Avoiding Road Gators

Summertime is approaching and that means it’s also peak road trip season. During this time, there’s an increase in “road gators” on interstates with speed limits of 70 or 75mph. What is a road gator? They are pieces of tire that lie on the road...

Spray Tanning Risks & Dangers

Many see spray tanning as a safer alternative for getting some color than lying out in the sun for a couple of hours or using a tanning booth. Although that might be true to a certain extent, spray tanning still comes with its risks and...

Loyalty to your Auto Insurance could be Costing You

Those who have been a loyal customer to a particular company might be used to receiving discounts, incentives or freebies just for sticking around so long. It seems logical for a company to recognize their oldest customers and reward them for their continued business.In the...

Preventing Heatstroke

Experiencing heat exhaustion is more than just experiencing heat. In fact, if let untreated, heat exhaustion can lead to heatstroke, a life-threatening condition. What causes heat exhaustion is exposure to high temperatures, high humidity and strenuous physical activity. Heatstroke occurs when your body temperature reaches...

Indoor Painting Safety

Painting, whether it’s a part of your job or just a temporary project, requires precaution. Paints contain certain chemicals that can cause adverse reactions. Like any chemical, the likelihood of experiencing a reaction, the extent, and type of effect on your health all depends on...

Ladder Safety

Ladders are handy devices that can be used for a number of different purposes. Unfortunately, ladders can also be very dangerous if not used carefully. Ladder-related accidents account for almost 200,000 emergency room visits each year. Each year, 300 deaths are linked to ladder accidents.Here...

Poison Proofing your Home

Our homes hold many products that are poisonous and could be extremely dangerous if we swallow or come in contact with them. Each year, over 2.3 million people (more than half younger than age 6) swallow or come in contact with a substance that is...

Move Over Law

The Move Over laws began in response to the increasing roadside fatalities involving emergency responders in the United States. These laws are specifically aimed at protecting these people when they are in the line of duty.Just as the name states, you are supposed to “move...

Fall Prevention Tips for the Home

To most of us, our home is one of the safest places we can be. Although this is generally true, we can easily become injured in our safe space if we’re not careful enough. Falls at home are very common and more often that not,...

Cloudy Headlights can be Dangerous

As cars age, it isn’t unusual for their headlights to go from clear to having a yellow and cloudy appearance over time. This cloudy appearance is caused by the ultra-violet light from the sun. Not only does your car look old and dirty with cloudy...