Boating Safety: A Few Dos and Don’ts for Enjoying the Water

Boating is a great way to relax during the summer, but there are a few safety precautions that you may want to take before you hit the water. Whether you’re driving or just kicking back, being on a boat can be more dangerous than most people think. This article will hopefully help you brush up on your boater’s safety and give you a few tips to have fun next time you get a little nautical.

How to Be Safe When Walking Downtown

It’s pretty obvious that visiting big cities can be a really fun time. However, with the hustle and bustle comes crime, which can be a serious problem if you’re walking around a city on your own. To find out some basics of pedestrian safety, we researched what the experts had to say about ways to stay safe when walking downtown.

6 Tips to Keep Burglars at Bay This Summer

The National Crime Prevention Council says July and August are the two highest months for travel but also for burglary. In fact, our summer habits leave us more vulnerable to success break-ins. Whether you’re going on vacation or remaining in town for a “staycation,” here are some safety tips you should think about.

How to Prepare Your Car for Summer

Much like the frigid cold of winter, the heat of summer can take a toll on your car. For example, your engine can become overheated in the summer sun if your cooling system needs to be tuned up or fixed. You don’t want to be stuck with a overheated car on the side of the road in the middle of a heatwave. To help you avoid situations like this, our friends at have developed an easy-to-follow infographic with tips and tricks to keep you and your car safe and cool this summer.

Preventing, Spotting and Treating Frostbite

We’re right in the middle of what’s shaping up to be a brutal winter. With the extreme cold temperatures comes a higher risk of freeze injuries like frostbite. But exactly how much do you know about frostbite? Being the most common injury associated with extreme cold, it’s necessary for those of us living in the cold weather to understand how to prevent, spot and take care of frostbite.

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