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Important Recalls: Sabrett Hotdogs, Honda Accord and Takata Air Bags

Although most consumer products are tested for safety, no process is perfect.  Unsafe products can and do make their way to market all the time.  When these defective products are discovered, a recall is often issued.  This week’s recalls are – Sabrett Hotdogs which could cause oral injury, Honda Accord battery defect that could trigger […]

Rage while on the Road: How to Deal

The driver who crossed three lanes, making you slam on your brakes – only for him to make a late left turn.  The motorist who can’t seem to negotiate a right-hand turn from the right-most lane, making you wait for his imprecision.  The bus driver who blasts through a fresh red light to stay on […]

California Drivers Among Worst in Country

If you’ve ever gone on a road trip, you may have noticed that driving styles and quality vary from city to city.  New Yorkers are notorious for horn honking and tailgating.  Miami drivers are renowned for ignoring the turn signal.  Portlanders are famously slow and polite behind the wheel.  Los Angeles drivers are more prone to road rage than the rest […]

Recall Notices – Kawasaki, Britax and Hazen

Kawasaki Recalls
Kawasaki recalls Utility Vehicles, Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles and All- Terrain Vehicles due to fire hazard.
Recall Details:
1) Name of Product: Mule SX™, Mule 4010, Mule 4010 Trans 4×4®, Mule 4000, Mule PRO-FX™, Mule PRO-FXT™, Mule PRO-DX™, Mule PRO-DXT™, Teryx, Teryx4 and Brute Force 750 4x4i.

Hazard: The fuel pump/fuel level sensor retainer plate may have a hairline […]

Happy 241st Birthday America!!!

Sunny blue sky, warm summer breeze, American flags waving outside buildings and homes, family and friends getting together for picnics and barbecues, patriotic music, games, parades and the most impressive fireworks.  This is Independence Day!

An evening of lighting up the sky and dazzling spectators with amazing fireworks.  However, the same explosive power that awes audiences […]

Fly Me to the Moon-Bounce

Moon bounces, also called house bounces, are about as universally loved by kids as ice cream cones on a summer day and candy bars on Halloween.

For kids, they see moon bounce, they run toward it.  But for some parents, the feeling about these inflatables is more along the lines of “accident waiting to happen.”

Recently, five […]

Keep Summer Pool Time Safe

Summer just wouldn’t be summer without relaxing by the pool and throwing pool parties with friends and family.  Many of us enjoy swimming – it is one of the most popular sports activities in the United States; not only for its health benefits, but it is also an excellent way to have fun with your […]

HO, HO, HO! It’s Summertime ’tis the season for Child Safety

Spring and summer in Southern California—gorgeous weather for all types of outdoor activities.  For children, it is the season for skateboards, skates, scooters and bikes; which could also mean it is a season prone to injuries.  Do you know how many children are being rushed to the Emergency Room for not wearing helmets and protective […]

Recall Notices: Toyota, HoMedics, Combi Strollers

If you own any of the products described below, you and your family could be at serious risk for injuries. This month’s recalls included reports of electric shock and burns from handheld HomeMedics massagers, a potential fall hazard from Combi strollers, and risk of oil leakage in some Toyota Tacoma vehicles.
HoMedics Handheld Massagers
HoMedics has recieved […]

Car Seats Must Be Replaced After an Accident

As I’ve covered in previous posts, there are a great many details to handling the aftermath of a car accident. Today I wanted to draw attention to one very important detail that in many cases goes unmentioned: If a car seat was in your vehicle at the time of the accident, can that car seat […]