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Can poorly loaded cargo cause an accident?

When you hear of truck accidents in Oregon you probably think of factors like distraction or fatigue as being the cause. While these are common causes, poorly loaded cargo can also present a significant accident risk. Improper loading techniques, lackluster securing procedures and driving too fast for the weight of your load can all cause cargo to shift. When this…

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Catastrophic dangers to warehouse workers

Employees who toil in warehouses are essential. Without them, products of all kinds would never reach consumers. Individuals earning paychecks in distribution centers deserve the respect of everyone. The reason for this is that their jobs present particular danger. While not every incident is debilitating, many are life-altering, even deadly. Awareness of the potential for personal injury is vital for…

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How do I learn about recalls?

When a product malfunctions or otherwise becomes dangerous, the company will usually issue a recall notice. While these stories often make news headlines, what happens if you do not pay attention to the news? How can you learn about recalls? According to the United State Department of Transportation, you should check for recalls on government sites at least two times…

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What does the brain’s frontal lobe affect?

Head injuries can and do manifest differently in every person that experiences them. However, due to the similar structures and functions of the brain in every person, injuries to certain areas of the head or brain tend to have similar manifestations. This includes damage to the frontal lobe. What sort of areas does this part of the brain control? How…

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What are crush injuries?

Getting into a car crash can result in a plethora of unpleasant injuries. Though some injuries get a lot of press and attention such as spinal cord and head trauma, other injuries do not often get spoken of. This includes crush injuries, which are almost always notably severe. But what exactly are they? Severity of crush injuries Up To Date…

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What are traumatic brain injuries?

Traumatic brain injuries happen when the head takes a significant amount of damage, usually causing the brain to hit the inside of the skull. These injuries – known as TBIs – can have a severe impact on a victim’s overall health and wellness. Changes in personality and pain Medline Plus discusses the impact of trauma on the brain. Traumatic brain…

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What cyclists need to know about Oregon’s stop-as-yield law

Cyclists follow many of the same rules as motorists. In most states, this includes stopping at stop signs. However, a few states, including Oregon, have separate rules for how cyclists approach stop signs. In 2020, Oregon enacted a stop-as-yield law for cyclists. What is the stop-as-yield law? In most states, bicycles must come to a complete stop at a stop…

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Why fatigue is a risk for truckers

When you get behind the wheel of your big rig in Oregon, you have the responsibility of driving safely and attentively. Fatigue can disrupt your focus and replace your confidence with incoherence. Understanding just how dangerous fatigue is might give you the incentive to avoid exhaustion. Prioritizing your sleep and complying with all federal guidelines can lower your risks of…

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