Pedestrian Road Safety

Pedestrians are amongst the most vulnerable users of transportation of the road. Pedestrians are people who travel by foot, wheelchair, skateboard, or similar ways. They are vulnerable because they have no armor to protect them against automobile users. According to...

Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Safety

Thanksgiving is usually one of the year’s deadliest weeks for traffic crashes. Between navigating unfamiliar roads, driving late at night or after having a few drinks, and the sheer fact that when traffic volume goes up, car crash numbers generally go up as well, it’s...

Importance of School Zone Safety

It’s that time of year again. School is back in session for kids, and school zone traffic rules are back in session for you. More people on the road mean kids can be at a greater risk for transportation-related injuries.  You might be in a rush to get to work, but...

Pool Safety

Summer in Southern California means avoiding the heat with pool parties and making trips to the beach. With the weather heating up, we’ll begin to see more crowded beaches and more activity around swimming pools as people try to stay cool. A swimming pool can be a...

Safety Tips for New Year’s Eve

If you are hosting a New Year’s Eve party, following a few simple rules could prevent a tragedy: Plan ahead by naming a “designated driver.” Make this your responsibility as the host. Contact a local cab company to provide rides for your guests....

Medical Research and FDA Warnings

Several studies published in respected medical journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine have concluded that SSRI use during pregnancy significantly increases risk for birth defects. The FDA issued its first public health advisory warning about the risks of...