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Prevent Wildfire Injuries

The State of New York has asked residents to help prevent dangerous wildfires throughout the Spring season. A statewide residential brush burning ban is in effect now through May 14th. According to experts dry, warm conditions with gusty winds increase the risk of wildfires. “The residential brush burning ban in effect until mid-May will help -->

Biking on a Rural Road: Pt 2

WTDW- BikingCntry 2.jpg Be a sight to see! It’s a fact; drivers on the road today are more distracted than ever. There are more fatal accidents on rural roads than in cities. Make sure that you’re wearing bright clothes so that approaching motorists are able to safely spot you and maneuver around you. 

Truck Driving Safety Tips

If you’re driving a truck for employment or just on a long overnight trip, keep these tips in mind for your safety and the well-being of other travelers: 1. Buckle Up: It’s an old myth that good truck drivers don’t need to wear seatbelts. Everyone needs to wear a seatbelt. You could be the best -->

Bicycle Safety Tips for Spring

May is Bicycle Safety Month! Make sure you’re following these bicycle safety tips this season: •    Learn the hand signals: Make sure you know the appropriate hand signals to let other vehicles know your next move.•    Main roads can be extremely dangerous for cyclists. Make sure you are riding on the right-hand side of the -->

Did You Know…

drowsy driving is a factor in one in six vehicle accidents? 14% of drivers ages 16-24 admitted to falling asleep while driving at least once in the past year. 10% of drivers of all ages admitted to this. young drivers are still texting while driving? Approximately 70% of drivers 18-29 text while driving. 50% surf -->

Bicycle Safety: How to Keep Yourself and Your Kids Safe This Season

Every year, about 300,000 kids go to the emergency room due to bicycle injuries, according to an article from At least 10,000 kids have injuries that require a few days in the hospital. In order to keep ourselves and our kids safe this season, follow these tips on how to ride safely on two -->

Bicycle Basics: How to avoid bicycle related injuries

Spring is just a couple of days away. As the warm weather approaches more bicycles will be on the road, meaning that more bicyclists will be injured. As a bicyclist, how can you protect yourself? One of the biggest mistakes bicyclists make is assuming they always have the right-of-way. Prior to operating a bicycle it’s -->