Thirty years ago, a family living in a home that caught fire had about 15 to 17 minutes to escape unharmed. Today, that number has dropped to a harrowing three to four minutes. Read on to learn why and how you can prepare your house for fire safety during the holiday season and beyond. They Just Don’t Make ’Em Like They Used To Home fires move faster today. Two major culprits: modern, cheaply made furniture and synthetic fabric...

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Party Cheerfully & Safely

Party Cheerfully & Safely


Posted By on Nov 11, 2019

Drunk driving crashes surge during the holiday season. Click here to expand.One too many toasts can prove deadly during the holidays if partygoers choose to drink and drive. The long Thanksgiving weekend has become the deadliest holiday of the year, propelled by an increase in alcohol sales and drunk driving. During the 2017 holiday season alone, 1,143 people were killed between Thanksgiving Eve and New Year’s...

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Gun Safety @ home & about

Gun Safety @ home & about


Posted By on Oct 10, 2019

The Department of the Interior reported in 2017 that over 101 million Americans, or about 40 percent of the population over 16, participate in wildlife activities. This includes more than 11 million hunters across the nation. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control still record approximately 500 unintentional firearms fatalities a year. But there is good news: That number has been steadily decreasing for the...

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In the last few years, “smart” or “connected” toys have exploded onto the scene, creating a market that is estimated to be worth $18 billion by 2023. This has included toys that have failed to protect kids’ information or actively spied on them. Here are just a few examples: Your four-year-old is too young for Facebook or Instagram, so you might think they are protected from the data miners, marketing hawks or hackers that...

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Motorcycling is undergoing a profound transformation in the United States. First off, it’s exploded. The number of motorcycles in use topped 12 million in 2018, 2 million more than in 2014, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council. Riders are older on average as retiring baby boomers and frustrated commuters heed the call of the open road. And more riders are women, now nearly one in five. What hasn’t changed much are the leading...

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