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    • Trucking Alliance Supports Truck Safety Technology

      Trucking Alliance Supports Truck Safety Technology

      According to a statement released November 2, the Alliance for Driver Safety and Security (the Trucking Alliance) voiced support for the deployment of Advanced Safety Technologies (ASTs) in new trucks. The statement cited the findings of the AAA Foundation for […]

    • A Time to Give Thanks, Drive Safely

      A Time to Give Thanks, Drive Safely

      Thanksgiving marked the beginning of the biggest travelling season of the year for American motorists. AAA Texas estimated that 3.9 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this holiday week, a three percent spike over last […]

    • Road Debris: A Danger that Some Texas Drivers Are Suing Over

      Road Debris: A Danger that Some Texas Drivers Are Suing Over

      Fifty-four Texas drivers are part of a lawsuit filed against Durwood Greene, the company hired by the Texas Department of Transportation to perform roadwork on the Gulf Freeway. One of the drivers, Heidi Hall, said the debris she encountered while […]

    • Workplace Safety Could Reach New Levels with AI Technology from Microsoft

      Workplace Safety Could Reach New Levels with AI Technology from Microsoft

      Microsoft recently introduced a new workplace safety demo that uses technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance workplace safety. The safety solution uses existing closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, along with AI, to create a tool that can be used in […]

    • CVSA Program Aims to Train Truckers to Be Safe on the Road

      CVSA Program Aims to Train Truckers to Be Safe on the Road

      Safety should be a priority for those operating commercial trucks and buses. This year’s Operation Safe Driver, a week long roadside inspection program, aims to put that priority into practice. The annual event, sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance […]

    • New Hope: Pain Specialists Turn to Ketamine for Treating CRPS/RSD

      New Hope: Pain Specialists Turn to Ketamine for Treating CRPS/RSD

      Medical researchers have found that low doses of an intravenous anesthetic known as Ketamine may offer relief from the debilitating pain of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Their findings have been published in the Journal of Pain Medicine.   What […]

    • The Most Important Tool Construction Workers Need to Stay Safe on the Job

      The Most Important Tool Construction Workers Need to Stay Safe on the Job

      When it comes to construction site safety, there’s one tool above all others that can prevent injury and potentially save lives. It’s not a hardhat, a reflective vest or a pair of steel toe work boots (although the benefit of […]

    • Texas A&M Study Says Texting Most Dangerous Distraction on Road

      Texas A&M Study Says Texting Most Dangerous Distraction on Road

      Three types of distractions affect drivers on the road, and the most dangerous of those is texting, according to a paper published in August by the Center for Transportation Safety at Texas A&M University. The study, conducted by researchers who […]

    • CRPS/RSD Community Recognizes Leader in Pain Management

      CRPS/RSD Community Recognizes Leader in Pain Management

      Recently, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine selected Dr. Michael Stanton-Hicks as its 2017 John J. Bonica Lecture Award winner.  Having been called a giant in the management of complex regional pain syndrome/reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS/RSD) because […]

    • Texas Bans Texting while Driving—Is It Enough to Stop Distracted Driving?

      Texas Bans Texting while Driving—Is It Enough to Stop Distracted Driving?

      Starting September 1, 2017, a law signed by Governor Greg Abbot will take effect that makes texting while behind the wheel of an automobile a misdemeanor that can be punished by a fine between $25 and $99 for first time […]