Hit and Run Survival for Pedestrians

As the weather gets nicer, it becomes more tempting to go out for a walk. While walking instead of driving is better for your health, the environment, and your wallet, remember that pedestrians are the most vulnerable users of the road. According to a recent report from KCAL9, distracted driving is causing a spike in hit [...]

Recent dog bite injury? Avoid serious infections!

Did you know that one in every five dog bites require medical attention [1]? A dog bite injury can cause serious infections, require antibiotic treatment and sometimes hospitalization. Take the following steps if bitten: Stop the bleeding with a towel. Wash the infected area with a cloth, soap, and water. Cover the injury with a [...]

“Are you the parent of a young driver? Ventura County Start Smart is for you!”

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has developed statewide free classes to raise awareness and diminish the number of teen-related accidents. Ventura County Start Smart classes, taught by a local police department, aim to help young teen drivers and their parents fully comprehend the responsibilities of being a licensed driver. Topics discussed in the class [...]

Are You a Distracted Driver?

Are you a distracted driver?  Were you on your cellphone today while driving? Do you know at least 18% of all fatal crashes are the result of driver distraction? And, 40% of U.S. teens admit to having been in a car when the driver was using a cellphone, causing potential injury to the driver, passenger [...]

2019-02-01T16:02:06+00:00July 12th, 2016|Pokemon Go, Public Safety|0 Comments