Women, Cars & Wellbeing : How to Be Safe When Driving Alone

How to Be Safe When Driving Alone

With as much time as women spend driving, running errands and driving to and from work, they need to be alert to the opportunity they may innocently present to a violent and desperate perpetrator, to commit rape, abduction, carjacking, or worse. Violence against drivers, especially lone women drivers is increasing as the economy becomes more strained. The US Department of Justice estimates that there are at least 50,000 attempted carjackings in the US each year, with a disproportionate number of women victims.

The Scene of the Crime

Rape, carjacking, and robbery are often crimes of opportunity, in which the perpetrator scouts areas where no witnesses are present, identifies a vulnerable target, and waits for the moment when his target lowers her guard. The most common locations where many of these crimes occur are:

•When you are stopped at a deserted intersection
•When your are parked in your own driveway
•When you park at the far corner of a parking lot, away from parking attendants or entrances
•When you park on any street in ( insert your city here )
A simple lapse of caution, such as failing to lock your car door before starting your engine is an ideal opportunity for a desperate aggressor to swiftly approach your vehicle from the blind spot in your side view mirror, open your door, pull you from the vehicle, or enter from the passenger side.

The Moment of Distraction

Rapists, carjackers and thieves look for potential targets who are alone, unaware, and vulnerable. A woman who is preoccupied removing her child from the rear seat without checking her environment first, will be completely surprised when the aggressor strikes. The woman who fails to ask for the attendant to escort her to the far end of a dark parking garage is not aware of the opportunity for foul play that lurks there.

A consequence of our busy lives is the fact that we often multitask while driving. Because we are not paying attention to our environment and fully attending to the task of driving, perpetrators are finding it easier to overcome a distracted driver who is stopped, talking on a cell phone or applying cosmetics.

By the time a predator has made himself visible to his target, it is often too late to evade him. The best advice is to heighten awareness of potential risk before you place yourself in a position of no escape.

Park in Plain View.

Women should park in areas of high visibility, both for the driver and for passers-by. Avoid parking next to vans or other vehicles which can harbor perpetrators who can quickly emerge from a sliding side door and grab you. People hiding under vehicles with high ground clearance can easily subdue a hapless victim.

Prepare to Quickly Enter Your Vehicle and Lock it.

Fumbling for your keys outside your vehicle is a moment when you are distracted and vulnerable. A moment of distraction is all the thief or rapist needs. Have your key in your hand before you approach your car.

Be Alert For Suspicious Situations.

If someone is on the passenger side of a vehicle close to where you will enter your car, and that vehicle is idling, be careful. Get a store attendant or someone you feel is safe to help you to your car.

Call For Help to Assist a Disabled Vehicle.

Women who drive alone should always keep a cell phone handy in the vehicle. If you see a man or a woman waving to cars for help because their car has problems, use your cell phone to call for assistance rather than putting yourself in jeopardy.

Be Suspicious of Unmarked Police Cars.

If you have a suspicion that the flashing lights you see in your rear view mirror are not those of a real police officer, take steps to protect yourself. Pull into a well-lit area with plenty of witnesses while keeping your doors locked and windows up. Ask to see the officer’s badge number and call the local precinct station for verification. Call 911 if the person refuses to show identification or acts suspiciously.

Know the Route to your Destination.

Men are the worst when it comes to asking for directions, but women are at their most vulnerable when they are lost. Map out your route via GPS before you leave if necessary. Keep friends and family apprised of your errands and appointments, when and where you will be expected.

Your Vehicle is your Fortress and your Escape Pod.

Familiarize yourself with the anti-theft, GPS, and other protective features of your vehicle. OnStar and other equipment will alert authorities under certain emergency circumstances. Keep your vehicle well-maintained and learn to check fluids and tire pressure before you leave on a trip.

Pessimistic Planning

Learn the best actions to take in a set of hypothetical scenarios. On foot, if a potential abductor approaches you it is a good idea to run and make a lot of noise. Do not give him the chance to take you to a different location. Once he controls what is happening you have few safe choices. When followed go to a police station. If you discover someone in your back seat, hit your brakes, get out of the car and run. Try to plan for what you would do in these situations. It could save your life.

