A study recently presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine suggests that crash ratings – which are meant to measure a vehicle’s crashworthiness so automobile shoppers can make wise, safe purchasing decisions – are not always the best indicator of how well a car and its passengers will fare in the event of an accident.
In our most recent post we introduced a study about the high number of injuries sustained by children because of amusement rides. More than 92,000 children ended up in emergency rooms between 1990 and 2010 for ride-related injuries.
Southern California has a lot to offer when it comes to thrills and entertainment. Between Six Flags, Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm, many Californians will likely spend a few days of summer enjoying amusement rides. However, a new study shows that a day at the park can sometimes turn into a trip to the hospital.