Distracted driving

Get The Facts: How Deadly Is Distracted Driving?

There are few driving habits out there as dangerous as driving while distracted. Whether you’re checking your phone “really quickly,” using the GPS, or messing around with your car’s touchscreen or radio, distracted driving is a habit we can easily fall into without even being aware of how often we do it. How did these…

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Teen Drivers

Are Larger Cars Safer for Teen Drivers?

Receiving a driver’s license is a rite of passage for American teenagers. For parents of teen drivers, this license symbolizes more than just the end of carpool. As exciting as this time period can be for both parents and teens, safety must remain a top priority as new drivers begin to experience the freedom of…

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driving fatigued

The Dangers of Fatigued Driving

Whether it’s due to getting up early for the morning commute, staying up late working on a big project, or just simply not getting enough sleep—we probably drive drowsy more often than we think. Generally, this wouldn’t be very alarming. Driving drowsy isn’t the same as driving under the influence, right? What most drivers and…

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Car Safety Features

Car Safety Features Could Prevent Fatal Accidents

Improvements in motor vehicle design are a luxury provided by technological advancements, including car safety features. By federal government mandate, all motor vehicles must be equipped with standard car safety features – such as airbags, seatbelts, and most recently, back-up cameras – in new car models. A recent study found additional safety features could provide…

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Causes of Texas Oil and Gas Refinery Explosions

Causes of Texas Oil and Gas Refinery Explosions

There is little doubt that workers in the oil and gas industry are toiling in one of the most dangerous industries in Texas and the entire country. These workers face a great many risks every day, but no risk is more potentially devastating and even fatal than the possibility of a refinery explosion. That is…

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Holiday Season

Top 10 Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

With the end of the year quickly approaching, families will soon be gathering to celebrate holidays across the country. As we enjoy time with our loved ones, however, it is important to keep everyone safe. In the bustle of traveling and holiday activities, it can be easy to overlook safe practices on the road and…

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Workplace Safety Tips

Workplace Safety Tips

While some jobs are more dangerous than others, every job can pose risks to workers. Every year, thousands of workers are injured on the job. Employers have certain responsibilities to their employees to keep them safe at work. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works to protect people from on the job dangers by…

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Halloween Safety Tips

When you have small children, the hustle and bustle of Halloween can be a fun but busy affair. Getting them dressed and ready for trick-or-treating, Halloween parties, or school events can be tedious, which means the sooner you get them ready, the better…right? While it might seem like a good idea to have your child…

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