When your children are old enough to ride in the car without a booster seat, you likely teach them how to buckle their seat belt. Although it’s the law in Connecticut for all passenger vehicle occupants to wear a seat belt, these safety restraints are not found in our state’s school buses.
Many people learn how to ride a bicycle at a young age. As an adult, you may use a bike to commute, especially when gas prices increase. Bikes seem to be the perfect mode of transportation: They eliminate the need for gasoline, thus saving you money, and let you get in some exercise. However, multiple studies indicate deaths involving cyclists are on the rise.
Many of us have seen the ad campaigns about the dangers of making phone calls while behind the wheel. You know the risks but may think you can handle it. Some drivers feel so confident that they also send text messages on occasion and wonder, “What possibly could go wrong?”
Summer is an exciting time of backyard barbeques, lazy beach days and swimming. While many of us enjoy spending time outside basking in the warm sunshine, it’s important to be aware of heat-related dangers. At Trantolo & Trantolo, safety is our number one concern all year-round. Proper preparation can help prevent heat-related injury or death.
Summer is a great time to be outdoors. If you’re looking to get more exercise, you may decide to ride your bicycle to work. Although other motorists are supposed to share the road with bikes, that may not always the case during rush hour. What steps can cyclists take to protect themselves on the main roadways?