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  1. Heatstroke Can Kill

    May 7, 2018 by admin

    (Source:  https://www.nhtsa.gov/child-safety/heatstroke-kills). With the summer season fast approaching, it is time to think seriously about the special danger posed by children being left in cars during the hot Summer months. Even the most loving parents and caregivers can unintentionally leave a child in a car, such as a baby sleeping in a rear car seat. Sometimes […]


  2. On Super Bowl Sunday, Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

    January 26, 2018 by admin

    (Source:  https://www.nhtsa.gov/super-bowl-sunday-fans-dont-let-fans-drive-drunk). The big game is fast approaching.  The 4th of February will be here before we know it.  Party planning is in full swing. There will be chips, dips, and alcohol. Whether you are hosting a party or attending one, you need a game plan to play it safe and make sure that you, […]


  3. LOOK BEFORE YOU BOOK: FMCSA URGES CONSUMERS TO BE VIGILANT WHEN TRAVELING BY BUS AND MOTORCOACH

    January 18, 2018 by admin

    (Sources:  https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/safety/passenger-safety/saferbus-mobile-application and https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/safety/look-you-book/look-you-book). Bus Travel in the United States is increasingly popular because of the low cost of such travel and because it is relaxing and relatively energy-efficient.  Traveling by bus can be a safe option for the traveling public.  However, not all bus operators and motorcoach carriers live up to the safety standards […]


  4. Ikea Again Announces Dresser Recall After Death Of 8th Child

    November 21, 2017 by admin

    Ikea once again announces the recall of MALM and other model of chests and drawers due to a very serious tip-over hazard, which can result in serious injury or death to children and adults. A complete list of the chests and dressers which are the subject of the recall can be found on the website […]


  5. GM Recalls Approximately 700,000 Chevy and GMC Trucks

    August 11, 2017 by admin

    Due to a software error that affects electric power steering, GM is recalling over 690,000 of its vehicles. Models affected by this recall include the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500. During turns and maneuvers at slower speeds, the two trucks are prone to abrupt losses of their electric power steering. […]


  6. Hundreds of Children Have Died In Hot Cars. New Bill Aims to Stop This Horror

    June 15, 2017 by admin

    (The Washington Post:  Published 06/14/17, Samenow, Jason, Web). More than 700 young children have died in hot cars since 1998. The news accounts of these incidents are gut-wrenching, describing helpless toddlers and infants trapped inside scorching vehicles that turn into death chambers. The parents, upon discovering their children, are devastated.  Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) wants […]


  7. Ford Recalls 570K Vehicles for Fire Risk, Door Latch Trouble

    March 30, 2017 by admin

    (ABC News, Published 03/29/2017, Krisher, Tom, Web). Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly. The recalls will hit the company’s bottom line in the first quarter of this year. Ford said in a Wednesday filing […]


  8. Risky Recreation: Only 3 States Had Higher Death Rate Than Pennsylvania In Accidents Involving ATVs

    March 7, 2017 by admin

    (Reading Eagle:  Published 03/04/2017, Henshaw, Steven, Web). In a state whose name refers to forest or woods, it should come as no surprise that Pennsylvania would rank high in terms of deaths in accidents involving all-terrrain vehicles in the United States. The Keystone State had the fourth most ATV accident deaths from 1982 through 2015, […]


  9. Takata Pleads Guilty to Fraud in Air Bag Case Involving 16 Deaths

    February 27, 2017 by admin

    Associated Press (2017, January 27).  Los Angeles Times. Retrieved from http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-takata-criminal-charges-20170227-story.html Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. has pleaded guilty to a criminal charge and agreed to pay $1 billion for a scheme to conceal a deadly defect in millions of its air bag inflators. Takata admitted to hiding problems that can cause inflators to explode with too […]


  10. Berks Drivers Must Stay Focused on Safety Over Holiday

    November 23, 2016 by admin

    (Reading Eagle:  Published 11/21/2016, Herman, Holly, Web). With more drivers expected to hit the roads than during any Thanksgiving weekend in nearly a decade, state police and other traffic watchers are reminding everyone to be alert of potential hazards. Avoiding things like texting while driving, speeding and drunken driving will go a long way toward […]


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