Every month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) publishes a list of manufacturer recalls affecting motor vehicles and components. For October 2016, there were 95 new recalls on the list. This is an important service that contributes to safety on America's freeways, highways and streets. Some of the most significant recall notices that appear in NHTSA's October 2016 report appear below.
On November 15, 2016, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced big news: the Wolfcamp shale field in the Midland portion of Texas' Permian Basin is the largest continuous oil accumulation ever found in the U.S. Containing 20 billion barrels of oil, 16 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 1.6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids, Wolfcamp contains nearly three times the amount of recoverable resources than that contained in the 2013 USGS Bakken-Three Forks assessment.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) publishes a list of manufacturer recalls affecting motor vehicles and components each month. These are some of the most significant recall notices issued during September 2016:
When you purchase products in this country, you do so with the expectation that they've been vetted for safety and that their reasonable use won't cause you injury. However, there are times when companies fail to warn consumers about risk and even go to great lengths to cover up injuries caused by the products they sell. When this happens, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) can step in and issue fines.
If a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is affecting someone you love, handling what comes next can be very difficult. No one can prepare you for the hardship that pairs with seeing someone you love suffering from such an injury. It is important to gain an understanding of what they are going through in order for you to both to begin healing. We offer the following five tips to begin coping with your loved one's injury: