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What Are the Most Common Holiday Accidents?

As the year winds down, many of us are making plans for the upcoming holidays. This time of year, we all look forward to gathering with old friends and family. Sharing food, drinks and gifts adds extra magic to the festivities. Unfortunately, all the extra excitement may mean increased chances for holiday accidents. It is important to keep the following common accidents in mind this holiday season. Taking extra precautions to avoid these mishaps will keep your holiday season light and fun. Winter Weather Car Accidents The winter season brings with it less than ideal driving conditions. Snow and ice on the roads will mean decreased visibility and slippery wheels. Additionally, the days become shorter and the time we spend driving in the dark increases. On top of all of this, it’s the holiday season. Many people are out on the road, traveling to see family or on their way…
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How to Keep Your Family Safe this Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again, and with all the panic of the holiday season, safety concerns often get swept under the rug. It is important, however, that you take a moment to think about precautions, since the holidays present more than a few unique risks. Here’s how to make sure you and your family stay safe. Safety Tips for the Holiday Season Avoid fire hazards: Perhaps the most unique danger is the fire hazard that comes from decorations. Putting things like candles, nativity scenes, electronic lights and Christmas trees together increases the chances of a fire. Avoid putting your tree too close to any source of extreme heat, throw out damaged Christmas lights, and never leave your indoor lights on if you cannot keep an eye on them. Taking these simple steps will prevent most fire-related accidents. Be careful in winter weather: The holiday season goes hand-in-hand with poor…
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