Auto Safety

  1. Driving In The Dark on Halloween
    Categories: Auto Safety

    Driving In The Dark on Halloween

    A majority of motor vehicle accidents happen after dark, even though we drive less at night than in the daytime. That being said think about Halloween evening when kids are running rampant. We'd like to share with you some safe driving tips but also protect yourself & family from drivers by ordering some glowsticks, flashlights, and reflective safety vests before...
  2. Number of crash deaths on US roads
    Categories: Auto Safety

    Number of crash deaths on US roads

    The Prevention Status Reports from the CDC highlight—for all 50 states and the District of Columbia—the status of public health policies and practices designed to address 10 important public health problems and concerns. The following policies are recommended by the Community Preventive Services Task Force and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because scientific studies support their effectiveness in preventing...
  3. The Dangers Of A Car Lockout
    Categories: Auto Safety

    The Dangers Of A Car Lockout

    Many people think that the possibility of being stuck in a car lockout is low. If you ask a random person on the street whether they have ever been in one, chances are they might “say” no. However, car lockouts are much more common than people would like to admit, and they occur in the most unlikely places at the...
  4. Hold Onto Your Seat – Some Seat Belt ‘Myth-Conceptions’
    Categories: Auto Safety

    Hold Onto Your Seat – Some Seat Belt ‘Myth-Conceptions’

    Seat Belts... lifesavers. MYTH: My seat belt will trap me in the car if the car catches fire or goes underwater. FACT: Only about one-half of one percent of accidents involve car fires or water. But even if you did have such an accident, wearing a seat belt makes it more likely that you would remain conscious—and able to get out of the car...
  5. Driving Tips To Keep Your Business Safe
    Categories: Auto Safety

    Driving Tips To Keep Your Business Safe

    Whether your drivers are delivering products to your customers, getting service providers where they need to go or traveling for marketing purposes, having employees driving for your company automatically increases your risk exposure. Teaching drivers to be safe on the road, and taking measures on your end to increase driver safety, will help lessen that risk and improve your image...
  6. Watch out for Bunnies and Others on the Road
    Categories: Healthy Living Tips, Info News & Auto Safety

    Watch out for Bunnies and Others on the Road

    This weekend, many will be traveling to spend time with family, have outings with children, and "celebrate". While Easter is not a holiday typically known as a "party weekend", people, do, nevertheless, imbibe. What is different about Easter is that often the drinking occurs earlier in the day... while typically you can judge the "odds" of other drivers being under...
  7. Traffic Deaths
    Categories: Auto Safety

    Traffic Deaths

    What your state can do to prevent car crash injuries... According to the CDC: Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death a in the U.S. More than 2.5 million drivers and passengers were treated in emergency departments as the result of being injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2012. The economic impact is also notable: in a one-year...
  8. A is for Assistance
    Categories: Auto Safety

    A is for Assistance

    Did You Know? AAA began providing emergency roadside assistance in 1915, using a fleet of motorcycles to aid stranded motorists. We are big fans of AAA... they are great clients, and also, they make a fantastic line of AAA Emergency roadside kits we are proud to offer. We are such fans that the First Aid Store provides AAA membership as an...
  9. Watch out for Trucks on the Road this Holiday Season
    Categories: Info News & Auto Safety

    Watch out for Trucks on the Road this Holiday Season

    We always share info on safe holiday travels, but here's a twist to consider... Road Safety: Surge in Semi Truck Accidents One person is injured or killed in a truck accident every 16 minutes. It’s not too often trucking accidents garner national attention, but the United States Department of Transportation estimates over 500,000 accidents occur every year. No wonder instantaneous...
  10. Categories: Disaster & Survival Preparedness & Auto Safety

    Winter Roads & Safety

    Yesterday, we talked about Winter Driving... As Weather Ready Nation Ambassadors, we want to remind you that while dangerous road conditions are one of the most deadly hazards during winter, it’s not the only threat you may encounter. Other winter hazards include brutal cold, heavy snow and ice, dangerous flooding, extreme wind, and treacherous fog. Nobody knows more about these weather...

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