Tag: accidents

When Cars Collide: Common Causes for the Dreaded Crash

When Cars Collide: Common Causes for the Dreaded Crash

November 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Have you ever experienced a fender bender? Perhaps every driver’s worst fear, it is nonetheless an unfortunate reality of the road: motor vehicle accidents occur every 60 seconds, worldwide. In this infographic, InsuranceHotline.com looks at some common causes of auto accidents.

In the Nurse’s Office: Common Sicknesses in Schools

In the Nurse’s Office: Common Sicknesses in Schools

November 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

It’s November, which means the holiday season is nearly here. With all the joy and family gatherings the holidays bring comes injuries and illness, too. Keep your family healthy this year by understanding – and avoiding – the most common holiday accidents. This infographic looks at some of the most common sicknesses in schools.

Agricultural Accidents

Agricultural Accidents

July 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The agriculture industry is big business. It employs over one billion people worldwide, accounting for an incredible 35% of total global employment. With such a phenomenal number of people working in this industry, accidents are a major concern. An average of 170,000 fatal accidents involving agricultural work occur all over the world every year, 51% of the total number of fatal work accidents globally!

Cycling Accident Stats

Cycling Accident Stats

February 19, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

There are some surprising stats around cycling accidents, for example, did you know that 4 out of 5 cyclist casualties are male? National Accident Helpline created this infographic after noticing a significant increase in cyclists contacting them after being injured in a road accident.

Top 9 Things to Do After a Car Accident

Top 9 Things to Do After a Car Accident

February 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

After a car accident, drivers may become flustered, or worse injured. For that reason, it is important to be aware of the important steps to make after an accident on the road. The law firm of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP has created this infographic that outlines the top 9 things to do after a car accident. These steps include seeking medical attention, calling the police, collecting information from other drivers involved and taking pictures.

The Hidden Dangers of Working in the Food Industry

The Hidden Dangers of Working in the Food Industry

January 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic from Ankin Law takes a look at the the dangers that come with working in the food industry. From razor-sharp knives to 700 degree ovens, your favorite restaurant is more dangerous than you might think.

Unintentional Injury Deaths

Unintentional Injury Deaths

December 18, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In 2010, 118,043 people died as a result of an unintentional injury, making it the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. Get the facts and learn how you can protect yourself from personal injury in the following infographic from Total Injury.

Unexpected Odds and Disproportionate Fears

Unexpected Odds and Disproportionate Fears

December 13, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The odds of dying from a lightning strike are one in 134,906. Are you afraid of dying from strange types of injuries or accidents? You’re more likely to die of disease. TotalInjury.com takes a look at some “Unexpected Odds and Disproportionate Fears.”

Buckle Up Those Seatbelts

Buckle Up Those Seatbelts

December 11, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics indicate that seat belt restraint use by accident victims has risen 85% between the years of 2001 and 2010. The great news means that less people are losing their lives not wearing a seat belt. This increase in restraint use is extending the lives of thousands drivers and passengers across the nation.

Driving While Distracted

Driving While Distracted

December 11, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In an effort to educate young drivers about the dangers of distracted driving, Hardison Wood has created an infographic with the most important facts and statistics. In the US, a large proportion of accidents causing death or injury result from distracted drivers. As laws continue to become more strict for those that choose to take up their phones at the wheel, it’s necessary to keep yourself educated about your legal rights and how to avoid an accident yourself.

Dangers of Distracted Driving

Dangers of Distracted Driving

November 16, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Distracted driving is becoming more and more common every day. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there are over 15 individuals killed as a result of distracted driving every day. This infographic provides a visual aid to the important facts, statistics, and dangers of distracted driving.

The Probability of Unusual Accidents

The Probability of Unusual Accidents

November 16, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Many people fear falling from high places, getting into a car wreck or being the victim of another tragic accident. People also fear less common events, like getting struck by lightning. What are the odds that occurrences like that would happen? What are the chances that you’ll die from some of these unusual types of accidents? This infographic by Total Injury takes a look at a few of them.

Distracted Driving: Statistics and Laws

Distracted Driving: Statistics and Laws

September 6, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Distracted driving is a growing problem in the USA that costs thousands of lives annually. In the infographic below, see how being distracted while you drive increases the chance of being involved in an accident.

Four Cyclists Have Died in Tour de France

Four Cyclists Have Died in Tour de France

July 19, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In the 45th year of Tom Simpson’s tragic death, leading law firm Accident Claims has put together an infographic which chronicles the fatalities of the Tour de France and highlights the dangers cyclists (and spectators) face with each race. Since the first competition 1903, the Tour de France has seen four cyclists suffer fatal injuries, as well as several deaths of spectators, demonstrators, children, journalists and officials.