Safety Tips for Taking Kids to School
201710.11
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Safety Tips for Taking Kids to School

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To protect your children, teach them traffic safety tips when walking or riding a bicycle. Familiarize yourself with school bus rules and encourage your students to follow them at all times. Walking to School If your kids are 10 years old and younger, walk with them on their way to and from school. Use this…

Slow Down: School Zone Safety Reminders
201710.02
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Slow Down: School Zone Safety Reminders

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Parents, educators, and caregivers play an important role in promoting school zone safety. Drivers and motorists must also follow the law and be particularly conscientious when travelling through these areas. Increase your awareness about school zone safety by reading the following suggestions, and avoid a catastrophic accident. The general rule for both drivers and pedestrians…

Back to School: Watch for the Unexpected
201709.26
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Back to School: Watch for the Unexpected

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With the end of summer, motorists must adapt to changes on the roads. Back to school season brings with it an increase in traffic congestion. The streets and sidewalks are busier now that the academic year has started, with more pedestrians and motorists sharing the road. Add the unpredictable weather changes of the fall season,…

Pedestrian Safety: Five Moves to Stay Safe on the Road
201709.06
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Pedestrian Safety: Five Moves to Stay Safe on the Road

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There goes another person talking or looking at their phone while walking or crossing the street…They’re everywhere. Perhaps you occasionally, absent-mindedly, step into the road while distracted on the cell. Preoccupation with our smartphones has become a way of life. However, this behaviour can lead to serious injury or death if you are not careful….

Defensive Driving: Defuse Tension on the Road
201708.31
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Defensive Driving: Defuse Tension on the Road

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Remember when you could not wait to get a driver’s license and hit the open road with a car of your own? Now that you’re likely commuting every day and driving more for work than pleasure, you may experience less excitement and more aggravation when behind the wheel. In June 2017 the Ontario Provincial Police…

Keep Everyone Safe on the Road This Summer
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Keep Everyone Safe on the Road This Summer

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Summer is one of the most enjoyable times to drive. With great weather and clear roads, it is the ideal season for trips to the cottage or to see family. To be safe on the road, prepare your car or vehicle for long journeys: 1. Keep your car in good running condition. Problems with your…

Have Safe Summer Family Fun!
201707.30
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Have Safe Summer Family Fun!

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When the subject of a fun destination comes up, amusement parks rank high on a family’s “to-do” list. Whether it’s a huge theme park or smaller local attraction, amusement parks, rides, and animal “safaris” draw summer crowds. They are a great way for families to have fun together. When traveling with children, a backpack of…

Steps to Take if Symptoms Develop Long after a Vehicular Accident
201707.05
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Steps to Take if Symptoms Develop Long after a Vehicular Accident

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Automobile accidents can cause severe physical and emotional trauma for an individual. In some instances, injuries may take days or even weeks to materialize. Although the symptoms may be latent in nature, this does not diminish their importance as far as your health and legal rights are concerned. Learn some critical steps to protect your…

Why Lifejackets are a Must for Adults and Children
201706.30
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Why Lifejackets are a Must for Adults and Children

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Warm summer days are the perfect time to enjoy a fun-filled day in the water. Boat rides and sailing are relaxing ways to spend these hot months. Swimming is also a great way to stay cool and exercise. While relaxing on the lake or in the ocean, safety needs to remain in the forefront of…

Tips for Safe Boating this Summer
201706.09
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Tips for Safe Boating this Summer

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With summer in full swing, most everyone is planning to have a great time with family and friends. One of the best Canadian pastimes is spending time on the lake in a boat. Here are three tips to help you and your loved ones stay safe on the water and have a fantastic summer. 1….