August 2016 Archive

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.

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.

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.

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:

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.