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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 […]

Two Separate Safety Recalls From Toyota, Plus Other Vehicle Safety Recalls

Issued just yesterday, Toyota announced that it is conducting separate safety recalls for approximately 11,800 Model Year 2018 Toyota Camry vehicles and approximately 9,900 Model Year 2015 – 2018 Lexus RC F, Model Year 2016 -2018 Lexus GS F and Model Year 2018 Lexus LC 500 vehicles.

The Camry recall involves a possibility that fuel pipes […]

Is This What Ventura County is in for Next? Bicycle Crashes Costing L.A. Big Money in Payouts

Last year, Los Angeles had to pay out nearly $19 million to cyclists and their families due to injuries or deaths on local streets. The cause is not due to accident collisions per se, but rather the poor conditions of the streets, pavement, and other surfaces around the city due to wear and tear over […]

Is the Future Really Here? California Clears the Way for Greater Autonomous Vehicle Testing This Year

It’s fun to compare past predictions of a futuristic society with our actual reality of today. Some predictions included flying cars, communities on the moon or Mars, and true-to-life robots existing alongside humans. While the last scenario is becoming more viable, one thing that has been on the table for the past several years now […]

January Product Safety Recalls & Takata Airbag Update

It’s a brand new year with brand new recalls! Let’s start 2018 on a safe note by staying informed on the latest safety recalls issued by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Also, check out the latest on the massive Takata Airbag Recall. 
HP Recalls Batteries for Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations Due to Fire […]

Top Safety Tips & Information from the SoCal Deluge

First we had fires, then we had floods. We aren’t even completely done with the Thomas Fire (still holding at 92% containment) and Southern California was dealt another blow. While we all thought we would be grateful for the much-needed rain, this event combined with the burn scars from the Thomas Fire and others confirmed […]

New Year, New Laws: 2018

Happy 2018! The new year brings fresh beginnings for everyone, which includes new laws and legislation in place. Though they may not seem relevant to you, they could have an indirect impact on you or people you know.

Be sure to check these out and stay informed for a great start to 2018!
Recreational Marijuana
On January 1st, […]

Top 3 Tips for a Safe & Happy New Year!

Hard to believe it, but 2018 is fast approaching! Many of us spend the days leading up to, and especially New Year’s Eve, getting ready for the occasion.

Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind for a fun and festive New Year’s celebration!

1. Do Not Drive Drunk or Under the Influence

This is […]

December 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Easy Tips for a Safe & Happy December Holiday

The true holiday season is in full swing, with Hanukkah wrapping up and malls and stores abuzz with people continuing to hunt for gifts and seasonal delights to warm their homes.

With the Rye, Skirball, and Lilac (San Diego County) fires behind us, but the Creek and Thomas fires raging on, it’s all the more […]

December 21st, 2017|Fire Hazard, Holiday Fires, Holiday Safety|0 Comments