WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 07/20/22

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 As dangerous, more frequent heat waves hit some parts of the United States, record-high temperatures can be deadly for children, pets, or even adults. Especially inside cars, where cabin temperatures can quickly kill almost anything inside. Since 1998, more than 900 children have died of vehicular heatstroke because they were left or […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 06/29/22

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 The heat of summer can do a lot of crazy things. It can fry an egg on the sidewalk. It can cause your skin to break out. Oh, and the heat can make your tires explode. Yep, you read that right. When temperatures soar during the summer you’re more likely to […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 06/22/22

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 The What’s Up Wednesday program was started as a fun way to bring attention to serious safety issues we all face on the roadway. Our signs have been funny, puny, cheesy, hackneyed, and sometimes even mildly offensive. If our signs have ever made you stop and think about safety or the […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 06/15/22

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 58% OF THOSE KILLED DURING THE NIGHTTIME IN 2020 WERE UNRESTRAINED Of the 23,824 passenger vehicle occupants killed in 2020, 51% were not wearing seat belts — a 4% increase from 2019. Seat belts saved an estimated 14,955 lives and could have saved an additional 2,549 people if they had been wearing seat belts, […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 06/08/22

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 Summer is the favorite season of many. It is full of festivals, parties, barbecues, and other fun activities. However, summer is also host to several holidays that find people drinking during the day and long into the night. Data has shown that car crashes are more prevalent, particularly for teen drivers, […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 06/01/22

Wednesday, June 01, 2022 Over the past couple of years, distracted driving has become a rising concern for roadside safety on a global scale. Recent distracted driving statistics indicate that the practice causes thousands of deaths in the US as well as tens of thousands globally on an annual basis. Similarly, the practice also leads […]

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