The opportunity for household fires always increases around the holidays, whether it be candles, electric lights in the tree, or even the yule log. Luckily, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has posted a handy 12 point safety checklist you can use to look out for and be aware of these risks.
Insurance companies keep track of many statistics, including when driving is the safest and most dangerous. According to Allstate, for instance, the lowest-risk time for accidents is between 5 am and 11 pm on weekends, with the highest risk between 11 pm and 4 am on weekdays, and 11 pm to 5 am on weekends. [...]
Recently, Attorney Kitrick took a moment to speak with students at his Alma Mater, St. Xavier High. Kitrick presented "60 For Safety," a program focused on educating young people about the increasing dangers of driving while distrated. For the full story, please check out http://www.stxavier.org/cf_news/view.cfm?newsid=2196.
As we enter the holiday season, crime goes up. We must be extra diligent protecting ourselves, our families, and our homes. Here are a few tips I strongly advise, ones I have learned and taught over my 40 years of martial arts and self-defense instruction. Crying Babies at your front door – never open [...]