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Teaching kids to stay safe around dogs

A dog bite can be serious for a young child. Apart from the physical injury, emotional trauma may occur, resulting in issues like post-traumatic stress disorder or a lifelong phobia of dogs. Because most people frequently have contact with dogs, whether with their...

Risks for pedestrians around daylight savings

Many Californians are mixed about the first Sunday in November. Daylight savings can give everyone in the state an extra hour of sleep, but it also means that it gets dark early and everyone has to readjust their clocks. What can’t be disputed is the effect the...

Car hazards for students in every grade

Autumn may not be as notorious as a season for motor vehicle accidents as much as summer and winter are, but it can be difficult for California drivers to adjust to the first few months of the school year. They are still adjusting to the increase in buses and traffic...

Educate children to avoid dog bites

It comes as no surprise that the most common victims to vicious dog attacks are children. A study reveals that between 2005 to 2017, almost half of those killed by dog bites were kids that were less than 10 years old. Children are smaller and are less physically...

Places to watch out for spring break drivers

Many residents are ecstatic once spring arrives. The temperatures start rising, the sun stays out longer, and most of the winter hazards such as snow and ice are starting to melt. Since winter and summer are often seen as the most dangerous driving seasons of the...

Electric scooter riders still causing injuries

You will see electronic scooters zipping around the streets and sidewalks of just about any major city as of the last few months. Whether it’s the low cost, the green qualities of electric motors or the simple convenience, this phenomenon has swept the entire...

Common causes for children getting hit by cars

It can be a terrifying experience for a parent to find out their child has been struck by a car. However, getting hit by a car is the third leading cause of death for children between ages 5 and 9, according to the Association for Psychological Science. As a parent,...