Accident Prevention

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Child drownings are on the rise across the country, according to a study released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in early June. From 2014 to 2016, there were 363 pool or spa-related deaths in children under the age of 15. In 2016, that number increased to 389…

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 3,166 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents blamed on distracted drivers in 2017 alone. Nine percent of all fatal crashes involved a distracted driver and talking or text messaging on a cellphone accounted for the most common kind of distraction…

People ride bicycles for different reasons. Whether it is a hobby you enjoy with family, a great way to exercise, or how you commute to work, cycling has many advantages. However, it is not always the safest mode of transportation. Knowing how to stay safe while sharing Houston streets with other…

Keeping Kids Safe Around Dogs

Over 800,000 people in the United States seek medical treatment for a dog bites each year; more than 400,000 of them are under the age of 18, according to statistics provided by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dogs are members of the family, and provide great companionship for kids. However,…

Pedestrian Accidents On The Rise In Houston

Pedestrian accidents are rising quickly in Houston. The rate of pedestrian accidents was 31 percent higher in 2016 than in 2015, reports the Houston Police Department. Why are pedestrian accidents on the rise in Houston? There is no clear consensus on the reason for the increase in pedestrian accidents in…

Houstonians know that, in addition to being dangerous, our streets and freeways are also quite congested. But what many might not know is that we actually have many of the worst bottleneck freeways in the entire nation. What are bottleneck freeways? Why are they a big deal? Bottleneck freeways are…

ARE TRAFFIC DEATHS ON THE RISE IN HOUSTON?

For the first time in ten years, road fatalities are on the rise across the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 35,000 people were killed in U.S. car accidents last year. Half of the deaths happened because the driver or passenger was not wearing a…