Archive | December, 2014

New Florida Booster Seat Law – January 1, 2015

29 Dec

  New Booster Seat Law Begins January 1 Beginning January 1, 2015, children ages 4 and 5 will be required to sit in a child safety seat or a booster seat rather than being buckled in with just a seat belt. Previously, Florida was one of only two states in the country without laws requiring […]

Turn Down That Noise! The History of Car Radios

27 Dec

  Driving while listening to the radio is an iconic American pastime – a way to catch up with news, sports, weather, and music while getting from Point A to Point B. But did you know that car radios weren’t always so widely accepted and embraced? When early automobiles were first introduced to a wide […]

Top Destinations for New Year’s Eve in Texas

21 Dec

You don’t have to travel far to find fun and exciting ways to celebrate the New Year in Texas. Whether you’re looking for a crowd-packed party scene, a gourmet dinner with your sweetheart, or a family-friendly celebration, Texas’ towns and cities have a lot to offer this time of year. These are a few of […]

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in New York

19 Dec

Whether you’re a New York native or not, most people in America are familiar with the iconic New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square. There are lots of different ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the city, and they don’t all involve joining the crowds in Times Square. These are a few of […]

Making a Holiday Driving Playlist? Read our Picks.

16 Dec

  It’s that festive time of year again – the time when holiday music fills the airwaves and every retail store pumps out familiar favorites to get you in the shopping spirit. No matter where you’re driving for the holidays this year and whether you love holiday music or despise it, hearing Christmas tunes on […]

How to Stay Safe on a Construction Site: Caught-in/Between Hazards

15 Dec

caught in between hazard

So far you have learned about fall hazards, struck-by hazards, and electrocution hazards. The last in our series of the “Fatal Four” is about caught-in or –between hazards. So what is a caught-in or –between hazard? It is a danger or risk where injuries occur from being crushed, squeezed, caught, compressed, or pinched in between […]

How to Stay Safe on a Construction Site: Electrocution Hazards

15 Dec

Electrocution Hazards

Following the Fall Hazards Edition and the Struck-By Hazards Edition in our Fatal Four series, this week we will be covering Electrocution Hazards. Electrocutions happen when a source of electric current passes through the human body and cause an electric shock. Electrocution hazards can be present whether a construction worker works directly or indirectly with […]

How to Stay Safe on a Construction Site: Fall Hazards Edition

15 Dec

fall hazard sign

As a construction worker, you will be exposed to many dangerous hazards on the job site; I’m sure you already know that. But do you know which ones are the most common and what you can do to protect yourself? How about ones that OSHA views as most important? This Safety Hazard Series will be focusing […]

Million Dollar Wheels: The World’s Most Expensive Cars

14 Dec

Owning a car is a major investment, and many people struggle just to pay for their car payments and tanks of gas. However, it’s clearly obvious that some cars are far more expensive to buy and maintain than others. No matter what kind of car you drive, it can occasionally be fun to check out […]

Holiday Driving Tips to Keep You Stress-Free

11 Dec

Not every American travels for the holidays, but a vast majority of us do at least a little bit of holiday driving each year. According to a Pew Research study, nine in 10 Americans celebrate the holiday of Christmas, and that means lots of celebrations across the country. AAA estimates that around 95 million Americans […]