Safety

Don't Forget the Helmet!

Safe Kids Columbus stops by to teach us how to properly fit a bicycle helmet, the helmet law, rules of the road and if you're riding a bicycle at night. All children…

Volvo Cutting Top Speed On Cars For Safety

(CNN) - Volvo will begin placing a speed limit on its vehicles as part of efforts to end fatal accidents. Now most vehicles can drive faster than 150 miles an hour. But Volvo says it will limit its cars…

Safehouse Open Tonight Due to Freezing Temperatures

Due to the extremely cold temperatures tonight, a warming facility is open until Saturday at 2:30PM EST at Safehouse located in Rose Hill Methodist at 2101 Hamilton Road in Columbus. No question asked and no on turned away. Call…

Fireworks Safety

(NBC News) With the 4th of July coming Wednesday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is raising awareness about the dangers of fireworks. Eight people were killed last year from fireworks-related accidents, according…

Roadside Emergencies

(NBC News) With roadways filling up fast with vacation travelers, emergency medical officials are hoping they're traveling with far more than just a first aid kit. "Such as ace bandages and compresses…

Pedestrian Fatalities On The Rise

(NBC News) Recent research that involves pedestrian crash data from 2009 to 2016 shows a significant uptick in the number of crash fatalities. The majority of accidents are happening in urban or suburban areas that are…

Turkey Season Starts March 24

With turkey hunting season kicking off on March 24 in Georgia, it's a good idea to refresh your knowledge about the rules and regulations. Of course, let's not forget about safety. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division…

Church Safety and Responding to Active Shooters

The Columbus Police Department will conduct a seminar on Church Safety and Responding to Active Shooters. Churches are invited to send a representative to participate in this event. Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Time: 6:00pm Location: Citizen Service Center, Community…

2017 Was Safe Year for Air Travel

(CNN) - It appears flying in 2017 was relatively safe compared to previous years. The Aviation Safety Network says there were 10 fatal commercial passenger and cargo air crashes last year. 44 passengers and crew members were killed. That's much…