Safety

Evacuation: How to get organized

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In the case of a sudden emergency, you may have mere minutes to gather your family and important documents and evacuate your home--possibly for good! Get organized now so you can be prepared later.


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Grill safety

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Grilling outdoors can be fun and delicious, but there are also potential dangers like fires and explosions. Make sure you're safe and prepared before flipping that burger.


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Preventing dog bites

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Most dogs are friendly and hold true to their title as "man's best friend", but if startled or annoyed, a dog may bite. Sixty percent of those who suffer bites are children and most of these injuries could have been prevented by following a few simple guidelines. Spokespersons: Leslie Sinclair, Humane Society of America; Dr. Till Jolley, Emergency Room Physician; Todd Stewart, Dog Trainer


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Jet ski safety

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Fun and fast, jet skis are a popular recreational vehicle. But they can also be dangerous to both the driver and others in the water. Learn how to keep everyone safe and happy in the water. Spokespersons: Commander Tom Martin; U. S. Coast Guard; Michael McCarten; Insurance Agent; John Birkinbine, Personal Watercraft Industry Association


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Making your home more hurricane resistant: Five steps

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Hurricanes can damage and even destroy your home with fierce winds and rain. Here are five steps to fortify your home in preparation for a major storm. Spokespersons: Tim Reinhold, Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety; Jeanne M. Salvatore, Insurance Information Institute.


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Disaster planning with pets

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It's an all too common tragedy, beloved pets lost or abandoned in the wake of a disaster. The Insurance Information Institute says there are steps you can take now to protect yourself, your loved ones AND your pets.


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Steps to take after an auto accident

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There are over six million auto accidents every year and taking the right steps after an accident is vital. Learn what you should do if you get involved in an accident. Spokespersons: Corporal Rob Maroney, Maryland State Police; Richard Hospital, Insurance Underwriter


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The big game: Being a responsible party host

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Ben and Franklin are throwing a party! But do they know about social host liability? As the host of a party, you can be held liable if your guests get injured due to the over- consumption of alcohol. Learn how to be a responsible party host and keep your guests--and yourself--safe on the big day. Voices by: Michael Barry and Justin Shaddix; Script by: James P. Ballot


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Don't be a dummy about flood insurance

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Crystal talks some sense into dummy Kirk about the importance of flood insurance.


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Protecting teenage drivers

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Teenagers are four times more likely to be involved in a fatal car crash than adults. Learn how new laws are helping to keep teenagers safer on the road.
Spokespersons: Ken Blake, driving instructor; Neil Bernstein, Adolescent Psychologist; Dr. Alan Williams, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.


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