Back to School: Staying Safe on the Road
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 9, 2016
Summer is quickly drawing to a close, and children of all ages are preparing to head back to school. Many health and safety concerns accompany the start of each school year for parents and students, but with the increase of school buses and teens on the road, the traffic-related risks affect everyone. Follow these...
3 Tips for Staying Safe While Playing Pokémon GO
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on July 14, 2016
[caption id="attachment_4700" align="alignright" width="212"] We spotted an Eevee at the Elk & Elk Headquarters![/caption] After the release of Pokémon GO earlier this month, millions of fans set out in search of virtual creatures in their communities. The augmented reality game encourages players to exercise, and may even be helpful for those coping with depression, anxiety and...
Do you have a road trip planned for Memorial Day Weekend?
Posted in Accident & Injury on May 27, 2016
You’re not alone. American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates nearly 40 million Americans will be hitting the road over the three-day weekend. Unfortunately, the National Safety Council believes this could be the deadliest Memorial Day holiday since 2009. If the NSC’s projections prove to be accurate, more than 400 lives will be lost and 50,500 people...
Teaching your teen to drive? Follow these 3 tips
Posted in Accident & Injury, Car Accident, Health & Wellness on May 26, 2016
The state of Ohio requires teen drivers to garner 50 hours of driving experience after they earn their learner's permit. However, a parent or guardian must ride in the front seat for those hours, potentially causing anxiety and stress for the parent and the teen. Here are three tips that could help you breathe...
Labor Day Safe Driving Tips
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 29, 2014
For many people, Labor Day means a road trip to celebrate the final days of warm weather with family and friends. AAA predicts more than 1.4 million Ohioans will travel at least 50 miles from home during the holiday weekend, with national estimates just under 35 million. Unfortunately, the busy holiday traffic also means...