Summer Safety Tips: Staying Safe Outdoors Fireworks Safety Fireworks can result in severe burns, blindness, scars, and even death. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 1000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. Families should attend community fireworks displays run by professionals rather than using fireworks at home. The AAP recommends prohibiting public sale of all fireworks, including those by mail or the Internet. Bug Safety Don't use scented soaps, perfumes or hair sprays on your child.
For over twenty three million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on the school bus. The greatest risk is not riding the bus, but approaching or leaving the bus. Before the children go back to school or start school for the first time, it is essential that adults and children know traffic safety rules. School Bus Safety for Drivers Drivers should do the following things to stay safe around school buses and school children: When backing out of a driveway or leaving a garage, watch out for children walking or bicycling to school. When driving in nei
We don't often have bad weather in Tucson, but being aware of road conditions when we do is a good idea. The Pima County Roads Condition Line is (520) 547-7510. State Roads Condition Line: 511. Recent Road Closures include: • Silverbell Road between Avra Valley Road to Sasco Road Proceed with Caution • Pump Station Road between Avra Valley Road to El Tiro Road • Snyder Road between Sabino Canyon Road and Kolb Road at Ventana Wash • Snyder Road at the Ventana Wash between Kolb Road and Sabino Canyon Road • Avra Valley Road at the Brawley Wash • Redington Road at Milepos
A Tucson man died yesterday afternoon from injuries he sustained when he was struck while walking in a crosswalk on Monday. He was 21. //tucsonvelo.com/news/tucson-man-dies-after-being-struck-by-car-first-pedestrian-death-in-2013/15194 Unfortunately, studies have shown that pedestrians are NOT necessarily safer in a crosswalk. According to a Tucson Police Department release, 21 year old Oscar Rodriguez was hit in a crosswalk at Valencia and Country Club Roads at 10 a.m., Monday. We do not have all of the details on this incident, but what we know is that it is imperative to be aware
It turns out you CAN make a difference in Arizona when it comes to makes roads safer. Several weeks ago, one of our partners, Frances Lynch, wrote an email to the person at Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) in charge of the maintenance for the area of Oracle Road at Catalina State Park. That intersection had been a major hazard for bicycles. As anyone who cycles in Tucson knows, there are many cyclists coming in and out of Catalina State Park. The light timing setup there was a problem. Previously, before Frances' letter, in the direction coming out of Catalina Stat