Safety Tips

Shopping

Between the holiday music, festive lights and displays, and an influx of people out and about, it’s easy to become distracted behind the wheel. We urge you to use caution while navigating crowded parking lots and visitor centers during the holiday season.

Unfortunately, all too often drivers fail to put safety first and innocent people are seriously hurt in preventable parking lot crashes. Below are recent case results involving parking lot crashes:

Gym Injury Claim

Going to a gym, exercise or yoga studio to feel and look better is a fun and healthy activity. The more you exercise, the better you feel. While there may be no dispute regarding that claim, gyms are also places where accidents happen. Many factors contribute to the incidence of accidents in gyms and other fitness environments and gyms are aware that they must stay vigilant to maintain a safe and secure place for their members.

safe cycling

On Saturday, July 15th a free Bike Fest is taking place at the Kingston Library from 12:00pm until 3:00pm.

This event will include a children’s bike skills program (no bike needed), a community bike repair clinic, a helmet fitting clinic, a free community barbecue for participants (provided by the Kingston Elks Lodge 550), and lots of information on bicycle and pedestrian safety in Kingston. –The Daily Freeman

driveway safety

Safekids.org reports more than nine thousand children are treated each year in emergency rooms for injures that occurred while they were unattended in or around motor vehicles. A significant portion of those injuries could have been prevented. Next time you enter or exit a driveway keep the following in mind:

Since 2011, when Finkelstein & Partners launched ‘Commit to Quit’, our distracted driving program, we have made every effort to educate drivers about the dangers of distracted driving. We attended our first event of 2017 in Mechanicville, New York this past week.

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