October is National Pedestrian Safety Month

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) hosts National Pedestrian Safety Month in October to raise awareness for improving pedestrian safety. Pedestrian Safety Impacts Everyone Everyone is a pedestrian at some point in the day. Having safe ways to walk, bike, or roll is essential. NHTSA reports that more than 7,000 pedestrians were killed in […]

Hyundai and Kia Recall: Engine Compartment Fire Risk

Nearly 3.4 Hyundai and Kia vehicles in the United States have been recalled due to risk of engine compartment fires. Owners are advised to park outdoors and away from buildings until the repairs are completed for their vehicles. The affected models have an anti-lock brake system module that may leak brake fluid internally, causing an […]

Portable Generators and Carbon Monoxide Risks

Carbon monoxide is referred to as the “invisible killer” because it’s both colorless and odorless. Portable generators, which are often used during power outages, pose a risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that more than 80 people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning. Portable Generator Risks Using […]