Category: Safety

Kids Summer Safety Guide

Kids Summer Safety Guide

How do you keep your kids safe during the summer? We’re covering safety tips on travel, crowd, stranger, swimming, and outdoor safety to keep your kids safe during the summer months.

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What are the Safest and Most Dangerous States on the Fourth of July?

What are the Safest and Most Dangerous States on the Fourth of July?

The Fourth of July is approaching, and with it will come parades, parties, and fireworks. But before you dive headfirst into this year’s festivities, you should understand some of the inherent dangers that come with the holiday. To help Americans celebrating their independence take the necessary safety precautions, our team has compiled a report of the safest and most dangerous states on the Fourth of July…

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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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The Safest and Most Dangerous States to Travel for Memorial Day

The Safest and Most Dangerous States to Travel for Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to get out of town and enjoy the warmer weather. If you’re planning on driving to your vacation spot, you should keep in mind that Memorial Day is one of the most dangerous holidays of the year for driving. But how dangerous it is might depend on where you travel.

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The Best Radon Gas Detectors in 2019

The Best Radon Gas Detectors in 2019

Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that can cause serious health problems with frequent or high levels of exposure. Whether you’re moving into a new home or you’ve never tested your current home for radon, it’s a good idea to ensure the air you’re breathing is safe.

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The Safest and Most Dangerous States to Live Alone in 2019

The Safest and Most Dangerous States to Live Alone in 2019

We pooled data from around the country to determine which states are the safest and most dangerous for people living alone. Regardless of where you live, it’s important to understand the increased risk that living alone brings and to recognize there are plenty of steps you can take to make living by yourself safer.

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Is It Safe to Do That? Here’s What Each State Is Curious About

Is It Safe to Do That? Here’s What Each State Is Curious About

In this modern age, it’s pretty standard to take to an online search engine before you do something you’re not sure about. From your phone or your computer, Google is always there to overwhelm you with millions of search results when all you want to know is whether you can believe the urban myth that you can’t take a shower during a thunderstorm. Those curiosities get even more curious when you look at them by state. Is it safe to eat lettuce yet? Is it chill to eat snow? What about gum—is it cool to chew and swallow it? (It’s either that or spit it into a crumpled receipt like the rest of us.)

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The Most Infamous Heists by State

The Most Infamous Heists by State

The United States has always been known as the land of opportunity, and that’s especially true when it comes to robbing and stealing. It’s been that way since the days of Butch Cassidy, and though we’ve made strides in technology, things haven’t changed much otherwise. We’re looking at some of the most infamous heists by state, from American gangster John Dillinger to the disappearance of 300,000 packages of ramen. These are each state’s most notable robberies in American history.

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11 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe in Crowds

11 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe in Crowds

Taking your kids to special places and exciting events is a great way to make lasting memories, teach them cool things, and get to know them a little better. However, keeping track of your kids in crowded and busy places can be tricky. These tips can help you keep your kids safe in a crowd so you can all have fun without extra stress…

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Best Flashlights for Home and Self-Defense

Best Flashlights for Home and Self-Defense

Flashlights are useful to have around for anything from finding your tent in the dark to lighting your home when the power goes out, but there’s another reason you might want to spring for one of these powerful handheld lights––they’re highly underrated defense tools. Whether you’re facing an intruder at home or encountering an assailant on a late-night walk with your dog, the right flashlight can temporarily disorient an attacker and give you enough advantage to get out of a dangerous situation unscathed…

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