Brain injuries can happen in many different ways. From a car accident, to an assault, to a sports injury, there are many ways that a Virginian might suffer from brain damage. In recent years, the possibility of head trauma from sports injuries, specifically in football, has gained increased attention.
Though motorcycle accidents may garner a lot of attention, in Virginia they represent a surprisingly low percentage of total vehicular accidents. The motorcycle accidents that do occur happen for a wide variety of reasons, and may result in either injuries or, tragically, fatalities.
The signs and symptoms of a brain injury may vary, and may potentially be confused with another injury. Due to the seriousness of brain injuries, however, it is important to properly identify and treat them as quickly as possible so that a Virginian may have optimal chances of recovery.
As the weather warms up and spring begins to blossom, Virginia motorcyclists may be embarking on more rides to enjoy the season. With an increased presence of motorcyclists on the highways in the warmer months, other drivers ought to take precautions to ensure the safety of all Virginia drivers, as this blog reported in a previous post.
In its "Most Wanted List" for desired safety improvements in 2016, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is aiming to end the prevalence of substance abuse among drivers, including truck drivers. Drivers' negligence in driving under the influence, whether a small vehicle driver or a truck driver, has serious, and all too often, deadly results, both in Texas and nationwide.