Keeping Older Drivers on the Road—Safely

Helping older adults remain as independent as possible is a goal for many adult children and their parents. There’s a lot of freedom in being able to drive wherever you’d like to go. But it’s important to recognize that driving can become more challenging as we age. Reaction times, situational awareness, and vision may not […]

Distracted Driving Puts Everyone at Risk

The National Safety Council estimates that eight people die and hundreds of others are injured each day in automobile accidents related to distracted driving. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which serves as a reminder that being distracted while driving puts everyone at risk. Three Major Types of Distractions There are three major types of […]

Call 811 Before Digging to Prevent Injuries and Outages

As the weather gets warmer, you’re probably planning outdoor projects and thinking about updating the landscaping. April is National Safe Digging Month for a reason! It’s a great reminder to call 811 before starting any digging project. Why You Need to Get Underground Utility Lines Marked Underground utility lines are damaged approximately every six minutes. […]