Safety and Wellbeing for Women Drivers

This article is intended to help women drivers learn how to be safe and secure when driving alone. Society has gotten to the point where opportunists are waiting for you to forget to lock your car doors, to allow yourself to become momentarily distracted, or to remain oblivious of your surroundings so they can strike.
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Avoid Driving Drunk

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Football season has begun, and Halloween is a week away, but these are just two of the reasons you may find yourself at a party where food and liquor are all around you, and as we continue through Autumn, even bigger holidays are fast approaching. Between peer pressure, the love of a good time, and just not paying attention, it’s easy to drink too much and become intoxicated, but what should you do if you’re too drunk to drive?

The easy answer, of course, is that if you even suspect you’ve had too much to drink, you should not get behind the wheel of a car. You might get lucky, and make it home without incident, but the costs if you don’t may be astronomical: you risk losing your insurance, losing your license, and paying hefty fines, not to mention what injuries you may cause to other people on the road.

How do you avoid driving drunk? Here are four suggestions to keep you off the road until your head is clear:

1. Hand Your Keys to Someone Else: If you’re at a bar, ask the bartender to hold your keys. If you’re at a party, give your keys to a friend, or have your host put them in a safe location. Wherever you are, and whomever takes your keys, be explicit: they are not to hand them back until the next morning, when you are completely sober.

2. Keep Cab Fare Handy: If you’re club-hopping or bar-hopping, or even if you’re only going to one place, always keep enough money for cab fare in a separate part of your wallet, then forget about it, until you need to pay for a ride home. It’s also a good idea to keep the number of a reliable cab company programmed into your cell phone, or on a card with your hidden money. If you’re a student, you should know that many cab companies or campus police offer “no questions asked” rides home when you’re too intoxicated to drive.

3. Arrange for a Designated Driver: If you regularly go out with a group of people, take turns being the designated driver. Yes, this means that the person holding the keys doesn’t get to drink that night, but there will be other nights, and watching your drunk friends’ behavior when you’re sober can be both entertaining and educational.

4. If You have No Other Options, Don’t Drink: It may sound ridiculously easy, but if you know the only way home is to drive yourself, you need to simply Not Drink. After all, you can’t drive drunk if you’ve been sipping only soda or water, and while a good cocktail is tasty, the reality is that no one need to be drunk to have fun.
Even adults can be influenced by peer pressure, so it’s also important to consider the people you party with. If they belittle you for not drinking, or aren’t willing to take their turns as designated driver, perhaps you should reconsider who your friends really are.

How to Prevent School Bus Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association 1,541 people have died in school transportation related crashes since 1997. That averages out to about 140 people per year. Most of those are in other vehicles involved; however, on average 19 school age children die in those crashes each year.

Five of those deaths were children that were in the school bus vehicle and the other 14 were pedestrians. Read on to find out how you can prevent your child from being in a school bus accident.


1) Teach your child school bus safety. This includes knowing the school bus danger zone, which is ten feet wide on all sides of the bus. If you can't see the bus driver, he/she can't see you.

2) Educate your child to listen to the bus driver at all times. This may mean that your child needs to remain quiet while on the bus in order to hear the instructions.

3) Instruct children to never throw things on the bus as it can be very dangerous and someone might get hurt.

4) Teach children not to tamper with or play with the fire extinguisher or emergency exit.

5) Instruct your child to NEVER walk behind the bus. Children should always walk in front of the bus where the driver can see them. Prior to walking in front of the bus, children should make eye contact with the bus driver and wait for their signal that it is ok to go.

6) It may seem like common sense, but remind children to look both ways before crossing the street to board the school bus. Even though cars are supposed to stop for the children and the bus, some do not.

7) Teach your child to ask the bus driver for help if they drop anything near the bus. Bending down to pick it up without talking to the bus driver is very unsafe and can cause an accident.

8) Educate your children to wait for the bus in a safe area; standing back from the curb, one that is away from the roadway where cars are driving.

Tips, Warnings

1) Supervise your child when they get on/off the bus, if possible.

2) Have children hold the hand rail when getting on/off the bus.

3) Don't run between parked cars and/or buses.

4) Don't jump up and down on the bus.

5) Don't fight or tease other passengers.

Dave Lindahl 

Back-to-School Safety Tips

With children headed back to the classroom, Edgar Snyder & Associates wants to make sure your kids travel safely. The following back-to-school safety tips will help prevent accidents as children return to the hallways of elementary, middle, and high schools across the country.

School Bus Safety for Children

Bus safety is not only important for drivers, but also for children riding the bus to school. While these safety tips for bus riders are common sense, they bear repeating:

•Wait for the bus away from traffic and the street.

•Do not head toward the bus until it comes to a complete stop and the driver waves you on.

