Snow & Ice Accidents

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As frigid temperatures swept the Midwest and Northeast on the last few days of January, the risk of snow squalls increased. Snow squalls are smaller, localized storms with brief heavy snowfall and winds. Much smaller scale than blizzards, the swift onset of snow squalls can lead to more traffic accidents…

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Public transportation is the heart of New York City. Each day, millions of New Yorker’s rely on the subway and bus system to get to where they are going, whether that be school or work of just for social calls. One of the city’s most important responsibilities to its people…

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Most Americans are familiar with the term “black ice,” though many do not differentiate between black ice and other forms of ice on roadways. During winter months, it is common in many areas for thick layers of ice to develop, but these are not black ice because they are more…

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Experts predicted a particularly powerful El Niño this year, and severe weather has been seen all over the country. This El Niño, the strongest since the late nineties, brought increased precipitation in many areas, as well as sudden shifts in weather patterns that caused a variety of major issues for…

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Daily inspection doesn’t make old machinery any newer. The best technicians in the world can only do so much to keep decaying equipment functioning. And yet many businesses continue to use old technology, even in situations where malfunction could cost people their lives. The mechanical failure of a ski lift…

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Cities and towns across the nation are finally getting it right. After years and years of children getting injured in sledding accidents in municipal parks and on other public property, city councils and other organizations are finally paying attention and putting an end to this dangerous activity. No longer will…

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