What Etiquette Do You Suggest to Reduce Cell Phone Related Traffic Accidents?

comments Comments Off on What Etiquette Do You Suggest to Reduce Cell Phone Related Traffic Accidents?
By , May 31, 2013 3:10 pm

It takes 2 to make a cell phone connection. We might be able to help save lives. For example:

1- When calling someone on their cell phone ask them if they are driving.

2- When texting someone ask them not to reply if they are driving.

SHARE YOUR IDEA

Bicycle Helmets Reduce Head Injuries

comments Comments Off on Bicycle Helmets Reduce Head Injuries
By , May 24, 2013 10:26 am

bicycle helmet-1Bicycle_1The season for increased bicycle activity has arrived. In Black Hawk County about 200 bicyclist visit hospital emergency rooms every year. There is the danger of head injury. Bicycle helmets are proven to reduce head injuries by 80 percent. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention a lot of bicyclists don’t wear a helmet. Children are more at risk. They have a sense of immortality. Children bicycle related deaths and  injuries can be reduced by use of helmets. In Black Hawk County about 50% of the bicycle emergency room visits are people 18 years old and younger.