Maglite is urging people to be extra cautious as we go through the “vacation months” this year. The flashlight manufacturer has declared July to be National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month. July through October—the so-called vacation months—hold three of the four deadliest holiday weekends from a fatal crash standpoint, and the company wants to help you stay safe.
Supplemental restraint systems (SRS) have spent a lot of time in the news lately. With all of the press surrounding them, we thought it would be a good time to talk a bit more in depth about this unique safety system—the airbag. An airbag, by definition, is what its name implies—a bag filled with air. This safety device is located in vehicle steering wheels, dashboards and other places to protect the driver and passenger in the event of a collision.
With July 4th approaching, take some time to think about being safe as well as having fun if you are traveling this holiday weekend. The Fourth of July travel window runs from June 30 to July 4 this year, and it is predicted that a record number of Americans—over 44 million—will travel during this time.
With the warmer weather of the summer months comes a greater risk that children can suffer from heatstroke if they’re left in a vehicle. One is too many, yet kids die every year from heatstroke as a result of being trapped in a car. It can happen to anybody, so the best thing you can do it follow a few steps to make sure a tragic event doesn’t occur.
A new study from Michelin found that two-thirds of drivers feel safer driving during the summertime. In reality, you shouldn’t feel that way at all.
AAA expects the number of travelers this Memorial Day weekend to be at the highest level since 2005. In light of this, it’s important for you to keep safety on your mind if you are taking a trip over the holiday weekend.
The old adage, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” takes on a new, potentially scary meaning when applied to dumpster diving and identity theft.