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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 […]

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 […]

Product Safety Recalls

Check out the latest safety product recalls on the table, as well as an update on the IKEA Malm Dresser, responsible for the deaths of eight children due to its toppling over.
Libbey Bourbon Glasses Due to Laceration Hazard
Recall Date: November 29, 2017
Recall Number: 18-046

Recall Details: Bourbon Taster Glasses

Sold At: Libbey outlet stores in Shreveport, LA […]

5 Easy Kitchen & Home Tips for a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving!

Can you believe next week is already Thanksgiving? The holidays are meant to be a celebratory time of year with friends, family, and plenty of food to go around.

With all the excitement and festivities, it’s easy to forget or lose track of time in the midst of all the hubbub and catching-up with everyone. […]

Product Safety Recalls: November Updates

Here are just some of the latest in consumer product safety recalls. Be sure to check them out to make sure you stay informed about your purchases!
Arctic Cat Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Due to Fire Hazard
Recall Date: October 27, 2017
Recall Number: 18-017

Recall Details: Arctic Cat recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)

Sold At: Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from […]

Halloween Safety Tips: Home Edition

The spookiest time of year is in full-swing. Our previous blog highlighted safety tips for your Halloween events and outings, but this time we’d like to focus on safety tips for around the house.
Decorating Pumpkins
For many, going to the pumpkin patch and selecting that perfect pumpkin is the kick-off to the Halloween season.

Carving […]

Child Passenger Safety

Child Passenger Safety Week was observed last week, from September 17th-23rd. Though the week is now behind us, the safety precautions and awareness recognized for Child Passenger Safety Week can always be implemented and practiced on a daily basis.

Even as such a critical issue, the risks and dangers to child passengers don’t make the […]

Senior Driving & Safety

Hopping in the car and getting behind the wheel is often no big deal, especially in California. Most of us have a routine commute of some sort which makes driving a near-daily task.

Despite the many unfortunate and even tragic accidents on the road, there is a particular group who seem to spark debate every […]

Back to School Road Safety

Tis the season for Back-to-School! Some districts just began post-Labor Day, while others have been in session for at least a couple of weeks.

With the new school year just beginning, it’s a great opportunity to remind ourselves and others to be aware in school zones and neighborhoods at all times, either as a pedestrian or […]