Bicycle Accidents in Oregon Remind Us to Share the Road

Four bicyclists were killed and another three were hospitalized in automobile collisions in Oregon this week. An 81-year-old man died after his bicycle swerved in to the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 101 near Garibaldi, Oregon, crashing into the back of a passing truck’s loaded log pole trailer. Last weekend, an 18-year-old recent Clackamas High… Learn More »

Proposed Bill Seeks to Make Football Helmets For Young Athletes Safer

A bill introduced last week in the House by Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J) (co-founder and co-chairman of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force), and in the Senate by Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), would give companies that manufacture helmets for young athletes nine months to improve safety standards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) would then… Learn More »