Having a spinal cord injury often means that you are unable to walk and may not even be able to move anything but your head and neck. However, for four men, having a spinal cord injury did not keep them down.
Getting into a car accident is never easy or something you can just blow off as unimportant. Being hit by another vehicle happens more often than you might think. In 2013, there were 69,430 car accidents in Oklahoma alone. This is an increase of 1.8 percent from 2012. It seems that driving defensively may not be enough.
Being a victim of an incident that causes a brain injury can leave you facing challenges that you aren't ready for. This type of injury can change your life forever. Remembering that the person who had the injury happen to him or her is, first of all a person, is vital. The cause, location and severity of the injury will affect each person differently.
Truck accidents occur too often. When it comes to bicycle riders and pedestrians the numbers are high, especially in big cities. For instance, one experienced biker was in a designated bike lane last year and got literally sucked under the wheel of an 18-wheeler. It is so tragic and awful to lose a loved one due to the careless driving of a trucker, but it happens all too often.
Having a loved one killed in a fatal accident causes so much grief. The recovery process can be daunting and you may feel like the hole in your heart will never go away. Because of others' poor choices, you have lost a loved one. Their irresponsible actions took the life of someone who is so dear to you.
Have you ever thought of how expensive truck accidents are? The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has put a cost on the big rig accidents. The NTHSA has instituted a program called electronic stability control, or ESC. This system will save 49 lives, prevent 1,759 accidents each year and save $300 million annually.