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Keep Calm and Carry Baby: A Brief Stroll Through Carriage Safety

Whether you’re a mommy-to-be, or a seasoned soccer dad of six, finding the right stroller for both you and your little one isn’t always a walk in the park. In fact, it can be a pretty time-consuming process.

Not only are there different types of transport systems, but there’s also an ever-lengthening list of addons, accessories, […]

April 27th, 2018|Baby Safety, Stroller Safety|0 Comments

Tread Trends: Safe Tires Gain Traction Across California

Ah, wheels… where would we be without them? Truthfully, probably panic-dialing AAA from the side of the highway, so be honest… when’s the last time you gave yours anything more than a passing thought? Never?

Considering what unsafe tires can cost you, it’s probably high time you gave them the attention they deserve.

Of course, upon hearing […]

April 19th, 2018|Tire Safety, Tire Wear, Tires|0 Comments

Safely Mobile: When Advanced Age Means Pumping The Brakes On Driving

Given the freedom being behind the wheel provides—the wind in your hair, the wondrous Route 66+ unfurling before you at speed—it’s no wonder we don’t want to hang up our keys as we age into our golden years. But with safety on the line, and the brash temerity of youth in the rear-view mirror, it […]

Top 5 Things to Know About Dog Liability

If you’re a dog person, you can attest to the love and loyalty of your canine companion. And while they may be benevolent and well-disposed with you, it is common that these behaviors may not generalize to other humans, dogs, or animals.

More than 800,000 Americans receive medical attention for dog bites each year, with at […]

March Product Safety Recalls & Driverless Car Update

A handful of new recalls issued just this month, plus a perplexing update on those driverless cars.
Handi-Craft Recalls Dr. Brown’s Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders Due to Choking Hazard
Recall Date: March 15, 2018

Recall Number: 18-126

Recall Details: Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier & teether holders

Sold At: Bed Bath & Beyond, H-E-B Grocery, K-Mart, Target, Toys ‘R Us/Babies […]

March 28th, 2018|Product Recalls, Recalls, Toy Recall|0 Comments

Storm Safety UPDATED – Powerful Rains This Week in Southern California

The Thomas Fire was not even at full containment before Southern California was slammed with disaster again in early January. Heavy rains triggered the deadly and devastating Montecito mudslide, crippling the area for about two weeks as crews worked tirelessly to clear the 101 freeway that had been clogged with mud and debris.

This week, […]

Need to Know Basics: Road Safety for Parents & Children

A good parent will want to do anything they can to protect their children from harm, and many do put in great efforts to be proactive in taking preventative measures for the well-being of their children.

As our children age, their safety needs also change and road safety is no different. Below, Howard Blau Law […]

Prevent This Trend From Being All the Rage: Road Rage Incidents in California

If you live in Southern California, you are familiar with road rage. Whether you’ve witnessed it or experienced it yourself, it is an unfortunate reality most commonly seen on our busy roads and freeways. It is frustrating, angering, and upsetting to come across rude and dangerous drivers on the road.

What’s even more upsetting are […]

Targeting ‘Cell Phone Zombies’: Cities Take Measures Against Distracted Walking

Texting and walking can provide some light laughs on social media or even in real life: bumping into things, tripping over planters and plunging into a water feature, etc. But for some, there have been serious, life-changing, and even fatal consequences of what’s been coined as  “distracted walking.”

Pedestrian deaths in Los Angeles have reportedly […]

The Word on Bird

Since September last year, a new mode of transportation has taken flight in Los Angeles. Based right out of Santa Monica, Bird Rides, Inc. provides electric scooters for communal use throughout Los Angeles, which users can access through Bird’s app. For $1, and then $0.15 per mile, individuals can use the app to locate and […]