Keeping Your Kids Safe on the Way to School

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Keeping Kids Safe on their Way to School Now that schools are back in session in South Florida, here’s what you need to know about safety for your kids on the road. Much of the concern regarding school safety remains on the roadway, where most dangers exist. Kids are either walking to school, taking a school bus or getting there …

When Dogs Attack, the Law Bites Back

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Dogs Attacks A six-year-old Jacksonville girl died a few days ago after being attacked by a dog in her family’s care. Since the dog’s bite resulted in a death, the animal will be euthanized after the 10-day quarantine unless the owner files an appeal. If an appeal is filed, the dog will be held while the appeal is pending. Dog …

Ensuring Summertime Swim Safety

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Swim Safety Studies show that most drowning incidents occur in swimming pools. However, young children have been known to drown in less than two inches of water. Florida The problem is worse in Florida, which has lost more children to drownings than any other state. The statistics are startling:  In 2017, there were 51 fatal child drownings in Florida pools …

Tips for Motorcycle Safety in Florida

Motorcycle Safety May is Motorcycle Safety Month, and it has never been more relevant than now for Floridians. Florida Highway Patrol reported 9,500 motorcycle crashes in 2017. About 611 people died in those accidents. Safety is at the heart of reducing accidents and deaths. The fact is, motorcyclists are 27 more times likely than passenger car occupants to die in …