Road traffic has significantly decreased over the past year. With fewer people commuting during the Coronavirus pandemic, areas previously known for congestion have become mostly clear for those still traveling. While these conditions may sound ideal, near-empty roads have resulted in more dangerous driving behaviors.
The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) reports that slip and fall injuries account for about 8 million emergency visits each year. On the job, these accidents are the main reason employees miss work and lead to the most workers’ compensation claims.
Based on statistics from the Federal Highway Administration, about 25 percent of all weather-related crashes can be attributed to snow, ice and slushy conditions.
For adult pet owners, you likely know how to react when an unfamiliar dog barks or lunges at you. Through your experience with dogs throughout life, you may be able to tell when a dog is feeling territorial or ready to attack.
While no one likes having to scrape snow and ice off their vehicle the morning after a snowstorm, it’s a necessity for everyone’s safety. Connecticut, along with 10 other states, have snow removal laws for drivers. The buildup can block your view and creates a hazard for other drivers when it flies off your roof.