road safety

  1. Categories: General Safety Topics & Disaster & Survival Forum

    We've gone ORANGE! #OrangeforSafety #NWZAW

    The Team at went ORANGE to Support @ATSSAtraffic / @ATSSAHQ for Go Orange Day during National Work Zone Awareness Week! (of course, our website and many products already WERE orange, but we joined in to show our support!)
  2. National Work Zone Awareness Week
    Categories: General Safety Topics

    National Work Zone Awareness Week

    What's a Work Zone? Not a Flood Zone, not a Disaster Zone, a Work Zone. We recently share information about the Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety - now starting Monday the American Traffic Safety Services Association recognized and promotes National Work Zone Awareness Week. National Work Zone Awareness Week 2016, April 11-15 "Don't Be THAT Driver: Work on Safety. Get Home Safely. Every Day." The...
  3. Keep those hands on the wheel and eyes on the road!
    Categories: General Safety Topics

    Keep those hands on the wheel and eyes on the road!

    This is Distracted Driving Month. Distracted Driving is fast becoming the number one road killer - passing drunk driving and becoming a national and global concern. Distracted driving accidents are driving up costs of goods globally, too, as accidents in the workplace raise costs and trickle down to end product pricing. Read up, wise up, and put that phone away...
  4. Semi-Trucks, Truckers, and Road Safety
    Categories: General Safety Topics & Info News

    Semi-Trucks, Truckers, and Road Safety

    One person is injured or killed in a truck accident every 16 minutes. It’s not too often trucking accidents garner national attention, but the United States Department of Transportation estimates over 500,000 accidents occur every year. No wonder instantaneous, and perhaps previously considered irrational, fear sets in when caught in an 18-wheeler sandwich. Unfortunately truck-crash fatalities are rising, with an...
  5. Categories: Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Info News & Outdoor Safety

    Full of Hot Air

    Fall & Winter Weather brings Driving Danger. Yesterday we discussed the importance of regular tire rotation... Today, even more importantly, we'll discuss tire pressure. No matter what Season of the year, remember that tire pressure is one of the most basic points in assuring your vehicle is running in top condition. It's easy because it requires almost no technical skill. Also...
  6. Categories: General Safety Topics, Info News & Outdoor Safety

    Where the Rubber Meets the Road

    Fall is now really settled in, winds, rain, snow and road hazards are a reality. Many roadside emergencies being with unsafe tires and the inadequacy of improper handling they cause on weather stricken roadways. The top 3 reasons to revolve your tires often are: monetary cost savings, far better grip, as well as boosted energy performance. Showing up safely at...
  7. On the Road to Safety?
    Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles & General Safety Topics

    On the Road to Safety?

    Where are Roads Safe? According to the World Health Organization’s new Global status report on road safety 2015, there are 1.25 million road traffic deaths each year, and 90% of road traffic deaths occur in low-and middle-income countries, even though these countries have just 54% of the world’s vehicles. Countries are working to make roads safer, but more is needed The...
  8. Categories: General Safety Topics

    Avoid Driving Disasters

    Whether it is a weekend getaway or cross-country road trip, travel plans will involve taking to the roads this summer. Be prepared for hazardous weather that can interrupt your plans and cause dangerous driving conditions. Driving in the Rain Distracted Driving Road Safety AAA says GET READY Get tips on how to react to bad weather on the road in...
  9. Categories: Child Safety, General Safety Topics & Info News

    Road Safety Week: #SaveKidsLives

    This is Global Road Safety Week. Besides the normal thoughts on road safety. as it is Spring and sudden shows and other unusual weather can change normal conditions, pay extra attention to road surface conditions (clipper when wet!) pedestrians, and debris in the road. This year's road safety theme is #SaveKidsLives and seeks to draw attention to the urgent need to...
  10. Categories: General Safety Topics & Info News

    Driving in the Rain

    This is an interesting tip for driving in the rain – and may save your life GOOD VISION IN A DOWNPOUR How to achieve good vision while driving during a heavy downpour also useful driving at night. Most motorists would turn on HIGH or FASTEST SPEED of the wipers during heavy downpour – yet the visibility in front of the...

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