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Safety tips for back-to-school season

Summer has come and gone, and it's already time for kids to head back to school. Between the thrill of meeting new classmates and buying school supplies, there can be a bunch of excitement this time of year. However, the start of the school year is not a time to sacrifice on safety. Here are a few tips to help you and your family stay safe all school year long.

June is National Safety Month

The National Safety Council puts out an annual Injury Facts study. In the 2017 edition, the top causes of preventable deaths among 1-24 year olds is motor vehicle accidents, causing 33% of deaths in 1-4 year olds, 56% of deaths in 5-14 year olds, and 57% of deaths in 15-24 year olds.

Tips for maximum CMA Fest fun

A week of music, sunshine, and parties sounds like a dream, but it's Nashville's reality every summer. We love the annual CMA Fest and all the excitement it brings to Nashville, but, with an estimated daily attendance of 88,500 people in 2016 (or a total of 619,500 over the course of the week), there are some health and safety tips you may want to consider.

Should I give a recorded statement if I've been in a car wreck?

If you've been in an auto accident, you know that dealing with insurance companies can be a hassle. Making recorded statements can hurt your ability to be fairly compensated. It's important to always be careful when talking with insurance adjusters.

Motorcycle safety month helps raise awareness

Motorcycles can be dangerous if not enjoyed properly. While some accidents cannot be prevented, most are caused by negligence, weather, or inexperience. During motorcycle safety month, we're talking about key statistics, causes of motorcycle accidents, and tips to share the road.

Is primary enforcement of seat belt laws still necessary?

We all know by now that it’s much safer to wear a seatbelt when you are driving or riding as a passenger in a motor vehicle. Seat belts became a standard safety feature in all new passenger vehicles as early as 1964, with dual lap and shoulder belts incorporated into new cars in 1974. By 1996, all but one state (New Hampshire) had put a mandatory law regarding the use of seat belts into effect that applied specifically to both front seat passengers and drivers. 

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