Five Back to School Safety Tips

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Back to school time is a season with its own rituals, traditions, and emotions. Most parents feel a mixture of joy and sadness as vacation ends and children return to the world of desks, books, and homework. While you cannot keep your eyes on your child at all times, you can make sure they are…

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Halloween Safety and the Risk of Child Pedestrian Accidents

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Halloween is this Thursday! This day, many children will be out in the neighborhoods knocking on doors and trick-or-treating for goodies. Halloween can be a very enjoyable holiday, but it can also be a very dangerous time if individuals are not careful. It is important for parents to remember that their children’s costumes should be…

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Why Should you Have MedPay in Car Insurance?

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In an effort to reduce the amount of a car insurance premium, many people look at MedPay as an option to remove. MedPay can actually be worth keeping and many people may even want to considering increasing its amount, rather than reducing it. When seeking a settlement, it can be a long time until you…

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Man Drowns Under Dock at Lake Lanier Islands

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A Georgian died after drowning in Lake Lanier this morning. According to reports, the 20-year-old man was swimming at Lake Lanier Islands in Sunset Cove when he went underwater near a swimming dock. The incident occurred at about 4:00 p.m. Hall County Fire and Rescue crews responded to the scene and pulled the body out…

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14 Killed in Car Accidents Over Holiday Weekend

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According to the Georgia State Patrol, there were a number of car accidents over the Labor Day Holiday weekend that result in 14 deaths state wide from 6 p.m. Friday night until late Monday night. State authorities claim that there were a total of 225 drivers who were arrested for driving under the influence during that weekend window. Sadly,…

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Man Dies After Fatal Fall at Atlanta’s Turner Field

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A devoted Braves fan fell from one of the upper level platforms at Turner Field and died on Monday night, according to police reports. CBS News reports that the man was watching the game at the stadium on Monday night between the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies. The police believe that the fall was…

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Dangers of Car Surfing

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The death of a 15-year-old girl last month reminds Georgia residents that car surfing can be extremely dangerous and should never be attempted. According to the story on My Fox Atlanta, last month a teenage girl was compelled to stand on her friend’s car roof while it sped down the road. The goal of car-surfing…

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The Dangers of Police Chases

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According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution one adult and one minor child were killed and four others in the car were transported to various hospitals in conditions ranging from serious to critical last night (03/20/13) when a suspect fleeing from DeKalb County police officers struck a sedan. The incident started as a traffic stop near Snapfinger Woods and…

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America’s Worst Flu Season in Years

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In most cases, the flu is a simple one to two day affair which requires a couple of sick days to recover. Yet for some, this dangerous illness can actually send them to the hospital. Those who have very low immune systems may even lapse into critical condition if they come down with the flu….

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ATV Accidents Can Be Prevented with Training

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In Georgia, a lot of people like to cut loose on the weekends, and ATV enthusiasts are growing in number. Unfortunately, so are ATV accidents, injuries and even deaths. It’s funny how we’re very careful with our kids when it comes to driving our cars, but when it comes to things like mini bikes, jet…

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