Back to School Safety Tips

No matter how your child gets to school, steps can be taken to help them get there safely. Here are some tips to help keep your children safe while they walk, ride a bike, or take the bus to and from school. Pedestrians Many children walk to school. If your child is walking, talk to […]

NTSB Recommends School-Bus Seat Belts in Wake of Tragic Accidents

Last month, the National Transportation Safety Board issued several important recommendations at a hearing in Washington. After studying two school bus accidents in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Baltimore, Maryland, the Board suggested that all school buses be outfitted with lap and shoulder straps. Though the NTSB has no regulatory authority, it’s safety recommendations are taken seriously […]

Two Students Killed in Houston School Bus Accident

Two students were killed in a school bus accident in Houston this morning. The bus driver and the other two students on board were hospitalized. Witnesses were shocked and horrified watching the bus nosedive off the overpass, flip over, and land on its side on the embankment below. The accident was reportedly caused by another […]

Brain Injury: Returning Headaches A Serious Signal

Traumatic brain injury is a serious public health problem but knowing a few facts can help protect yourself and your family. Possibly the most important thing that you need to know is that symptoms of a life-threatening brain injury can be delayed. The symptoms may not show up for hours or days after injury, then […]

Top 5 Back-To-School Safety Tips

Heading back to school can be an exciting time for everyone but there are some things you should be aware of if you want your children to stay safe. Know what the dangers are and how to avoid them with these Top Five Back To School Safety Tips.

School Bus Safety

Riding the bus is a very safe way for children to get to and from school, but kids often get hurt when boarding and exiting the bus. There are many factors that can contribute to school bus accidents including driver negligence and malfunctioning stop sign or lights on the bus. Teaching your child basic school […]

School Safety: Walking and Biking

In an age where kids spend most of their time staring at a screen instead of playing outside, walking and biking to school can provide much needed physical activity. It may even improve your child’s academic performance. A 2012 Danish study found that kids who walked or rode their bicycles to school performed better on […]

Child Safety: School Bus Safety Tips

Riding a school bus is said to be the safest way for your child to get to and from school, even safer than riding in the family vehicle. Children are rarely injured when riding the bus. The majority of kids who are injured or killed in school bus accidents are hurt when boarding and exiting […]

School Bus Safety

They say that riding the school bus is the safest way for kids to get to school and back, but it can be a scary step for parents who worry about all the things that can happen along the way. School bus collisions are rare and when they occur, they usually cause more injuries to […]