•When exiting the bus, walk away from the bus and keep a safe distance. A driver can see you better the further out you are. A good rule is to take five "giant steps" out from the font of the bus, or until the driver’s face can be seen.

•Look left-right-left when coming to the edge of the bus to make sure traffic is stopped.

School Bus Safety for Parents
There are also some simple steps that parents can take to make sure their kids are safe when getting on or off the school bus:

•Supervise children as they wait for the bus, making sure they are away from the street and are not roughhousing.

•Instruct your child to ask the driver for help if he or she drops something near the bus. If a child bends down to pick something up, the driver may not see him or her.

•Have your child use a backpack or book bag to keep loose items together.

•Check to make sure clothing and backpacks don’t have loose drawstrings or long straps that can get caught in the handrail or bus door.

•If you think a bus stop is in a dangerous place, you can talk to the school office or transportation director about changing the location.

School Bus Safety for Drivers

While riding the bus is safer than riding in a car, the great majority of bus-related injuries and fatalities occur as children enter and exit the bus. That’s why it’s important to follow your state’s school bus stopping law. Breaking this law endangers lives and may result in fines or a suspended license.

•When you meet a stopped school bus with lights flashing and the stop arm extended, you must stop.

•When you approach an intersection where a stopped school bus has its lights flashing and its stop sign extended, you must stop.

•You are required to stop at least ten feet away from the school bus.

•You must not move until the school bus turns its lights off and withdraws its stop sign.

•Make sure all children have reached a safe place before proceeding.

At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we see first-hand the devastation caused by reckless drivers. Every year, children are injured or killed by drivers passing stopped school buses. Please drive with extra caution during the back-to-school season. One injured child is one too many.

For more information, see our tips to avoid back-to-school injuries on playground and in the classroom.

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    Long-distance travel may get costlier

    Long-distance journey on Native indian Railways may get costlier as practice reverend Dinesh Trivedi has recommended to increase costs across all sessions of teaches, which could be the first such improve in a several years.

    Second classification costs for email or communicate teaches are recommended to be improved by the very least amount three paise per traveler per km. The minimum amount variety for this cost is recommended as 60 km. In this classification, the improve will variety from Rs 3 to Rs 6.

    For person classification, the recommended improve is five paise, with no modify in minimum amount variety of cost. The AC seat car costs are recommended to be improved by 10 paise per traveler per km, with the minimum amount variety for cost being 150 km. For example, the Mumbai-Pune second classification work out could improve from Rs 53 to Rs 60, while for person classification it could go up from Rs 100 to Rs 110, and Rs 212 to Rs 235 for AC seat car.

    On the Mumbai-Ahmedabad industry, the work out for second classification and person could improve to Rs125 and Rs 220, as against the previously Rs 109 and Rs 197, respectively. In Duronto classification teaches, the work out for the same variety in the AC first classification could improve from Rs 1,473 to Rs 1,620. For AC 2-tier and AC 3-tier , there could be a considerable leap of up to Rs 880 and Rs 590, respectively. For the Mumbai-Howrah Duronto, the work out for AC 3-tier may go up by almost Rs 182 from Rs 1,468. For AC-I and AC-II , the work out may be Rs 4,235 and Rs 2,370, respectively.

    In the AC 3-tier and first classification category, the costs could be improved by 10 paise per traveler per km. For AC-3 the minimum amount variety of cost could be 300 km. AC 2-tier costs will go up by 15 paise per km, with again the minimum amount variety of cost at 300 km. The AC first classification work out will go up by 30 paise per km, with minimum amount variety of cost at 300 km.

    For the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani practice, the work out could go up by almost Rs 430 to Rs 3,445 in the AC Ist classification. In AC II level, the work out could improve by Rs 213 from Rs 1,782. For AC 2-tier and AC seat car, the recommended work out is Rs 1,440 and Rs 1,165, respectively from the current Rs 1,302 and Rs 921.

    Halloween Costumes

    Bring out the hidden ghost in you on the Halloween day and have a blast

    Halloween is the day for all where you can let loose and enjoy to the core. It is one such most awaited festival of the year. When it is round the corner many of you will get crafty and creative to make the day livelier. It is a very old festival, rendezvousing back to pagan traditions but one such most celebrated festival.

