Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Written on Mar, 26, 2015 by in

The PBS Newshour recently produced a really good story about the dangers of distracted driving. In an effort to help educate our Bakersfield community about how to avoid distracted driving, we would like to provide the following information. Distracted driving causes a large portion of automobile collisions.  A study by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Virginia Tech …

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Written on Mar, 25, 2015 by in , ,

Parents Think They’ve Got It Right, But … Most Car Seats Are Not Properly Installed Car seats are designed to save young lives. Unfortunately, most parents think they are installing the seats correctly, when inspections show seven in 10 are installed wrong! The consequences can be deadly given that motor vehicle accidents are the number one killer of kids in …

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Written on Mar, 25, 2015 by in ,

Injuries Spike During Summer Swim lessons for kids can drastically reduce the risk of drowning. Summertime fun shouldn’t be derailed by a trip to the hospital. But unfortunately, more than 3 million kids in America under 14 will be rushed to the emergency room with serious injuries this summer, and 2,000 will die. Here are some steps you can take …

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Written on Mar, 25, 2015 by in

Visibility, Location and Preparation Keys to a Safe Ride Wearing bright colors while biking makes you more visible to drivers. Biking is big in America. According to the League of American Bicyclists, there are more than 57 million cyclists out there at any given time rolling across our nation’s roads and trails. Transportation studies also show that bike trips tripled …

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Written on Mar, 18, 2015 by in

Auto Insurance Coverage: Why Are Medical Insurance coverage, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Essential? In California it is the law that all motorists must have a minimum amount of liability insurance.  But is that minimum coverage going to be enough to protect you? The minimum amount of liability coverage that California law requires is $15,000 per injured person but a maximum …

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