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  • The Role Mechanics Play in Airplane Accidents

    There are hundreds of airplane accidents across the U.S. every year. Many, according to the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB), are caused by improper maintenance or failure to follow clear repair procedures or service bulletins. When aircraft maintenance operations fail in their duty to keep an airplane airworthy, they may be guilty of negligence and be liable for damages to injured ...
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  • Marginal Improvement in U.S. Road Fatalities - Still Concerning for Drivers

    Although road deaths have declined slightly for the first half of 2017, officials note that there is still plenty for drivers to be concerned about. There were approximately 250 fewer deaths through June 30 during 2017 than there were in 2016, which signifies about a 1 percent drop for the period. While this does signify a trend in the right direction, officials note that the number still remains ...
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  • Tired America: How Fatigue is Impacting Safety in the U.S.

    Are you feeling a little tired? If you are, you are in good company. According to the National Safety Council , 43% of Americans don't get enough sleep. Yet, lack of sleep contributes to fatigue, and fatigue causes serious risks to safety throughout the United States. Sleep deprivation is a serious problem in the United States, with more than 4 out 10 Americans saying they don’t get enough sleep. ...
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  • Are Uber Drivers Being Pressured to Work Excessively Long Hours?

    According to the Oxford Dictionaries Online, “ridesharing” is an arrangement in which a passenger travels in a private vehicle driven by its owner, for free or a fee, as arranged by means of a website or app. Without a doubt, rideshare services have become more mainstream over the last couple years, and the industry shows no signs of slowing down. It seems like everyone knows the name Uber ...
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