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Spillage of Contents by Big Trucks: Danger and Liability 

Due to the number of trucks on the road hauling 71 percent of all freight in the United States and around Roseville, spillage of contents becomes a problem affecting our safety. Truck drivers and shippers are required to make sure that their cargo is securely loaded and distributed properly. If this does not happen, the load can shift during transport, causing a catastrophic accident. In addition, some of the cargo is hazardous, adding to the problem. The number of cargo spills has grown tremendously since 2001, increasing by 40 percent, according to the American Automobile Association. Let’s take a look at spillage of contents, who is liable if an accident occurs and how an attorney can help.

Finding the Right Motorcycle Helmet for You

Motorcyclist fatalities have doubled in the past several decades, and a motorcycle helmet is an important factor in preventing serious head injuries. Between 1994 and 2016, the numbers rose from 5.7 of traffic accident fatalities to over 14 percent. This is an enormous rise in motorcyclist deaths, especially since motorcycles account for only 3 percent of the registered vehicles. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the risk of a fatality is lowered by 37 percent when a rider wears a helmet. Knowing which ones have rated the highest can help a motorcyclist decide on which one would work best for them. In the following, we will discuss the pros and cons of the latest top-rated helmets.

The Importance of Regular Motorcycle Maintenance

When someone takes on the responsibility of becoming the owner of a bike, it is essential to make sure that all motorcycle maintenance is performed on time. Many people balk at the idea of routine maintenance because, if nothing is wrong with the vehicle, why spend the money to fix something that isn’t broken? On the other hand, the idea of performing routine maintenance is that this can prevent problems from happening in the future. If repairs are required on a motorcycle, this can be extremely expensive. Therefore, routine motorcycle maintenance is key to saving money in the long run.

Fair Oaks 2019 Events

Fair Oaks may sound like a picturesque little town that just popped up from the cover of a children’s fairytale book but guess what? It’s exactly like that! There is no better place in California than Fair Oaks to experience the joys of colorful country life complete with family farms and delightful nature.

Viking Festival in Citrus Heights

You’ll want to mark your calendar for the Citrus Heights Viking Festival scheduled for November 16. This is an exciting event for the whole family, and admission is free of charge. The Citrus Heights Viking Festival is being sponsored by the Sons of Norway Sacramento – Roald Amundsen Lodge and is being held at the Masonic Center at 5944 San Juan Avenue between Greenback Lane and Madison Avenue. For additional information, you can call (916) 972-7337 or (916) 451-3853. The festival is scheduled to run between 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., so you’ll want to bring your appetites for lunch.

2019 Community Events in Roseville 

Roseville is a booming community known for being one of the top retail and commercial hubs in California. You might have heard of the Roseville Galleria (or Westfield Galleria), which is one of the biggest and glorious shopping centers in this region.

Fairfield Community Events – November 2019

Fairfield is the most populated city in Solano County and serves as the Sacramento Valley’s gateway to the San Francisco Bay Area. As such, the city is a hub of activity and, while it isn’t difficult to head out to the big city to go to world-class concerts and museums, locals know that they don’t need to go far in order to find a host of exciting community events for kids, adults, and everybody in between. If you live in the area, you may be interested in these Fairfield community events taking place over the coming fall weeks.

West Sacramento November 2019 Events

West Sacramento is known as one of the most attractive suburbs in California – and for a very good reason. Located right beside the Sacramento River, this city is home to a tight-knit community that takes pride in its history as well as progressive spirit.

Surgery Following a Dog Bite

A dog bite is a serious injury and, occasionally, it might even require surgery. Following a bite from any animal, particularly a dog, it is important to seek medical care as quickly as possible. Some of the important parts of treating a dog bite include washing out the wound thoroughly, stopping any bleeding, administering antibiotics to prevent an infection from developing, and assessing the need for surgery.

Common Femur Fracture Cast Problems

A femur fracture cast is one of the longest that someone might have. The cast typically covers the waist to the lower leg. It might even include a portion of the pelvis. Because the cast is so large, it is important for everyone to know how to take care of it. Those who have a cast on their femur need to make sure that they keep it both dry and clean. For someone who has their cast for six weeks or more, it can be arduous to continually clean it. On the other hand, there are serious complications that might develop as well.