AAA’s Fourth of July Travel Forecast

The American Auto Association (AAA) released its annual Independence Day Travel Forecast last week. Travel is expected to be up this year, and the majority of travelers will be driving. AAA says that 35.5 million people are planning to take a road trip this 4th of July weekend. If you are planning to hit the road for the […]

Father’s Day Warning: Study Finds Men Are Idiots

If you want to keep Dad safe this Father’s Day, it may be time to have a serious discussion about the “Male Idiot Theory”. We already knew that the statistics show that men are far more likely than to be hurt in accidents including motor vehicle accidents, and suffer serious sports injuries, but there have […]

National Mental Health Month – A Look at America’s Mental Health

As National Mental Health Month draws to a close, we would like to take a look at America’s mental health, and ask that as the year moves forward and we move on to focus on other important topics, you do not let mental health awareness fall by the wayside in your family, community, and workplace. […]

3 Most Dangerous Summer Days to Drive

Summer is upon us, and while that may seem like a good thing for drivers, the season holds some very serious dangers and some of the most deadly driving conditions. Major holidays, teen drivers, and increased travel are just a few of the factors that ramp up the danger on the road during summer months. […]

Treadmill Safety

In the wake of the tragic death of Dave Goldberg, we want to remind you of some basic safety tips for using treadmills. As you probably know, Mr. Goldberg died last Friday from a head injury he suffered while using a treadmill. He was only 47 years old. Mr. Goldberg was chief executive of SurveyMonkey […]

Do I Have A Brain Injury?

May is Mental Health Month, and it would be remiss to skip over the very serious impact that brain injury can have on mental health. Unidentified brain injury is a very common problem that can negatively affect your life. The injury may have happened recently or many years ago, even in childhood. The symptoms are […]

Mayday! How Calling for Help Can Cost You a Quarter Million

Even if you’re not a pilot or mariner, you probably know the international distress call, “Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!” What you may not know is that making a false distress call can cost you big bucks and land you in prison. What’s far more shocking than the penalties, is how common fake distress calls are because, […]

Spring is the Most Dangerous Time for Child Pedestrians

According to new research, kids are most likely to be hit by cars during springtime, in the afternoon and even hours, near schools and bus stops, and while they are unsupervised. The findings were presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), in March. It makes sense, when you […]

Top Five Driving Distractions

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), distracted driving is involved in accidents killing more than nine people and injuring 1,153 in the U.S. each day. Devices of All Types By now pretty much everyone knows that texting is a leading cause of car accidents, but it is not the only […]