Sunscreen: What does it all mean?

When shopping for sunscreen, there are a variety of options. In addition to SPF, there are also different types of ultraviolet protection. According to the FDA, sunburn is primarily caused by UVB radiation. Both UVA and UVB radiation can cause sunburn and skin cancer. Sunscreen that is labeled “broad spectrum” or with an SPF of […]

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Bicycling: Making the Road Safe For Everyone

With the summer sunshine, there are more bicyclists on the road this time of year. As a result, drivers should be particularly cautious of bicycles on the roadways. As a general rule, drivers should look for bicycles much like how they look for other vehicles. This includes checking your blind spot when changing lanes or […]

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Achieving Justice with Personal Injury Attorneys in Salem, Oregon

No matter how well or carefully you drive, accidents are part of life on the road, especially in Oregon. An August 5, 2014 article by James Reddick for Oregon Live reports on one such mishap:

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​Children and Biking Safety

Teaching bike safety should start at a young age. It is important that parents instruct their children in the proper use of helmets and safe biking practices. Helping children at a young age understand bicycle safety will also help them be more aware of bicyclists once they reach the age of driving. The following website […]

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Woman Charged for Looking at Facebook while driving

In North Dakota, a 20-year old woman was charged with negligent homicide after she rear-ended a vehicle at 85 miles per hour. The 89-year old driver of the other vehicle was killed in the accident. Cell phone records show that the 20-year old driver was texting, as well as looking at Facebook’s mobile app while […]

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Tragedy with GM Recalls

General Motors is offering monetary compensation to family members of individuals killed or injured in accidents caused by defects in their vehicles. One such family, the Gass family, lost their 27-year old daughter in a crash that is believed to have resulted from an ignition switch defect in her 2006 Saturn Ion. Ms. Gass received […]

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Country Driving: An Overview

While you may have driven a country road hundreds of times, it is still important to take precautions. You may face an unexpected challenge around any turn. Pay attention to the road around you and any potential signs. Mud on the road may signify a tractor or farm equipment ahead. Skid marks on the road […]

Country Driving: Farm Equipment and Animals

As you drive on country roads, you likely will come across farm equipment on the road. Know that often the drivers of these pieces of machinery are wearing ear defenders, and thus will not be able to hear that you are behind them. Do not follow too closely, and make sure to plan your over-taking […]

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A Sad Safety Reminder – Wear a Helmet

A man died last weekend, from injuries from a bicycle accident. The man was biking on the shoulder of Highway 22. He hit a piece of wood and lost control of his bike. He fell and landed on his face; he was not wearing a helmet. He was first taken to the emergency room in […]

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National Poetry Award Won by Roseburg Inmate

An inmate at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility has won a national poetry award for poetry written by young people in corrections programs. The competition included a one-month class on Poetry. This program is similar to the playwright program we mentioned last month. Both programs offer youths the opportunity to express themselves through writing and […]

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