Category: Safety


Admit it.  We’ve all done it. We’ve glanced at our email, sent a text, or liked a Facebook post when we were supposed to be concentrated on driving. And while we may think of teenagers when the term “distracted driving” … Continue reading

10 easy tricks for a safe Halloween

It’s that time of year again when our little ghosts and goblins (or princesses in my house) will be out in the neighborhood looking for treats.  Unfortunately, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed … Continue reading

Are you aware of these advertising dangers

A couple weeks ago I was pulling together images to be used an ad promoting bicycle helmet use and I spent a huge amount of time going through stock photo images looking for a photo that actually showed a child … Continue reading

Safe on our streets

Today is International Walk to School Day! It’s one of my favorite days of the year because Dayton Children’s and Safe Kids Greater Dayton partner with local schools to teach kids about pedestrian safety.  The Walk This Way program, sponsored … Continue reading

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