Have you ever felt nervous driving down the interstate when you had to pass a semi? Or worse yet, pass between two semis? Well, your raised blood pressure while driving in this scenario is probably justified. More than 19,500 accidents every year in Florida involve commercial vehicles. Across the United […]
Author: Carter Scott
All eyes should be on a recently enacted provision of an old law that could result in cases filed by flocks of Cuban nationals trying to reclaim property seized during Fidel Castro’s takeover of the island. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement that Title III of the Cuban Liberty […]
Last week, Hurricane Michael devastated the Florida Panhandle. The hurricane was the third strongest to strike the United States and the largest to ever make landfall on the Florida Panhandle.
Florida is a subtropical paradise and everything…everything grows here. That has resulted in nonindigenous species flourishing and, sometimes, causing a litany of problems with native vegetation and an actual increase in fire hazard. One of the measures used to deal with this problem is the “controlled burn”. The emphasis should […]
Clinicians, engineers, safety analysts and scientists at the ECRI Institute have released a looming list of things that could go wrong with modern medical devices and technology in the marketplace. The list, titled “Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2017,” was compiled from each participant’s expertise, insight and research […]
In my previous blog, I discussed the perverse role new safe-driving technology plays in vehicles on the road today. In this blog, I discuss the dangers associated with what I call GWD (Gaming While Driving), specifically the use of augmented reality cellphone apps like the disturbingly popular Pokémon Go. Recently, […]