Every morning, you send your children off to the bus stop. And every afternoon, you wait for your children to get off the bus and come home. While this is a daily routine for millions of children, it doesn't mean it's always safe.
Common injury jargon from years past includes terms such as getting "knocked out" or a victim getting his "bell rung." However, as our readers may know, these terms are actually referring to potentially serious injuries, which can occur in sports events, worksite incidents and, probably most commonly of all, car accidents. Invariably, these terms refer to injuries to a person's head or brain.
Despite advances in safety technology and public awareness campaigns designed to help drivers understand that their sole attention behind the wheel should be on the task of driving, too many fatal accidents still occur in New Mexico and throughout the country. Each one of these accidents can change the course of life for an entire family.
It can be hard for any New Mexico resident to imagine the scenario where they find out that a loved one has died in a tragic accident. It can be even harder still to learn that the cause of the accident was actually another person's negligence or recklessness. Reconciling the event and moving forward with life can seem like an insurmountable obstacle.
When most people think about New Mexico, winter weather is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But, as our readers in the state know, the Southeast has been getting its fair share of snow and other winter weather lately, which is causing some to worry about the driving habits of New Mexico residents.