You were in a car crash a few days ago or maybe even a week or more ago. You thought you escaped uninjured -- aside from feeling shaken. Maybe you broke a bone or two, and you thought that was the extent of your injuries.
If you're still taking dozens of Amazon Prime boxes to the recycling bin that recently contained toys you bought for your children or other kids in your life, you need to know that many toys sold through the popular online retailer don't meet federal safety standards.
Often people who are injured in a car accident don't realize how serious their injuries are for some time. Sometimes, they don't realize they've been injured at all.
If you ever have wondered why motorists often buy sports utility vehicles (SUVs), trucks and other large vehicles, you're probably aware that one reason that they assume that it will protect them better than if they're struck riding in a small passenger car. Size does matter when a motorist driving a larger vehicle crashes into someone driving a smaller one.
If your kids are still young enough to go trick-or-treating, you or another adult is probably going with them this Halloween. However, you still want to make sure that your children (and others you may be in charge of for the night) follow important safety precautions.
While fall weather in Illinois and Missouri is certainly more moderate than what we endure in the winter, it can carry some serious driving hazards. If drivers get complacent, they can cause accidents.
If you're the parent of a teen who's going to be taking driver's ed and getting their license this school year, you'll likely be spending some hours in the front passenger seat with them. They'll want and need plenty of behind-the-wheel practice before they take their road test.
Parents and caregivers in O'Fallon need to keep a close eye on children no matter what age they are. When they don't, it puts them at serious risk of injury or death. There are several ways that minors get hurt when left unattended by their adult caregivers.
If most people could see just how elevators are suspended by cables, they'd probably think twice before stepping on one. However, we take for granted that they're going to get us to our destination safely -- whether it's the top of a St. Louis high rise office building or the second floor of a department store.
Americans hire limousines for everything from high school dances to weddings to a night on the town. They can make people feel special, and also allow partygoers to indulge in alcohol (often provided in the limo) without risking a DUI.