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October 2013 Archives

With more seniors on the road, know when to take the keys

As the population of the United States continues to increase, so does the number of people over the age of 65. The population of individuals that are 65 and older is expected to increase within the next 20 years, which means that more seniors will be driving on U.S. roads.

Proposal would increase burial benefits for workers killed in MA

Fatal workplace accidents and injuries can be very difficult for victims' families to deal with in Massachusetts. After a family member is killed on-the-job, many families don't think about how the funeral and other expenses will be paid until after they have grieved. 

Drugs, alcohol significantly increase risk of fatal car accidents

In one of our previous blog posts, we discussed how marijuana legalization has impacted traffic accidents in Massachusetts. To continue that discussion, a new study found that driving under the influence of drugs increases the risk of being killed in a car accident. The risk increased for drivers who were under the influence of both alcohol and drugs at the time of the crash. 

Fatal bus crash highlights safety risks for passengers

Many people and groups use buses for traveling instead of driving their own vehicles. Riding a bus can be cheaper and more convenient for many people. However, a recent fatal bus accident is just another tragic example of the dangers bus passengers face when traveling long distances on a commercial bus.

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