MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. As more self-driving cars get tested on U.S. roads, we are likely to see more accidents take place. Even though we may understand this fact intellectually, many people experience a visceral reaction when autonomous vehicle crashes hit the news. According to Wired, a Waymo self-driving van was involved in another accident in Arizona
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. Many people have medical insurance and auto insurance. Some people can afford to buy their family insurance. Others are covered by the business they work for (learn more about this here). However, not all people have insurance. Some people opt to not purchase any insurance like this. Whilst this saves the individual some
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. Despite the increased popularity of biking across America, bicyclists are still sometimes seen as risk-takers. Critics of city bicycling often claim that bicyclists endanger themselves because they often break the law. But, is this true, or a myth?
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. Will Ferrell made national news last week after he was involved in a rollover SUV accident that left two people injured. CNN reports that the SUV in which Ferrell was riding was struck by another vehicle. When the vehicle was struck, it hit the median, and then overturned. Two other people in the
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. When we think about the risk that cars pose to our safety and health, we often think about car accidents, distracted driving, and drunk driving. Yet, cars also pose another deadly hidden risk. According to Fortune, 40,000 people died in car accidents in 2016 alone, making 2016 the deadliest year on record in
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. While the greatest immediate injury risk your cell phone poses involves distracted driving, the possibility that cell phones can pose a cancer risk has re-entered the news. According to Scientific American, cell phones emit a non-ionizing radio frequency radiation that can heat up tissues by exciting the tissue’s molecules.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. Accelerated bridge construction is a new construction technique that was employed in the construction of the pedestrian bridge that collapsed in Miami near Florida International University. Could this new construction method put other people and other cities at risk? When it comes to construction, there are a lot of risks that can be
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. Students have a right to enjoy safe learning environments free of gun violence, interpersonal violence, verbal violence, and fear. However, many school districts have to walk a delicate balance between taking violent and potentially dangerous students out of the classroom and fighting the possible racial bias of teachers. As Minneapolis’s school districts have
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. If you work full-time and you are injured in a car accident, you’ll have the right to seek damages for your lost wages. This money ensures that you and your family can make ends meet as you recover from your accident. However, if you are a stay-at-home parent or if you are a
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. According to the Atlantic, Uber is launching a new product in its ride sharing service arsenal that will allow doctors and hospitals to schedule rides for their patients. The rides can take patients home after medical treatment or schedule pick-ups for patients going to an appointment or to necessary medical care. Doctors will