Story Highlights: The 21st century didn’t bring Americans flying cars, but in some other ways, there’s been progress. Social progress is something that continues, but it can still be a struggle. America has had a contentious history that includes slavery in its past, as well as poor treatment of women. Today, these are issues that continue to be addressed, but it is not a fight that is over. For some people, sexual harassment is one…
Story Highlights: The modern American way of life guarantees one thing for most people; the need to commute in a motor vehicle. While some people live in cities where public transportation may be available to get to and from work, many people don’t have that option, especially from bedroom communities to a larger urban center, and automobiles are no longer a luxury, but an occupational necessity. As a result, there are millions of cars on…
Story Highlights: For most people, the words “security” translate into safety and a bit more peace of mind. A security guard at a condo complex means someone capable of responding to emergencies. A security camera network in common areas means people know that there’s an ever-present “eye witness” to record actions like theft, or assault. But sometimes, even there is a claim that security is present at a property, it doesn’t work as intended, or,…
Story Highlights: Drivers don’t always have their eyes or minds on the roads today. There are all sorts of things that can distract them when they are behind the wheel. For example, cell phones are great for keeping in touch with friends and family. They make it possible for persons to access the World Wide Web for fun or research purposes. Heck, folks can even stay entertained and amused thanks to apps on the devices.…
Story Highlights: More and more tractor-trailers are driving on the U.S. roadways each year, including right here in Florida. So much so, that at times, it can feel like a person can’t go anywhere without seeing a big-rig. Of course, there is not necessarily wrong with trucks being everywhere. That just means that the economy is strong, and the drivers are delivering goods to stores, restaurants, gas stations, and more. In doing so, they ensure…
Story Highlights: Many Americans take great pride in the constitutionally enshrined right to bear arms. Being able to own and use a firearm is not a privilege other countries necessarily enjoy. However, a firearm, as intended by design, is a weapon created to inflict maximum damage in minimal time at range. That means that any accident that occurs with a firearm has the potential to be serious or even lethal. This, unfortunately, is where some…
Story Highlights: A Semi Hydroplaned On I-75 The Truck Crashed Into A Guard Rail A Pedestrian Was Injured Helping The Driver A 2nd Truck Collided With The 1st SARASOTA COUNTY – Florida Highway Patrol Announced three people were injured when a tractor trailer hydroplaned and then crashed onto a guard rail and then collided into another tractor trailer on Friday early morning. The Accident Happened as 46 year old Ramon Reyes of Orlando was driving…
Story Highlights: Now, more than ever, 21st century America relies on one major source of power; electricity. While many cars still run on gasoline, homes, commercial buildings, and industrial buildings all need electricity to run their lights, monitors, computers, and other equipment. Even on the go, phones and laptop computers require electricity from batteries, which must then be recharged from an electrical power source once they are drained. However, with so many sources of electricity…
Story Highlights: The world is anything but a safe place today. There are plenty of stories in the headlines each and every day about muggings, shootings, stabbings, and more. They happen in public places, homes, and even commercial properties. When the latter is concerned, sometimes, lax security practices allow the events to unfold. Businesses have an obligation to keep their workers and clients safe and free of harm. However, if they don’t take precautions, attacks…
Story Highlights: When items make it to the open market, they are deemed safe and ready for consumers to use. However, from time to time, it is not uncommon for a defective product to come available for people to purchase. The instances happen more often than one might believe. For example, hoverboards were all the rage just a few years back. Then, after receiving the units, fires were breaking due to the batteries. Persons were…