The Texas Department of Public Safety has offered some essential safety tips for the colder seasons, when weather conditions can make roads more dangerous for drivers.
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Barbeque Your Food, Not Yourself: Understanding Burn Risks
Whether the sufferer is a family member, friend, or someone else, it’s important that you remember there is always a risk of serious injury if a burn occurs. Today, let’s review how to avoid a burn injury from a BBQ, grill, or anything else for that matter, regardless of the season.
632 Pedestrian Deaths in Texas Last Year Prompts State-Wide Safety Initiative
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is launching their a new safety campaign in response data showing that an astounding 632 pedestrian deaths were recorded in Texas last year. The “Be Safe. Drive Smart” campaign will urge drivers and pedestrians to “slow down, stay alert, and obey traffic laws to increase their safety.”
6 Essential Travel Tips to Keep You Safe
Visiting new parts of the world and immersing oneself in the local scenery and people groups is exciting and fun, but it can also be scary. While you’re out enjoying your vacation or business trip, stay safe by remembering these tips.
Labor Day Safety Tips
The long Labor Day weekend is synonymous with travel, outdoor cooking, and excursions to the beach, lakes, and parks for time with family and friends. With a little attention and preparation, you can help ensure your Labor Day holiday is safe and injury free!
Drive Safe and Sober This Labor Day Weekend
Unfortunately, Labor Day weekend has become known as one of the most deadly days of the year when it comes to traffic collisions, in part due to spikes in instances of drunk driving. Thomas J. Henry would like to remind everybody to enjoy a safe Labor Day holiday by practicing safe behaviors behind the wheel.
Safety Tips for Using Electric Scooters
Electric scooters can be a fun transportation option, but they can also be dangerous if riders are not paying attention to what they are doing. Follow the tips listed in this article to increase your safety on a scooter.
Firework Safety for the 4th of July
Despite growing safety initiatives, 2015 marked the worst year for fireworks injuries in at least 15 year – and 67-percent of those injuries occurred within the 30 days before and after July 4th.
Preventive Vehicle Maintenance You Can Do Yourself
Inspecting your vehicles and performing quick repairs yourself can save you hundreds of dollars. Here is some basic information on how you can check and extend the performance of your vehicles.
Child Safety Tips for Vehicle Protection
Hundreds of children die every year in and around motor vehicles. Many of these deaths happen because parents fail to attend children, use proper restraints, or remove them from overheating vehicles. Protect your children from a tragedy involving a motor vehicle by applying these safety habits.
Tips for Preventing Dangerous Distractions While Driving
Approximately 9 deaths and more than 1,000 injuries happen each day in the U.S. in crashes involving distracted drivers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports. Learn how to avoid these dangerous crashes and keep American roads safe.
5 Quick Tips for Safe Driving
An average of 6 million car accidents happen every year in the U.S., according to Driver Knowledge. Establish safe driving habits now to protect yourself and those around you from a dangerous collision.
Tips to Prevent Deadly Falls Among Older Americans
Falling is a significant contributor to death among older Americans, killing approximately 25,000 yearly, according to new research. Adults aged 75 and older should understand their risks of a deadly fall and learn how to prevent it.