Proper Boat Etiquette

Boating is a popular American pastime, especially if you live in a relatively hot state, such as Utah. With the temperature rising across the state, from Salt Lake City to Ogden, boats are being taken out of storage and families are hitting the road, ready to make their way to the lake. It’s important to have fun this summer, but …

Common Water Sport Injuries

With summer right around the corner, you’re bound to see more and more people taking their boats, jet skis and canoes to the waters of all the major lakes in Utah. From Salt Lake City to Ogden, lakes will become the go-to spot for families around the valley. However, with these exhilarant activities comes the serious risk of personal injury. …

What to Teach Your Teen Driver

“The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself.” In this day and age, that quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt can translate to putting your teen behind the wheel. Across the nation, there are millions of teens learning how to drive, and with an auto accident happening every minute of every day, it’s clear to see why many parents …

Driving In Rain

Safety Tips for Driving in Rainy Weather

Most people don’t like driving in bad weather. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are more than 950,000 auto accidents every year caused by wet roads alone. However, with good driving habits and some extra caution, rainy weather doesn’t have to keep you from going out. Here are some tips for staying safe and avoiding an auto accident …

How to Properly Install Car Seats

Every year, 179,000 children are injured in an auto accident in the United States, from Salt Lake City to the East Coast. Car seats are an important addition to any family vehicle; these seats help to ensure your child’s safety, so installing them shouldn’t be taken lightly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, infant passenger deaths are …

Seatbelt Safety

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 15,000 lives around the nation are saved annually thanks to seatbelts. With an auto accident occurring every minute, it’s plain to see why you should be using your seatbelts every time you get into your car, whether you’re making a quick grocery run or you’re leaving West Valley City, …

Staying Safe on a Motorcycle

Motorcycle enthusiasts will tell you that there is nothing quite like hitting the open road on two wheels. While cruising down the highways of Salt Lake City on your Harley may be rewarding and lets you feel free, it is also much more dangerous than cruising in a car. Motorcyclists are more exposed to outside elements, not to mention that …

How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Getting injured at work while in Provo, Utah, is a common occurrence. Some don’t realize they can file for a workers’ compensation claim against their employer. Unlike a personal injury lawsuit, workers’ compensation is a no-fault system. It’s important to know that you do not need to prove that your employer acted carelessly in order to receive benefits. You do, …