Driving through a construction zone is a challenge, as you have to contend with cars, workers and a variety of equipment in close proximity to your lane of travel. Even so, you know that you'll face this situation every now and again.
First, the good news: The chances that your plane will crash are about one in 5.4 million, and perhaps even one in 11 million, depending on the report you read. In fact, you are more likely to win an Oscar or become president of the United States than you are to die in a plane crash. You are certainly more likely – about 200 times more likely – to suffer injuries in a motor vehicle accident on a Georgia highway than in a plane crash.
When you get in your car to go to work, school, the doctor or to run errands, you will likely come across dozens of commercial trucks. You might be behind one on a two-lane road, next to one on highway or be followed by one on a one-way road. No matter the circumstances, you need to follow the safety tips described today for driving near a commercial truck.
Few things are as frustrating as going to the doctor with a problem you have been thinking about nonstop for weeks and feeling like your doctor doesn't even listen to you. This is a very common issue. According to one study, while most doctors (75 percent) think that they communicate well with patients, a mere 21 percent of those patients actually agree.
As a driver, you have full control over everything you do in your vehicle. Conversely, you don't have any control over other people on the road, as they're going to make their own decisions.
Whiplash is often thought of as simple neck pain after a car accident. If you get hit from behind, for instance, your head may snap back and forth violently during the crash. Even if you do not break anything, you could still experience whiplash and need medical treatment.