Category: Safety

How Long Are Car Seats Good for Before They Expire?

How Long Are Car Seats Good for Before They Expire?

Depending on the brand and model, car seats are good for six to 10 years from the date of manufacture. Expect the majority of car seats—even the best ones—to expire after about six years. Those made with steel-reinforced frames can last up to 10.

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What is the Best Car Seat? Chicco vs. Britax vs. Graco

What is the Best Car Seat? Chicco vs. Britax vs. Graco

Fortunately, every car seat on the market has to pass the same safety-testing standards, so they can all keep your child safe in a crash. All you have to do is figure out what works best for you: do you need an infant car seat you can attach to a stroller? Or do you need a convertible car seat that will last from your baby’s first steps to their first football game? Ahead, we’re looking at the top-rated car seats for your child’s safety.

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Halloween Safety Tips: Don’t Get Spooked Out

Halloween Safety Tips: Don’t Get Spooked Out

Halloween’s a time for harmless tricks and tasty treats. But when you have a bunch of people, mostly kids, running around the neighborhood in the dark—well, there are some risks. Let’s talk about some tips to make your Halloween festivities delightful but not too frightful.

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Best Tasers & Stun Guns for Self-Defense

Best Tasers & Stun Guns for Self-Defense

So you’ve decided you’d like to get a stun gun or Taser, but which is best for your comfort level and needs? Did you think they were the same thing? That’s a common misconception but stun guns and Tasers are actually two separate electroshock weapons. We’ve chosen four categories to review and have come up with the best stun guns and Tasers for each category…

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Signs of a Stalker: Are You Being Followed?

Signs of a Stalker: Are You Being Followed?

The idea of “stalking” someone in this age of 24/7 information access has become somewhat of an inside joke among many of us. We’ve all heard someone say, “I Facebook stalked him!” or “I didn’t mean to stalk you but I saw your post about your trip to Vegas…” But the truth is, true stalkers can make your life a living hell; stalking is scary, it’s dangerous and in many cases, illegal…

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Sex Offenders Near You: Stats and Resources for 2019

Sex Offenders Near You: Stats and Resources for 2019

Concerned about sex offenders in your neighborhood?

It’s incredibly unlikely that a stranger will directly target you or your family, but knowing more about criminals in your area can help you make smart decisions and protect your loved ones…

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Best Pepper Sprays: Reviews, Questions, Answers, and Top Picks

Best Pepper Sprays: Reviews, Questions, Answers, and Top Picks

When it comes to self-defense, pepper spray is one of the most effective, inexpensive, easy-to-use, and readily available weapons you can have. It is powerful enough to be used by law enforcement officers but is also widely available to civilians to ensure their own safety. When used correctly, pepper spray can be extremely effective against people and even attacking animals…

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Best Self Defense Weapons for Non-Lethal Protection

Best Self Defense Weapons for Non-Lethal Protection

Nobody wants to be the victim of an attack. It’s not like we walk to our cars after work hoping to get mugged in a dark alleyway, but unfortunately, many of us grow up hearing that we’re constantly in danger of being victimized. But have you ever stopped to think what you’d actually do if you found yourself in a threatening situation? Do you know how to defend yourself…

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2019 Best Medical Alert Bracelets and Watches

2019 Best Medical Alert Bracelets and Watches

It’s hard to find good medical alert jewelry that meets the minimum requirements to make it effective: works well, doesn’t cost too much, goes with everything from exercise clothes to cocktail best. We’ve made the search for the right medical alert jewelry easier for you. If you’re looking for medical alert necklaces, see our necklace review to check out our top picks. Otherwise, read on to learn about our favorite wristbands, bracelets, and watches.

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The Top 20 Metro Cities for Car Theft in 2019

The Top 20 Metro Cities for Car Theft in 2019

There’s plenty you can do to prevent your car from being stolen: rolling up your windows, locking the doors, and parking in busy, well-lit places are a few examples. But there are other factors that are much less in your control when it comes to your risk for car theft. Certain makes and models of cars are easier to break into than others, and older cars are usually equipped with fewer security measures to deter car thieves…

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