Teen Driving Safety

When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up: * Car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens ages 14 through

Texting And Driving

An AT&T sponsored survey of frequent drivers who text daily – regardless of where they are – 98% said they were aware of the dangers of texting behine the wheel. Nonetheless three-quarters of them admitted to texting while driving, despite

Wake UP, Please!

A recent report says 37% of drivers indicate having fallen asleep while behind the wheel sometime in their lives, and 11% having done so in the past year. If that statistic isn’t scary enough, the report when on to

A Dubious Distinction for Florida

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4,743 pedestrians were killed in auto crashes in 2012. That equated to one pedestrian killed every two hours. There were also 76,000 injuries. In a recently released report by Obrella identifying

Halloween Safety

Despite the fact that Halloween in Venice consists mostly of goblins and ghouls walking around downtown shops, it still requires a little common sense to make the evening safe for everyone. Here are five questions to ask so your entire

Motorcycle Safety

Motorcyclists know that riding gives them a freedom that driving a car just can’t match. But the best riders also know that motorcycles require more focus to operate and don’t provide the same protections cars do in the event of

Grilling Safety

Here in the Venice area we are fortunate that grilling season is virtually all year long, not just the right of summer. With familiarity often stems complecency about safety. Keep in mind that when grilling, you are literally playing with