When you drive by an automobile accident on the side of the road, you don't see what truly happened. You don't know who caused the accident. You don't know how many people were involved. And you may not be able to determine how many people, if any, were injured or killed.
Anyone who has ever watched a movie or TV show involving an arrest is probably familiar with Miranda rights. Also referred to as being "Mirandized," being read your Miranda rights is to inform you that you have the right to refuse to answer officers' questions during an interrogation. You can also choose to invoke your Fifth Amendment right to have an attorney present during questioning to help advise you on what -- if anything -- to answer.
Brain injuries are unique in that many of their symptoms may not be readily apparent through casual observation. Unlike a broken arm or a severe burn, many brain injury victims may appear normal based on just their outer appearances. However, it's important to remember that your brain is also the reservoir of your personality. A car crash, motorcycle accident or even a slip and fall can sometimes cause injuries to victims' brains that can also adversely affect their personalities.
If you are involved in a car accident, it can be difficult to remain calm and make all the right decisions. You are likely to be shaken up. Furthermore, there is a chance that you or somebody in your vehicle could be injured.
While federal trucking regulations are normally focused on making the roads safer for truck drivers and others on the road, some are questioning whether the provisions in the 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill are in the public's best interest. The bill proposes an increase in how long truck drivers can drive without taking a break and would also increase the maximum length for double trailers.
The advances in modern technology have made it much easier for consumers to use electronic methods in which to transfer their money. This is true whether you are shopping for clothes online using a credit card or withdrawing money from an ATM using a debit card. The tremendous advantages provided by these convenient and efficient payment methods also makes them vulnerable to exploitation.