Types of Car Accidents

Rear-End Collisions Rear-end collisions are the most common type of auto accident. Most happen at low speeds, but even so, they can cause whiplash injuries which can result in both brain and soft tissue injury. Contrary to popular belief, fault is not automatically assigned to the driver who hit the car in front of them. […]

Tailgating Vs. Tailgating

Everything you ever wanted to know about tailgating but were too afraid to ask. Warning: The information contained in this infographic is both informational and graphical in nature. That is why it is called an infographic. They could have also tried “graphrmational” but that sounds funny and there are four consonants in a row, which […]

The Health Risks of Sun Exposure

Overexposure to the sun’s UV rays can have serious, and even fatal, health consequences. Many people believe that you have only been overexposed if you get a sunburn, but that is incorrect. UVA rays do not cause sunburn, but they do cause premature aging, skin cancer, and vision loss. You can protect yourself by properly […]

3 Dangerous Sun Exposure Myths

July is UV Safety Month. Exposure to the sun’s rays can have deadly consequences, as well as causing non-fatal health problems. There are many misconceptions about UV safety, and believing that you are adequately protected when you are not can put you at serious risk for skin cancer, eye damage, and other health problems. According […]

4th of July the Deadliest Day on the Road

The Fourth of July has been ranked the deadliest day of the year on the road since as far back as 2000, and this year it is expected to be the deadliest Independence Day holiday in seven years. If you can find a way to enjoy your holiday at home, this would be the year to do […]

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 […]

Avoiding Collisions with Deer, Elk, and other Wildlife

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there are about 1 million collisions with deer each year, injuring more than 10,000 people and killing about 200. And that’s just counting deer. Collisions with elk, moose, bear, and other wildlife can also result in serious injuries and death. Collisions with wildlife peak during mating […]

Backcountry Safety

Rocky Mountain National Park Celebrates its 100th Anniversary With Rocky Mountain National Park celebrating its 100th anniversary, many of you may be planning trips to the backcountry. While it’s good family fun and a healthy way to spend your vacation time, there are some very deadly dangers to consider for the unexperienced. A little preparation […]

Child Airplane Passenger Safety

In February, 2014, a baby was thrown from its mother’s arms and five people were injured badly enough to go to the hospital when a United Airlines flight hit severe turbulence. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) does not require children under two years old to have their own seat on an airplane. Technically, your baby […]