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GM recall

General Motors has recalled nearly 800,00 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks due to faulty electric power steering (EPS) systems that suddenly lose power. The recall, issued in early August, 2017 will impact about 690,000 trucks in the U.S., and another 100,000 in Canada and other countries. Officials began to investigate the issue […]

Fiat Chrysler recalls

In July, 2017, Fiat Chrysler issued two recalls affecting more than 1.3 million of their vehicles worldwide. The first recall was for defective air bags and the second was for an issue with anti-lock brakes.

riding mower safety

Lawn tractors and riding lawn mowers are essential for mowing large areas. They save time and energy because they move much faster than a push mower but they can also cause serious injuries when an accident occurs. Understanding how to operate a riding mower and using riding mower safety tips are the best ways to […]

Crabbing safety

Crab enthusiasts who live near the Puget Sound have access to big flavorful crab during our summer season: the Dungeness crab and their less well known cousin the Red Rock crab. For those who choose to catch their own crab, it is best to know basic crabbing safety tips particular to our region before setting […]

Freshwater fishing safety

Freshwater fishing safety is important. The last thing you want to do is set out for a great freshwater fishing trip and end up with a personal injury or injuring someone else. It is important for parents to teach fishing safety through example and patient explanations about why things should be done in a certain […]

Fish cutting safety

Many people in the Pacific Northwest fish for King Salmon, Ling-cod and Halibut in the frigid ocean waters of Alaska, British Columbia and Washington State in the summer months. Fishing is only part of the process though; fish need to be cleaned and cut into steaks or slabs before they can be eaten. Each of […]

Personal injury

Skin care experts warn people to use sunscreen to protect against the harmful rays of the sun but what happens when sunscreen causes personal injury? An article published in Canada in May, 2017 shares an interview with a mom who claims that Banana Boat sunscreen severely burned her toddler. Rebecca Cannon of Botwood, Newfoundland claims […]

summer accidents

Summer is here and that means big changes for the flow of traffic with more teenagers and families on the roads. Increased traffic is a risk factor for car accidents on its own but when you add in additional teenage drivers who are at the highest risk for being in a car accident, summer becomes […]

child safety tips

Keeping young children safe is a primary concern for most parents and caregivers. Since children do not necessarily understand the risks and consequences associated with certain actions, it is up to adults to protect kids through common sense child safety rules. The following child safety tips are helpful in a variety of common situations.

catastrophic sport injuries

Competitive cheer involving high-energy acrobatics is the number one sport for girls and it is only growing in popularity. It may come as a surprise that competitive cheerleading has become one of the most dangerous athletic activities for women. It ranks second in catastrophic sport injuries when compared to all sports; only behind American football. […]