In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect with the goal of increasing trade between the United States, Mexico and Canada. Part of NAFTA included opening up the border to Mexican and American trucks traveling to the opposite country for deliveries.
On March 13, 2014, the US Department of Transportation (US DOT) issued an updated proposed rule to require the use of electronic log books, or Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs).
Often, our home is where we feel the safest. But, an accident can happen anywhere – even within our own homes.
Pradaxa is used to prevent strokes in patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation, a heart-rhythm disorder. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) in 2010.
According to the National Safety Council, 21% of 2012 crashes (or 1.2 million) involved talking on handheld or hands-free cell phones. The non-profit advocates that “hands-free is not risk-free” and as such, plans to recognize this upcoming April 2014 as Distracted Driving Awareness Month.