Who Qualifies for Free Brain Injury Treatment?

A new piece of legislation, Senate Bill 1604, the Veterans Recovery Plan Act, will provide free hyperbaric oxygen treatment for veterans who suffered traumatic brain injuries. Given that many traumatic brain injury symptoms are unseen, it can be difficult to diagnose, determine severity and treat the condition. “Many Oklahoma veterans are struggling with symptoms of … Continue reading

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Federal Grants For Motorcycle Safety

The United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) offers grants to cities with abnormally high motorcycle accident rates. The funds are usually used to host motorcycle safety courses, instructing beginner riders in fundamental maneuvers for avoiding objects and turning safely. Tulsa, Oklahoma has received NHTSA funding since 2013 for motorcycle safety courses. “We had … Continue reading

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New Legislation To Track Traumatic Brain Injuries

New Jersey Representative Bill Pascrell has put forth a new bill that will hopefully promote traumatic brain injury research by creating a national record keeping system. The bill, the National Traumatic Brain Injury Research and Treatment Improvement Act of 2014, will require the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to direct the development of … Continue reading

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Do Sport Bikes Require Special Training?

Not all motorcycles are created equally. There is a world of difference between a comfortable long distance cruiser and a high speed super sport bike. As such, it is important that motorcycle safety courses accommodate the different riding styles associated with different classes of motorcycle. Officials at the Fort Belvoir Safety Office in Virginia have … Continue reading

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