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10.4% Increase in Traffic Deaths – Are Smartphones To Blame?

man driving distracted with mobile phone and smartphone app

In Massachusetts, the law states drivers must pay attention in order to prevent injury to others. There is no prohibition on cell phone use while driving in New Hampshire. However, all New Hampshire drivers are prohibited from texting, The National

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Preventable Injuries, Playground Safety and How to Protect Your Children

safer playgrounds, safer play for kids
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Distractions, Teenagers, and Car Crashes

teenager texting while driving

Research Shows Distracted Driving is Four Times Worse Than Estimated How many of us worry about safety knowing that there are teenagers behind the wheel of a car? This younger generation has grown up adept at using technological devices.  In

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Danger after 2015 Blizzard – Slips and Falls on Snow and Ice

snow on steps and sidewalk looking out an open door

The Blizzard of 2015 and this winter’s first big storm may have passed, but the dangers resulting from snow and ice have just begun. Inadequately plowed and shoveled walkways and driveways will likely freeze and create dangerous, icy walking surfaces

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Be Careful of Drunk Drivers Thanksgiving Eve

row of liquor shots being poured

Be careful of drunk drivers on the road on the evening before Thanksgiving. Across the country, the bar industry knows that the night before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest drinking nights of the year. Old friends get together and

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Bounce Houses: How Seemingly Innocent Fun Can Turn To Tragedy

bounce house in residential neighborhood

It is given that parents will never cease to worry about the safety of their children, especially in modern society, but we should be able to lower our guard while our young ones are enjoying a harmless activity like bouncing

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How can we keep our families safe from using dangerous products?

Sean and Lexi Munroe, 7 and 8 year old siblings respectively, of Franklin, Massachusetts, died tragically when they were locked inside a Lane hope chest and suffocated. The Hope Chest had a lid that locked on the outside when the

Posted in Products Liability, Safety

Improve Your Chances to Survive a Car Crash in 2014

22 Vehicles Earn IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK + With tougher standards for the Top Safety Picks, your choice of cars meeting the standards just got smaller, but your chances of surviving a car crash improve when you select from cars

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MBTA Accident – Woman Dragged to Death

Each day pedestrians cross public streets, get in and out of vehicles, get on and off buses. Each day, pedestrians risk significant harm if the MBTA and/or its employees ignore safety hazards. The size and mechanics of the MBTA busses

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