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Craig Kelley

Justin Ross Harris: Can Child Car Heatstroke Deaths be Prevented?

It is being called an epidemic. Some people say they do not understand how any parent could leave a child in a hot car, for minutes or hours at a time, while other parents, such as Sunny Hostin, Legal Analyst […]

John Inserra

Summer Road Trips: Are your tires safe?

Summer is here and it is time to plan the family vacation. When we learn to drive a car, we learn basic vehicle safety. We are told to check the oil, kick the tires and make sure our fluid levels […]

Craig Kelley

Federal Law to Require New Cars to Include BackUp Cameras by 2018

A new rule requiring backup cameras in all new cars, SUVs, minivans and pickups weighing less than 10,000 pounds by May of 2018 has been announced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  All new cars, SUVs and minivans, as […]

Craig Kelley

MOTORCYCLES: The Great Helmet Debate

For as long as motorcyclists can recall, the debate over whether motorcycle helmets should be mandatory has flourished.  Forty-seven states, including Nebraska, as well the District of Columbia, Guam, Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, have laws […]

John Inserra

Social Networking: Is the potential cost worth the rant?

Social networking has provided us with the ability to keep in contact with old friends and relatives, as well as trusted colleagues.  It allows us to share personal and professional information easily, including photos and life events.  While this is […]

John Inserra

CDC Reports Fewer Children Dying in Car Crashes

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released a new study showing death rates of children in car crashes fell by 43 percent from 2002 to 2011.  Even more death could be prevented with use of adequate safety […]

John Inserra

Do Side Air Bags Pose a Risk to My Children?

Front air bags have been required in all passenger cars since 1998.  Since that time, automakers have capitalized on the safety of adding side-impact air bags as a selling point.  Are side impact air bags really necessary?  Side impact air […]

John Inserra

Distracted Driving Deaths an Increasing Problem in America

Over the past few years, the dangers of distracted driving have become more well-known. According to a University of Nebraska Medical Center study, the national number of pedestrians being killed as a result of distracted driving has suffered an almost […]

John Inserra

Elderly Drivers: How old is TOO old to be behind the wheel?

As we grow older, we become more aware of our own mortality and that of our parents.  As we watch them age, we start to notice the little changes, such as forgetting where they left their glasses or keys and […]

John Inserra

Is the School Bus Safe for My Child?

As parents, we want our children to be as safe as possible when we send them off to school.  Twenty years ago, we could assume our children were safe not only getting to school but in school.  Unfortunately, there are […]