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A couple of generations ago, young children were barely restrained in child safety seats past their first birthday – if that. There were no clear safety standards in place for car seat manufacturers and no real laws requiring that parents use child safety seats. As a result, most parents didn’t use them or used unsafe […]

Summer time means a big increase in camping and road trips; many people choose a travel trailer as their mode of transportation and their home away from home. Towing mistakes can increase your risk of a travel trailer accident; follow the trailer towing tips below to help prevent an accident. Use these trailer towing tips […]

Cyclists are most likely to be involved in bike accidents involving a car at intersections. While only 11 percent of bike accidents involve a car, 45 percent of them take place at intersections. Some common causes for bike accidents involving cars: Motorists often underestimate the speed of a bike, fail to watch out for bikes […]

Cooking on the barbeque has always been popular in the summer but in recent years more than half of Americans say they are cooking outdoors year round. It is just as important to follow food safety guidelines to prevent foodborne illness while using the barbeque as using other cooking methods. Top Barbecue Food Safety Tips

There is little that children enjoy more than a home playground. Sadly though, in the time that it takes you to read this blog post, a child will be severely injured and admitted to an emergency room as a result of a playground-related accident. Every year there are over 200,000 injuries and approximately 15 child […]

In theory – and by law – motorcyclists have all the same rights and privileges as any motor vehicle driver on the roadway but the reality is that motorcyclists bear more accidents and injuries than other motor vehicle drivers. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month; drivers of all other vehicles and all road users are […]

The use of recreational drones or sUAS is the operation of an unmanned aircraft for personal interests and enjoyment. For example, flying a drone to take pictures for your own personal use is classified as recreational; using the same device to take photographs or videos for compensation or sale to another individual is classified as […]

Pilots and air traffic controllers are just as susceptible to distractions while flying or directing flight traffic as people are when driving vehicles. But distractions on a plane or the control tower can create consequences even more dramatic than those on the road.  The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has reported many instances of cell […]

There is a long history of boaters not taking distracted boating on the water as seriously as they take distracted driving. There are distressing indications that boat drivers are increasingly using cell phones and other electronic devices while operating their vessels, creating distracted boating situations that are leading to an increase in boating accidents and […]

Many parents and guardians trust daycares to keep their children safe from harm while they are at work; the reality is that daycare accidents do happen. Curious, active children can easily end up breaking a bone, getting a concussion or simple cuts and bruises. When a child is injured badly enough that a trip to […]