Mandatory interlock device law may save lives in Georgia

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
Ignition interlock devices have proven to decrease the DUI fatality rate in other states, but Georgia has yet to strengthen IID laws.Although Georgia law enforces strict penalties for people who choose to drive while drunk, many people continue to get behind the wheel after drinking. In fact, research shows that before drunk drivers are...
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Study: Young drivers aware that texting while driving is dangerous

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
Although younger individuals generally tend to be more inexperienced than their older counterparts when it comes to the rules of the road, a recent survey has discovered that many young people have a surprisingly good grasp on what constitutes dangerous driving habits – even in circumstances where the individual is not yet old enough...
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FDA seeks greater oversight of unvalidated, unreliable diagnostic tests

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
The FDA is proposing stricter oversight of a subset of diagnostic tests that may cause harmful diagnostic errors due to poor premarket review and testing.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reportedly pursuing greater authority to regulate a group of diagnostic tests that can be dangerously inaccurate or unreliable. As Fortune explains, laboratory-developed tests,...
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Many injured Georgian workers now subject to limits on medical benefits

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
It can be a very stressful time for any worker who suffers an injury on the job, especially if the injury is severe enough to prevent him or her from working. For many of these workers, the feelings of helplessness created by the injuries are often further compounded with worries of lost paychecks or...
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Takata Airbags Defect

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
Takata has been a rogue outlier for . . . it seems like forever. We first encountered bad components from them during the Suzuki Samurai wars over 20 years ago. I'm betting they built their business by being cheap. Now NHTSA, humiliated by the latest in its long string of despicable failures to regulate...
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