Sadly, older Americans are not only subject to the same crimes as their younger compatriots, they are often specifically targeted. It’s important for people of all ages to know how to report a crime against the elderly. This information may prove to be critical in getting a parent, a neighbor, a colleague, or a friend the help they need. How to Report a Crime Against the Elderly How you report suspected elder abuse depends...
June is National Safety Month, sponsored by the National Safety Council. This annual event seeks to bring attention to leading causes of injuries and fatalities at home, at work and on our roadways and what can be done to prevent them. To recognize the month, it’s a good time to consider the question: How safe are you and your family? If you aren’t sure, read on for steps you can take to help keep yourself and your ...
Spring is here, the weather is warming up, and South Carolinians in Columbia and throughout the state are ready to get out on the water. In recognition of National Safe Boating Week, which is May 18-24, and to help reduce accidents, it’s a good idea to kick off boating season with a safety checklist to ensure that you and your boat are water-ready. Investing a little time now in accident prevention may save lives later....
A recent report on CBS’s 60 Minutes shined a big spotlight on railroad safety. The report highlights several crashes over the past few years that some experts say could have been prevented if positive train control had been in place. What Is Positive Train Control? Positive train control, or PTC, is an advanced system that uses GPS and other technologies to prevent derailments by speeding trains, accidents from track sw...

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