The Houston Chronicle recently recalled the tragic 2011 death of a 4-year-old Kingwood girl in a backup accident. Heartbreakingly, her mom was at the wheel of the SUV that killed her. She had been in the habit of running out of the house at the last minute to greet her parents or to say goodbye, and it was apparently that habit that ended her life.
Johnson & Johnson recently voluntarily recalled two drugs manufactured by third parties, and the recalls are prompting important questions about the company’s quality control procedures. The two defective drugs were:
A collection of statistics from the FBI, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Traffic Injury Research Foundation are pointing to a growing trend of drunk driving among women. While the rate of men arrested for DWI and DUI has been declining nationwide since 1995, the research found that the rate for women is rising at the same time. In fact, the latest statistics from the FBI show that women accounted for nearly a quarter of all drunk driving arrests in 2011 -- a dramatic rise since the early 80s, when women only made up 10 percent of those arrests.
Tractor-trailers can be some of the largest, heaviest and most powerful vehicles on the road. They are enormous and are often used to transport very heavy or dangerous cargo across the country. One can only imagine the terror of seeing one of these trucks approaching in your rearview mirror, barreling straight towards you and apparently not slowing down.