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Apr
8

How to Be Prepared for An Accident With Kids in the Vehicle

Accidents happen every day and, while no one wants to think about being in an accident with kids in their car, it can happen. Even if the driver is incredibly careful, other drivers may not be paying attention or may make a mistake that leads to an accident. Fortunately, it’s easy for parents to prepare for what could happen if they’re in an accident with young children in the car.

Baby on Board Signs

These signs are not cute little pictures to hang in a window to show off finally having a child. The signs should only be used when there is a small kid in the car. The sign actually tells emergency responders that there is a small child in the vehicle who may not be able to call for help or get out of the vehicle on their own.

Toys for the Kid to Play With

To prepare …

Mar
22

Ways Cell Phones Help in an Emergency

Early cell phones offered a way to dial 911 wherever an emergency happened. People stuck in a ditch on the side of the road could make the call for services, for example, as long as they could reach the phone and dial. There have been several generations of mobile phones since then and capabilities have advanced immensely.

Tracking

Just about every brand of cell phone today is equipped with GPS tracking devices. That means the location of the phone can be detected even if the phone is off. This gadget has saved lives in many situations. Finding missing elderly people with dementia, locating unconscious hikers or skiers who have been injured, and pinpointing the location of victims of abductions are a few examples of how the mobile phone can be used in an emergency.

There are some phones that have to be turned on for the tracking device to be …