver of a school bus has the proper training and abilities to drive a vehicle of this size and transport such important passengers. If you want to become a school bus driver in the state, there are very… read more

Subtle methods to help your teen drive safely

As a parent in New York, it can be terrifying once your teenager is ready to drive on the streets by themselves. Even though the state has made more enforcements on distracted and drunk driving within the last decade, you still do not have full control over what your child does behind the wheel in… read more

Hours-of-service requirements for truck drivers

Traveling on New York’s roads for long, uninterrupted periods of time can make almost anyone feel fatigued. A fatigued driver is a dangerous driver given the impact that drowsiness can have on one’s reaction times while behind the wheel. Those whose jobs require them to drive for extended lengths (such as truck drivers) are encouraged… read more

Why is the drug valsartan being recalled?

As the Food and Drug Administration continues its investigation into a popular medication called valsartan, doctors in New York and other cities are concerned about getting the word out to patients that the drug has been recalled. Doctors prescribed the drug to an estimated 3 million hypertension patients throughout the country, Newsday reports, who may… read more

The new, improved guidelines for children who have TBI

Raising a child can be anxiety-inducing. Every parent worries about their child’s wellbeing and safety. The last thing that a parent wants for their child is a life-long, potentially debilitating injury. However, this is an everyday reality for hundreds of thousands of families in the United States whose children have suffered traumatic brain injuries (TBI)…. read more

I’m baby-proofing our home; what should I know?

New Yorkers know that baby-proofing their home is part of the process of raising a child and something that should be done by the time their little ones start crawling around. Preventing them from getting into deadly poisons, cleaning products, sharp objects and other harmful things around the home is a priority for their safety…. read more