Imagine never being able to walk again, having trouble breathing on one’s own and forever relying on a wheelchair and the assistance of others to accomplish even basic everyday tasks. For individuals who suffer spinal cord injuries, their lives and those of family members are forever changed.
Imagine driving along I-285 at 65 MPH and suddenly coming upon stopped traffic. In this type of scenario, even a driver with quick reflexes is likely to experience difficulty slowing down and stopping in time to avoid a collision. Now imagine that the driver in this scenario is behind the wheel of a 40 ton tractor-trailer truck.