safety tips for driving with tractor trailers

Safety Tips for Driving With Tractor Trailers

Every day we share the road with other cars, trucks, pedestrians, cyclists, and tractor trailers. Most of the time, we happily coexist between the lines and arrive at our destination safely. However, the consequences of a collision can be catastrophic, especially if the accident happens with a tractor-trailer. So, what can you do to stay …

distracted driving

Distracted Driving is Dangerous for These Drivers (Are You One of Them?)

It is no secret that distracted driving is dangerous. Each year, the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) releases a report detailing the number of distraction-related deaths on American highways. In 2016, there were 3,450 fatalities due to some form of distraction while behind the wheel of the car. But what …

worst cities for bed bugs

10 Worst Cities for Bed Bugs

When family and friends ask you to bring them a souvenir from your travels, they mean a commemorative keychain or bottle of regional wine. They don’t mean for you to bring home bed bugs. Unfortunately, if you are traveling to one of the following cities, you may be bringing home more than you bargained for. …

signs of bed bugs

The Top 4 Signs of Bed Bugs To Check For Everywhere You Go

For minor and recently established infestations, it often takes even the pest professionals hours of searching to determine that you’ve got bed bugs. However, most cases proliferate from this stage, so it’s usually just a matter of looking around for a few common signs of bed bugs. Knowing what to look for can save you …

how to get rid of bed bugs

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Whether you’re the manager of a hotel, apartment complex, or simply a tenant or homeowner, the discovery of bed bugs in the dwelling can feel like a catastrophe. Bedbugs can endanger your health, livelihood, reputation and even your bank account while you undergo the arduous task of getting rid of them. When this major disaster …

commercial truck accident faqs

Commercial Truck Accident FAQs

Commercial trucks aren’t simply passenger vehicles with a business sign adhered to the door; commercial trucks are extremely heavy vehicles such as box trucks, delivery trucks, cement trucks, and semi-trucks. Because the commercial trucks are so much larger than passenger vehicles and may carry hazardous goods, these truck drivers adhere to stricter standards (such as …

why osha important

Why is OSHA Important?

Each year, more than 4,500 people die in workplace accidents. Another 2.9 million people are the recipients of nonfatal injuries on the job every year. Though tragic, these statistics lead many people to question, “If workplace fatalities and injuries are still occurring, why is OSHA important?” The Elan Law Firm is here to help you …