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May These Four Be With You: The Tragic Necessity Of Motorcycle Awareness

Matthew Lee…
Alayna Wright…
Mark Coppenger…
Zachary Spoolstra…

It is not a quote from Star Wars, the title of this post. It’s a desperate call to action.

As of this writing, barely a week into Motorcycle Awareness Month, already four people have needlessly died in motorcycle-related accidents.

Those are their names.

Only Alayna, 48, was wearing a helmet when she died—flung from […]

A Ticking Time Bomb Sits Two Feet From Your Heart

It’s an event seared into the fabric of American history.

When Timothy McVeigh walked away from the flatbed Ryder truck he’d rented four days prior, it was with every intent to kill. Nearly 4,800 pounds of ammonium nitrate, a powerful and unstable explosive used in the mining industry, lay dormant in the back. As he tossed […]

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 […]