The prospect of being involved in a motor vehicle accident of any kind can be scary for Connecticut residents to contemplate, but the thought that the accident might involve a large vehicle, like a commercial truck, can be even more of a concern because of the potential for serious injuries occurring - or even death. Unfortunately, the worst result occurred in a recent truck accident in nearby Old Lyme.
Motorcyclists in Connecticut are going to be out on the roads for a few more weeks at least, while the nice autumn weather holds. Then, to their dismay, most will store their motorcycles for the winter, waiting for the first break of spring weather. Millions of Americans enjoy riding motorcycles for recreation, and many also as their main mode of transportation. Unfortunately, that means that millions of people each year are at risk of being involved in a motorcycle accident.
Football season is in full swing, and many of our readers have probably seen the news coverage about the concussions that occur on a weekly basis in both the National Football League and in college football. But some people may not realize that concussions aren't just a concern for athletes - accident victims can, and often do, suffer concussions as well.