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Car Accidents Involving Underinsured and Uninsured Motorist Insurance Coverage

 Most car accidents and crashes are caused by irresponsible drivers. Most irresponsible drivers refuse or fail to maintain adequate insurance coverage to cover the harms and losses they cause by driving negligently. Thus, it is important to be aware what you have to do in order to make a claim for UM/UIM benefits. 

New drug testing rule combats Opiod Epidemic

Image result for drug testing Effective Jan. 1, 2018 four opioids are added to the DOT's drug-testing panel for safety-sensitive positions. Those opioids include hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone. In addition, labs must add methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) as an initial test analyte and remove methylenedioxyethylamphetamine (MDEA) as a confirmatory test analyte.

Are you a nurse? Protect yourself from becoming a patient

If your chosen field of study is the medical industry, you will likely face the hazards typically present in hospitals. As a nurse in Nebraska, you will have to learn about the risks in order to take the necessary precautions. Fortunately, safety guidelines and recommendations are in place to protect you.

If you are new to the hospital environment, you might be unprepared for the emotional impact that severely ill or critically injured patients can have on you. Note that a disturbed emotional balance can cause you to focus on the wrong things and forget about the fundamental steps that will ensure the safety of you and others around you.

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE - Part 1

Image result for semi truck driver preventive maintenance A professional driver's involvement is key when it comes to a successful preventive maintenance program. Drivers are often the first to notice a problem or issue and can have it repaired before it becomes one that can cause a breakdown or accident. 

Love to ride a motorcycle? Keep these safety tips in mind

If the sun shining down in Nebraska on a nice, warm day makes you want to take your motorcycle for a ride, you are likely in the company of many other like-minded people. Traveling along on two wheels, feeling the wind in your hair (underneath your safety helmet, of course) and watching the clouds roll by may be what you consider a perfect recipe for a wonderful day. Perhaps you enjoy taking a passenger along sometimes as well.

The key to truly enjoying a motorcycle ride has a lot to do with safety. Since riding a motorcycle is a lot different than driving a car, you'll want to make sure you receive appropriate training, acquire the proper license and follow all the traffic and safety laws and regulations.

ATRI Study to Identify Safe, Younger Drivers

Image result for young truck drivers The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is working to identify the next generation of sale commercial drivers using data on seasoned professionals.  ATRI, in phase one of its research, has identified the characteristics of safe, older commercial drivers in hopes of developing a Younger Driver Assessment Tool.  The study uses existing scientific literature that compares character traits against associated safety outcomes. Personality, health and cognition have been identified in the report as predictors of safe driving. 

ATRI Study to Identify Safe, Younger Drivers

Image result for young truck drivers The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is working to identify the next generation of sale commercial drivers using data on seasoned professionals.  ATRI, in phase one of its research, has identified the characteristics of safe, older commercial drivers in hopes of developing a Younger Driver Assessment Tool.  The study uses existing scientific literature that compares character traits against associated safety outcomes. Personality, health and cognition have been identified in the report as predictors of safe driving. 

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