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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 […]

Airbag Recall Alert: Is Your Car Safe?

Takata airbags installed in millions of U.S. vehicles across over 30 brands are now subject to a massive recall. Affected vehicles may contain defective, potentially deadly airbag inflators.

Last month, a 17-year-old from Texas died in a low-speed collision when the Takata airbag inflator inside the steering wheel exploded and launched shrapnel straight at her. Unfortunately, […]

Parking Lot Accidents: What you need to know.

With the holidays just around the corner, people are heading to the stores to buy presents for their friends and family. This jolly time of the year calls for large crowds, busy stores, and a potential increase in parking lot accidents. According to the National Safety Council, two-thirds of drivers may be distracted when pulling into […]

Recent dog bite injury? Avoid serious infections!

Did you know that one in every five dog bites require medical attention ? 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 bandage […]

“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.

Driver and parent responsibilities
Collision causing […]

Thousand Oaks Community Road Safety Program

Car crashes are the number one killer amongst teens. According to the police department, teens are significantly more likely to be reckless drivers, including driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

As a parent, I understand how the teenage years of our children’s life can be very stressful, especially when they start driving. We worry about […]

June 3rd, 2016|Teen Safety, Thousand Oaks, Traffic Safety|0 Comments

Start Smart by Educating Teen Drivers

As a parent, I understand how the teenage years of our children’s life can be very stressful, especially when they start driving. We worry about their safety and sometimes teenagers don’t like to listen to their parents. Luckily the Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau will host the Start Smart Teen Safety Program from 6 […]

March 30th, 2016|Teen Safety|0 Comments