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Utility worker in bucket lift fixing wires on utility pole

It’s no secret that dogs are one of the most popular types of pets. According to a 2019-2020 survey by the American Pet Products Association cited by the Insurance Information Institute, about 63.4 million households in the United States own at least one dog. Most people who own dogs consider them to be a part of the

Road covered by fallen leaves during autumn as sun shines through

Fall is a fun time of year for a lot of reasons, like Halloween, fall color, trips to the cider mill, and the return of football season, just to name a few. But it can also make driving a bit more difficult. Between reduced amounts of daylight, unpredictable weather, and increased animal activity, there are lots

Car laying on its side as another is flipped over after a rollover crash

There isn’t just one basic type of car accident. There are several different types of car accidents and some types of car accidents are more dangerous than others. Rollover accidents are one of the rarer types of car crashes, but they are one of the most dangerous car accidents. According to the Institute for Highway

Two construction workers in hardhats looking at a blueprint

After a long, cold winter, the weather is finally starting to warm up again. For many people, this means the beginning of baseball season or that they can start working in their gardens again. But if you’re a construction worker, the arrival of spring also means that work is about to start getting busy again.

Girl with yellow swim goggles on her head in a swimming pool

First and foremost, children should never be allowed to swim or play by the pool without adult supervision. Children before the ages 1 and 4 have the highest rates of drownings and about 1 in 5 drowning deaths happen in children age 14 and under. For every child that drowns to death, 5 others have

Group of people walking across street crosswalk as a car passes in front of them

No matter how much people love their cars, everybody is a pedestrian from time to time. Children walk to and from school, dog owners take their dogs for walks, some people walk for exercise, and other people might walk places out of convenience or necessity. Unfortunately, since pedestrians don’t have the protection of being in

Mom buckling in child into pink carseat

Everybody wants to do everything they can to protect their children. Since cars are a necessary part of many people’s lives, keeping kids safe in the car is a naturally a big priority for many parents. The seat belts that come standard in cars are designed to protect adult-sized bodies; they don’t offer the same

Motorcyclist holding helmet while wearing biker jacket and gloves

When riding a motorcycle, there are several risks that inherently come along with it. Since motorcycles are not enclosed vehicles, they don’t have the safety features cars do. Motorcycles are less visible than cars on the road. Because motorcycles only have two wheels, they have less stability when making emergency moves like swerving. In 2011,

Three children on bikes wearing helmets and biking gloves

Riding a bike can be hugely fun for both kids and adults. For kids, learning how to ride a bike is one of the first steps toward being able to get around independently. But as fun as riding a bike is, it can be just as dangerous if it’s not done safely. When a child

Girl smiling while riding bike with helmet on

Riding a bike is an excellent way for people of all ages to get some exercise and get around in an environmentally friendly way. However, when not done safely, bike riding can potentially be very dangerous. The simple fact of the matter is that even the most experienced, most cautious bicyclists can still get into