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Tips for staying safe while you and the kids trick or treat

It shouldn't surprise anyone to learn that Halloween is one of the most dangerous days of the year for pedestrians. The combination of more people walking on or near the road after dark and people driving to and from parties with alcohol in their system is a deadly one.

Football isn't the only dangerous sport for kids' brains

The doctor who is credited with discovering the condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) (and who was portrayed in the film Concussion by Will Smith) has some strong words for those who allow kids to play football. He says it's "the definition of child abuse."

Tips for staying safe on your motorcycle when a sudden storm hits

If there's anything predictable about New Jersey weather, it's the unpredictability. Even a short motorcycle ride can begin in bright sunshine and end in a rainstorm. It's not just inexperienced motorcyclists find severe storms challenging, as veterans of the road can attest.

New Jersey amusement park ride shut down after injury

Amusement parks are popular summer destinations along the Jersey Shore for tourists and locals alike. During this past Fourth of July week, the Seaside Heights amusement park Casino Pier closed one of its rides after it malfunctioned, injuring a visitor. The 51-year-old Philadelphia woman was on the Crazy Bus, a children's ride, with her two grandchildren when it malfunctioned around 9:30 p.m. on July 5.

Ford Explorers reportedly still leaking carbon monoxide

It's been two years since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began investigating complaints that some Ford Explorers were leaking carbon monoxide inside the vehicle. Since then, more than 40 people have reported suffering negative effects from the toxic fumes seeping into their SUVs.

When people drive while exhausted, they put you at risk

Every time you travel on public roads, you take some risks. Riding in or driving a motor vehicle means traveling at high speeds. Biking on the road or walking in proximity to public roads means that you could end up struck by someone in a vehicle. No matter how hard you try to stay safe, someone else can always put you at risk.

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