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August 2016 Archive

Published on Aug 30, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
Know what to do if your child has a concussion

For the past few years, concussion awareness has been in the news and a topic of conversation across the country. Much of this conversation focuses on football, but the truth is that many sports put athletes at risk of sustaining a concussion.

Published on Aug 26, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
used motorcycle guide

Anyone who rides knows that motorcycle expenses don’t stop after you buy your bike, so for many, purchasing a used motorcycle can provide all the enjoyment that riding has to offer with a lower price tag. Here are some key points to consider before you buy.

Published on Aug 24, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
OSHA fines increasing

The change comes in the wake of legislation that requires all federal agencies to adjust their civil penalties to keep up with the rate of inflation.

Published on Aug 22, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
Tips to make your kid's first school bus ride go smoothly

Like most things, preparation is key. Here are some tips to avoid a first-time-on-the-school-bus freak out by your future honor roll student:

Published on Aug 19, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
A College Student's Guide to Pedestrian Safety

Hey college students: You're going to spend a lot of time strolling around the Golden Triangle this semester. Here's what you need to know to do so safely.

Published on Aug 15, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
Beat the Heat

With the temperatures rising and AC blasting, there are some safety measures that you can—and should— take when it gets hot.

Published on Aug 12, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
PA's new car seat law effective Aug. 13

The new law goes into effect Aug. 12, and mandates that children younger than 2 be fastened into a rear-facing car seat situated in the back seat of your vehicle. Previously, it was just required that children younger than 4 be fastened into a restraining system in the back seat.

Published on Aug 10, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
What to Do When You're Injured on Vacation

Statistically, a car accident is the number-one cause of death among healthy travelers. In fact, almost 50 percent of all medical evacuations back to the United States—which can cost as much as $100,000—are the result of car crashes.

Published on Aug 05, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
Tips for parents driving their child to college

Dropping off your child at college can be an exciting, scary, and sometimes stressful time. It is a defining moment for you as a parent and for your college-bound young adult.

Published on Aug 05, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
motorcycle updates

Did you miss out on the last Snyder’s Riders Monthly Tune-up Newsletter? Catch up on some tips from last month here.

Published on Aug 03, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
backyard injuries

If you have children, you may have turned your yard into a mini-playground for them. While backyard activities are great for keeping kids busy, a few of them come with safety risks you should know about. We outline them here.

Published on Aug 02, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
Study Says Trampoline Park Injuries Skyrocketed in Recent Years

In 2010, there were 581 such ER visits. In 2014, that number jumped to 6,932. The study authors noted, however, that the number of emergency room visits for home trampoline injuries stayed largely the same over that same time frame.

Published on Aug 01, 2016 by Edgar Snyder
PA law will allow drivers to ride on red

PA's Ride on Red law, designed to protect motorcyclists stuck at busted red lights, goes into effect Sept. 18 and allows all motorists to proceed with caution when they are stuck at a malfunctioning light.

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