Route 495: Uniquely Bad Road in Massachusetts
Route 495 in Massachusetts makes horrific headlines: 2 Killed, 3 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on I-495 in Lawrence. December 5, 2018. Kia Sportage driven in the southbound lane by a 38 year old Lawrence woman inexplicably crossed into northbound lane, sideswiping a pickup truck then hitting 2 SUVs head on. […]
Pedestrian Fatalities: Accident Rate On the Rise
Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise across the US. The simple act of walking across the street poses a threat whether in a city or a rural area. The Governors Highway Safety Agency – GHSA for short – reports that during the 10 year period leading up to 2017 pedestrian […]
Traffic Accidents: Gridlock, Bad Drivers and Accident Rates
Traffic, accidents and headaches. Those three things seem to go together. For those who sit in traffic day in and day out there’s no relief in numbers. But people who study such things tell us Massachusetts has reason to be proud. Boston rush hour traffic ranks number 1 worst in […]
Jessica’s Law: Dangers from Snow & Ice Buildup on Vehicles
Do New Hampshire police really stop drivers who don’t clear snow off the roof of their cars? During one snowstorm in November, 2018 New Hampshire Police handed out 56 traffic tickets to drivers failing to clear snow off their vehicles. On January 31, 2019, news reports indicate New Hampshire State […]
Older Driver’s: Should Their Licenses Be Taken Away?
Do you think that older drivers should have their driver’s licenses taken away at a certain age? Taking car keys away from an older driver presents a nearly unthinkable task. First of all it would be the rare senior voluntarily surrendering the car keys. Car keys don’t simply start the […]
Medicare Basics: What are the Parts? Does Medicare pay Accident Bills?
Medicare provides medical coverage for all Americans once they reach age 65. People on Social Security Disability for two years also receive Medicare. There are other twists. But why do TV ads, junk mail and other sources barrage us all with alleged info on Medicare? Medicare basics are out there. […]
Aggressive Drivers Worse During Christmas Season
Aggressive drivers terrorize the highways all year round. But over the Christmas holiday season they strike fear into other drivers at an even higher rate. With pressure to buy gifts, attend social events and other seasonal stress, drivers often forget good driving manners. If they ever had them. How bad […]
Exit 4A: Whats Happening with this Project?
Exit 4A off Interstate I 93 in the Derry-Londonderry area, 30 years on the drawing board, appears about ready to come to life. Maybe. Advantages include relieving pressure from a traffic nightmare. At Exit 4 drivers headed to Derry merge from 2 lanes to one. During rush hour that traffic […]
Subluxation: Dislocation Impacting Other Parts of Body
Subluxation occurs when one or more bones in the spine move out of position. Also called a vertebral subluxation, this partial dislocation moves the bones out of position creating pressure on or irritation of spinal nerves. Medical authorities define it as partial dislocation of any joint in the body. It […]