Introducing Our Safety Resource Center

The Traffic Safety Store is currently developing a safety resource center to help you prevent accidents on the road, in the workplace, or on your property. We will be releasing content on an ongoing basis. If you have any suggestions or questions regarding safety and regulations, please leave a comment below. New pages include:

How To Wear a Children’s Bicycle the Right Way

Kid's helmetA bicycle helmet can save your child from serious head injury, but it’s only effective when worn correctly. That can be challenging with a growing child. Despite parents’ best intentions, kids often wear their helmet incorrectly and bicycle without full protection. We created this guide so you can make sure your child is wearing an effective, well-fitted helmet the right way. We provide both instructive visuals and a complete list of check points on proper wear, chinstrap adjustment, correct fit, and choosing a safe helmet.  

Speed Bumps or Speed Humps?

EasyRider 2 (1)If you’ve ever sought out traffic calming devices, you’ve probably asked yourself this question. We clarify the difference between a speed bump, speed hump and speed table so that you can select the device that matches your needs. We also explain why devices made from recycled plastic or rubber are more affordable and perform much better than traditional concrete.    

How To Get Traffic Calming In Your Neighborhood

newchild Safe driving is a cornerstone of livable neighborhoods. Traffic calming is a highly effective way to curb chronic speeders, but requesting assistance from local government can seem complicated. We surveyed the policies and practices of several municipalities to develop this guide — including how to organize your neighborhood and build a case to present to the city.    

Drunk Driving Prevention Resources

Drinking games(2)The internet provides endless information on drunk driving. We combed the web to bring you credible, comprehensive resources that address specific issues including strategies for intervention, how to organize a designated driving program, talking to kids and teens, and victim and advocacy services. Recent Slide Shows: These 10 Unexpected Facts Prove Driving’s a Privilege – Not a Right Park(ing) Day 2014: The Most Inventive Designs 10 Powerful Shock Ads That Discourage Dangerous Driving Countdown of History’s Most Famous Car Accidents

Author: Dana Henry

Dana Henry is a Content Strategist for Traffic Safety Store. After years working as a reporter and editor for print and online publications, Dana has developed her focus on emerging technology and innovation. She resides in Philadelphia and is an avid cyclist.

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