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…
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.)
ASecureLife’s team is based in Salt Lake City, so we got curious about which major Utah colleges are most prone to crime. We also took a look at how these universities are keeping their students safe. Keep reading to learn more about which Utah college campuses have the most crime and what their administrations are doing to crack down on it.
We analyzed 10 years’ worth of crime data for hundreds of public and nonprofit colleges in the US. We focused on data from four-year schools that offer student housing and have an average yearly enrollment of 10,000 students or more. The list below includes the 100 colleges that had the lowest rates of property crime over the past 10 years.
At ASecureLife, safety is our top priority, and these emergency responders are a big part of the community safety equation. We wanted to find out which metro areas have the fewest police and firefighters per capita, so with data from the US Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we set out to find the areas with emergency responders covering the most people.
To raise awareness of the risks of summer driving, we’ve researched the most dangerous US highways for summer travel. We’ll lay out these highways in a map, then talk more about key findings and how you can stay safe.
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.
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…
If you were to become a victim of burglary, what are the chances that police could catch the criminal? Considering the fact that property crimes are notoriously hard to solve in the United States—and that the data varies from state to state—it may not be likely. Read on to find your state’s ranking and learn what you can do to help police catch these criminals now and in the future.
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.