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Checklist & Tips for Winter Road Trips

It is important for drivers to properly maintain their vehicles and to take necessary precautions before hitting the road for the winter season. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommended that drivers take the following precautions:

Checklist & Tips for Winter Road Trips

It is important for drivers to properly maintain their vehicles and to take necessary precautions before hitting the road for the winter season. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommended that drivers take the following precautions:

PG&E Possibly Facing Significant Fines

PG&E could possibly be facing substantial amount in fines in regards to the 2010 San Bruno Fire; if they are guilty of systemic violations in both state and federal safety regulations. The California Public Utilities Commission stated that PG&E had failed to follow accepted industry practice when installing the pipeline, failed to comply with federal pipeline integrity management requirements, kept inadequate records, and poorly collected and reported data. CPUC also accused PG&E of excoriating the utility's emergency procedures and allegedly poor response to the incident.

PG&E Possibly Facing Significant Fines

PG&E could possibly be facing substantial amount in fines in regards to the 2010 San Bruno Fire; if they are guilty of systemic violations in both state and federal safety regulations. The California Public Utilities Commission stated that PG&E had failed to follow accepted industry practice when installing the pipeline, failed to comply with federal pipeline integrity management requirements, kept inadequate records, and poorly collected and reported data. CPUC also accused PG&E of excoriating the utility's emergency procedures and allegedly poor response to the incident.

Italian Cruise Ship Disaster

On Friday January 13, 2012, a loud bang indicated that something was going terribly wrong on the Costa Concordia Italian cruise ship. The 4,000 people on board began to panic as the ship quickly came to a halt, and then became dark. Passengers starting to feel the boat shake, as people began running and dishes were being thrown. The boat tilted to the left, an hour later an emergency was announced, and then the shipped rolled again to the right. People began to pile in lifeboats, women and children were given priority, but others chose to swim and many were able to reach a nearby island called Giglo. In total, 11 passengers have been confirmed dead, while 30 others are still missing.

Italian Cruise Ship Disaster

On Friday January 13, 2012, a loud bang indicated that something was going terribly wrong on the Costa Concordia Italian cruise ship. The 4,000 people on board began to panic as the ship quickly came to a halt, and then became dark. Passengers starting to feel the boat shake, as people began running and dishes were being thrown. The boat tilted to the left, an hour later an emergency was announced, and then the shipped rolled again to the right. People began to pile in lifeboats, women and children were given priority, but others chose to swim and many were able to reach a nearby island called Giglo. In total, 11 passengers have been confirmed dead, while 30 others are still missing.

Choosing a Motorcycle Helmet

While motorcycling is an inherently dangerous activity, and it is likely that most personal injury attorneys would advise against riding on a motorcycle, if you are insistent on biking, please pick out a safe helmet. Get one that is both Snell certified as well as DOT certified.

Choosing a Motorcycle Helmet

While motorcycling is an inherently dangerous activity, and it is likely that most personal injury attorneys would advise against riding on a motorcycle, if you are insistent on biking, please pick out a safe helmet. Get one that is both Snell certified as well as DOT certified.

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