When you work on a container ship in California, one important aspect of your job is ensuring all of the cargo is properly secured. Improperly secured cargo can be a hazard to both the crewmembers and the ship, and it is necessary to understand the safety measures people need to use.
Over the last few years, researchers have made a lot of progress with autonomous vehicles. They mainly focus on passenger cars, trying to eliminate accidents caused by human error, but the technology does not have to stay in that realm. Experts can also apply it to trains and 18-wheelers.
When accepting a personal injury settlement, the injured party must sign a release absolving the negligent party from any future injuries arising from the accident. This is also the case in the maritime industry, in which seamen face a myriad of risks and often find themselves injured as a result. Pacific Maritime Magazine explains seaman’s release of claims and whether these acts are considered enforceable.