Safe Toys for Your Cat

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Campus Security Across the U.S. Needs More Transparency

This week a commission investigating the campus shootings that killed more than 30 people in April 2007 at Virginia Tech released an addendum updating an earlier report to the state's governor.  The findings reported in the 210-page document are disturbing. In the three hours between the initial killing by Seung-Hui Cho of two students in a dorm and his massacre of 30 more people in a classroom building, campus administrators made several errors that resulted in the additional fatalies....more

Just hang up and drive!

That's right, hang up the damn phone! You're hurtling in 2 tons of machine down the street, weaving in and out of your lane, slowing down, speeding up, cutting people off. And you, backing out of your driveway, cutting me off (and fortunately not running over a child): I'm sorry, but I just don't get what is so damned important than you have to be yakking on the phone right after you got into your car. Couldn't you make the call, then drive? Oh, you weren't talking, you were texting? What are you, stupid? You're a hazard. A menace! ...more

Every frigging day that I walk I have to deal with cCell phone & texting users in cars. ...more

Autumn Leaves Present Driving Hazards

Autumn is the picture-perfect time of year when many drivers take to the road to view the colors. The leaves are beautiful to see, but when wet or in piles, they present driving hazards unique to the season. The Car Care Council reminds drivers to prepare for fall driving conditions by having their vehicles' tires, brakes and wipers checked before heading out....more

Keeping your Kids Safe on the Road at Halloween

Halloween is the most dangerous day of the year for children to walk....more

October is Headlight Safety Month

With the proliferation of official monthly endorsements, sometimes it's hard to keep track of what's important and relevant. For instance, most women are aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but I'd be willing to bet that very few are aware of the other automotive safety campaigns taking place this month....more

Halloween costume tips to keep your kids safe

Halloween is nearly upon us - that special day of the year when ghosts and goblins, super heroes and fairies come out for tricks and treats and a night full of fun. While it's an exciting time for kids, it's important for parents to take some precautions to insure the day is a safe one. According to statistics, children are four times more likely to be injured on Halloween night than any other night of the year. ...more

A few tips for those of us who will be handing out the candy:

- Light the ...more

Where Safety is Always in Fashion   ...more

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Can You Commit To Distraction-Free Driving For A Week?

Busy women are best known for their multi-tasking skills. How else could we get so much done every day?  Between home and work, kids and their school schedules, groceries and meals -- you name it -- we have more to juggle than ever before. Unfortunately, a lot of this multi-tasking gets handled while we're in our cars... while we're driving to work, driving kids to school, driving to the grocery store......more