safety

Construction

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In Illinois, there’s really only two seasons….winter and construction. That means a ton of work zones on our roadways. Workers in highway construction zones are often just a few feet away from traffic. Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones. Video of Slow Down...
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Fog

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Notice how the bridge overhead seems to appear out of nowhere. Please slow down when driving through fog. Make sure your low-beam headlights are on as well. Video of Driving Through Fog
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Gun Safe

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1.4 million homes have firearms stored in a way that makes them most accessible to about 2.6 million children. Responsible firearms owners use their firearms safely and understand the need to prevent their firearms from getting into the wrong hands. They also know that firearm safety should be a...
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Teen Driver

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Are you the parent of a teenage driver? Check out the PSA below that gives parents of new drivers some tips on how to help kids become safe drivers. Some ideas include no texting and driving and a parent/child safety agreement that sets standards for safety. Video of Make a Parent/Teen Driving...
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Swimming

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Planning on taking your children out on the water sometime this summer? Be sure to be safe! Check out the PSA below for tips on how to protect children from drowning, strong tides and other hazards while at the beach, boating or swimming in lakes. For more information, please visit AAP's parenting...
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Help

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2017 was marked with record-breaking disasters, and the American Red Cross mobilized quickly to deliver more food, relief supplies and shelter stays than all of the last four years combined. • Opening 1,100 emergency shelters to provide 658,000 overnight stays • Serving 13.6 million meals and...
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Smoke Alarm

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Every day, seven people die in home fires, most in homes that lack working smoke alarms. Sadly, children and the elderly disproportionately lose their lives. The American Red Cross has launched the Sound the Alarm campaign, a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the...
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Footballs

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Parents, do you know the dangers of concussions when it comes to young athletes? Pop Warner Little Scholars is helping to educate parents, players and coaches about concussion awareness and the advanced player safety measures they have implemented. To learn more, visit www.popwarner.com/playsafer...
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Accident

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The Traffic Safety Education Foundation’s mission is to educate new drivers, parents with children of ALL ages, teachers and grade 4 thru 8 school students about traffic safety and the deadly problems associated with the growing distracted driving epidemic. Sadly, the problem of distracted driving...
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Steering Wheel

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How can teens be safer drivers? Encourage them to teach younger students how to drive. As they teach and roll model, it not only reinforces in them good driving behavior but it also teaches future drivers. Young kids are highly influenced by teenagers, so it could impact their good driving behavior...
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