Archive for 'Safety'

Walking to School Safely

Walking to School Safely

How a few rules can make walking to school a safe and healthy activity. Walking to School Today most parents insist on driving their children to school even though walking is healthier; kids get exercise and [...]

Driving and Graduation

Driving and Graduation

Tips for ensuring our graduating students arrive alive. Driving and Graduation Too often we hear a tragic tale of graduating students dying in a horrific car crash.  It’s a time of year when the celebrating gathers [...]

The Dangers of Spring Flooding

The Dangers of Spring Flooding

During springtime, flooding, thin ice and rushing waters can lead to tragedy. But there are ways to keep kids safe from spring water runoff and rains. Every year we hear of someone who has drowned in [...]

How to Avoid Diving Injuries

How to Avoid Diving Injuries

A look at the risks of diving into a body of water. Diving Safety Diving head first into shallow water can lead to injuries that can turn a whole life upside down. Dr. Bruce Minnes, emergency [...]

Sleep Deprivation & Driving

Sleep Deprivation & Driving

 What you need to know about teens, driving and sleep deprivation. Sleep Deprivation Studies show that getting less than 6 hours of sleep a night can have the same hazardous effects as drinking while driving.  And [...]

Keeping Adolescents Safe During the Teen Years

Keeping Adolescents Safe During the Teen Years

When we think of safety and children, young children come to mind. But teens also face dangers as they become increasingly independent. Keeping our kids safe during the teen years is an important issue. This is [...]

Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying has become more prevalent through the use of e-mail, instant messages, chat rooms, and other digital messaging systems. It brings with it unique challenges. Cyber Bullying provides the most current and essential information on [...]

Helping Your Teen Drive to School Safely

Helping Your Teen Drive to School Safely

Keeping teens safe when they drive to school. Teens Driving to School Did your teen work and save for a car this summer? Or maybe she uses the family car to get to school some days. [...]

School Zone Safety

School Zone Safety

A few driving safety tips for those school zones. School Zone Safety Now that summer is gone and the kids are back in school, it’s time to put our guard back up when it comes to [...]

School Bus Safety

School Bus Safety

Keeping kids safe when they’re riding the school bus. School Bus Safety School buses, while one of the safest vehicles on the rode, still pose some hazards including a blind spot where drivers can’t see kids [...]