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Why driverless cars might not hit the road so fast

*this article has been sourced from McKinsey & Company but we thought it was too important not to share. In May, GM spent $1 billion to buy Cruise Automation, a small startup with promising self-driving software. Last year, Qualcomm’s bought NXP Semiconductors for a cool $39 billion, in large part because Qualcomm wanted to buy […]

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How to know if your loved one is being neglected in their nursing home

It’s always a fine line when you decide to put your loved one in a nursing home but when you do, you expect them to be taken care of and treated well.  Many times faced with a choice: care for them ourselves or seek outside assistance. The most common form of outside assistance is that […]

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How to prevent drowning accidents

Even though we’re halfway through summer, it’s more important than ever to keep an eye on your children while they are at the pool or the lake. Unfortunately, every summer we see an uptick in drowning accidents, almost all of which are entirely preventable. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “From […]

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Lake Safety

            To many people, summer means one thing, time at the lake! Unfortunately, lake accidents are all too common and can often be deadly. Children’s Health states that 80% of people who drown in boating accidents weren’t wearing life jackets. Not surprisingly, most boating accidents occur while the operator is impaired. Children’s Health provides some […]

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Driving Under the Influence

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers, and about a quarter of those crashes involve a teen driving under the influence. Many parents want to talk to their kids about drinking and driving, but worry that the conversation may turn awkward or confrontational. However, armed with the right knowledge and perspective, parents […]

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Tips to keep you safe this 4th of July

The 4th of July is a great holiday that reminds us of fireworks, grilling, family and fun! However, for about 230 families a year, they have their holiday cut short due to injuries from fireworks. We’d like you to stay safe this 4th of July, so here are Tips to Keep you Safe This 4th […]

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7 tips to prevent child heatstroke in hot cars

Heatstroke is one of the leading causes of death among children and infants and toddlers are most at risk. 87% of children who have died in hot cars are under the age of 3. Unfortunately, even great parents can forget a child in the back seat. Other risk factors include caregivers who aren’t used to […]

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Our top safety tips for pulling trailers

Pulling a trailer behind your vehicle can be a difficult task. You may be pulling your boat to the lake or pulling a U-Haul full of furniture. Whether you are accustomed to towing a trailer behind your vehicle or it is your first time, these safety tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will […]

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Swimming Pool Safety

Summer means warm temperatures and sunshine. Whether you have your own backyard pool or are planning a trip to the public pool, it is important to use caution. Poolsafely.gov is a great resource for you to keep yourself, friends, and family safe. Here are some of the top tips to keep time spent around the […]

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