Have You Checked If Your Car Is Subject to Recall

Have You Checked If Your Car Is Subject to Recall

Over the past five years, 150 million vehicles have been recalled by manufacturers in the U.S. It’s great that regulators and auto makers are constantly looking for issues that can cause danger to drivers and passengers, and recalls have likely saved thousands of lives. The problem is that not all drivers are taking the recalls […]

Catalytic Converter Thefts on the Rise

Catalytic Converter Thefts on the Rise

People typically lock their cars when they park them to safeguard personal items and components inside the vehicle. Increasingly, however, criminals are less interested in what’s inside the car than they are in what’s underneath it – the catalytic converter. The National Insurance Crime Bureau has reported that thefts of catalytic converters jumped by 325% […]

Safety Strategies for Heavy Equipment

Safety Strategies for Heavy Equipment

The safe use of heavy equipment is critical when machinery such as bulldozers, graders or ground-moving equipment is used in the construction of new homes, bridges, shopping malls or other commercial buildings. The size and weight of these heavy machines make them extremely hazardous, and proper operation is required to avoid serious injury or death. […]

Drowsy Driving Now Classified as Impaired Driving

Drowsy Driving Now Classified as Impaired Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now classifies drowsy driving as “impaired” driving, putting it in the same category as driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The dangers of drowsy driving are real and the NHTSA estimates that it contributed to the deaths of 5,000 Americans last year. Drowsy-driving accidents cost an estimated […]

Funds Transfer Fraud Increasingly Affects Small Firms

Funds Transfer Fraud Increasingly Affects Small Firms

While ransomware is making the headlines as the major cyber threat for businesses, small and mid-sized organizations are increasingly being targeted by lower fraud that dupes them into wiring criminals funds, according to a new report. These funds transfer fraud crimes involve hackers gaining access to a company’s mailbox and extracting payments that go into […]

This Isn’t Your Grandpa’s Home Alarm System

This Isn’t Your Grandpa’s Home Alarm System

Home security alarms have come a long way over the past decade thanks to WiFi, Bluetooth and smartphone technology. These security systems allow you to monitor your home remotely and receive messages if a sensor detects motion or it hears glass breaking. Many of the systems are also hooked up to cameras that you can […]

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