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GPS Use

When driving in an unfamiliar city, a global positioning system (GPS) (navigation system) can be of help in finding a destination, if the right type of device is used.

What can workers' compensation benefits cover for nurses?

Workers' compensation benefits are typically available to most Nebraska workers, including those in the nursing field, in the event they experience injury in a work-related incident. The claims process can be quite complex, but it is helpful for nurses to understand how this type of insurance works and what they can hope to recover in case they ever need to file a claim.

Avoid fatigue and you may also escape other trucking hazards

Truckers face an endless list of hazards as they navigate the busy roads — and often-dangerous conditions — across different state lines. If you are a member of this industry, you will likely want to know that your employer has workers' compensation insurance in place. Despite strict rules that govern the hours that you may drive before mandatory rest periods, a number of additional occupational hazards may threaten your safety.

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.

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.

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. 

CRASH PREVENTABILITY STUDY

Image result for crash preventability study Motor carriers with eligible accidents have the opportunity to participate in FMCSA's Crash Preventability Demonstration Program, which started August 1, 2017. The study is expected to last a minimum of 24 months. FMCSA believes studies show that crash involvement is a strong indicator of future crash risk, while many stakeholders argue that preventability should be taken into consideration. The program will put those arguments to the test. A crash is eligible for participation in the program if it occurred on or after June 1, 2017 and the:

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