    The festivity of Halloween has extractions traced to over 2,000 years, when the Celts of England and Ireland celebrated Sahmain, the customary closing stages to the harvest. The term Sahmain is derived from the name of a month in the Celtic Calendar, to be more informative the first three nights. On these three nights, a celebration would take place spotting the end of summer and the harvest season. It is traditionally celebrated on 31 October, and the Catholic Church, preferring to get traction into the Pagan line of the celebration, made 1 November All Souls’ Day or All Saints’ Day. It was a time when Celtic pagans would carnage domestic animals and stock up it, for the dark winter months at the forefront.
    In Halloween all that matters is the costume where you can be a witch, an elf or anything you wish to become. Let loose and try being outrageous on this day to have fun!

    Select a Halloween costume that looks scary and at the same time people should must say AHHHH!

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    There are several stores that offers great discount during the Halloween time and if at all you happen to see the distinctive scariest costume then don’t think simply grab it else you may end up dismayed and empty-handed.

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    Free bus journey coming soon

    A slice of 12,000 free seats offered nationwide by a prominent inter-city bus operator is intended for travelers commuting to and from Northland.

    Naked bus has announced 12,000 free seats nationwide in May and June, with at least 1000 to be snap up for trips to and from Whangarei and Paihia on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Naked bus has two every day departures from Auckland to Paihia via Whangarei.

    One of those services expands to Kerikeri and during summer and busy periods such as Easter, an additional service is organized to and from Kerikeri each day.

    The free seat promotion started on Wednesday and will run until March 6 unless the tickets are snapped up earlier. Travel will be between May 1 and June 24 but the free fare is not available on services to and from airports.

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    Development in customer numbers has allowed the company to introduce more services in the past 12 months, including a shuttle service between Auckland, Hamilton and Rotorua, direct services from Tauranga and Rotorua to Wellington and return, more services north of Auckland to Whangarei and Bay of Islands, services from Gisborne to Napier, Palmerston North and Wellington.

    If there are free fares obtainable for a journey, the ticket price will appear as $0.00 during online booking.

    The American bus revival

    Motor coaches are the greatest growing form of extended coldness transport in the United States, and British-owned companies are leading the charge. So has the US finally learned to love the bus?

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    "Imagine if William Shatner had crashed a plane into the side of a building. The airline industry would go crazy."

    Dan Ronan, chief spokesman for the American Bus Association, has a bone to pick with Captain Kirk.

    The object of his irritation is an advertisement for travel website Priceline, currently on heavy rotation on American television, which features William Shatner on board a bus that plunges over a precipice and explodes in a spectacular fireball.

    The ABA feels the ad is in "poor taste" but what really irks the industry is that Shatner's bus is not a modern, air-conditioned vehicle with leather seats and wi-fi but a beaten-up museum piece from the 1950s.

    It seems to sum up the average American traveller's view of buses as the transport option of last resort - slow, uncomfortable and out-of-date.

    According to ABA president Peter Pantuso, the last time most Americans took to the road in public transport was in the yellow bus that took them to school.

    Persuading them to take their first trip on a modern coach is the toughest task he faces.

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    New bus service will link Athens and Atlanta

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    Discount express bus corporation Megabus will present service between Athens and Atlanta three(3) times per day starting next Wednesday.

    “As Americans continue to look for ways to stretch their income, we look forward to providing safe, convenient and affordable travel to Athens-area residents,” President and Chief Operating Officer Dale Moser said in a news release.

    Buses will leave Athens at 7 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., arriving in Atlanta an hour and 40 minutes later. Return trips are scheduled for 11 a.m., 3:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.

    Buses will depart Athens from the Multimodal Transportation Center on East Broad Street Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, when Athens Transit buses don’t run, they’ll depart from the University of Georgia’s East Campus parking deck.

    In Atlanta, buses will arrive and depart at the Civic Center MARTA station in Midtown.

    The service will boost the local tourism and convention industry, said Kathryn Lookofsky, executive director of the Athens Downtown Development Authority.

    Thanks: onlineathens.com/local-news/

    Halloween Costumes

    Adult pirate costumes for your Halloween dress up

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    Halloween is one among the most auspicious times of the year that is cherished and celebrated with a lot of spirit all around the world.

    Everyone loves to dress up in some costume or the other on this day, trying to look as realistic as possible and fit pretty well into the character. On this day, everyone around the world irrespective of their age or size dress up in bizarre costumes and party all through the night. Irrespective of which character you dress up as, authenticity is very appropriate and important. At least everyone expects to look as real as the character while they dress up and they put in a lot of effort, money and time to create that appropriate character look.

    Children on this same day dress up in children’s costumes and run around the neighborhood playing trick or treat. Trick or treat is a very popular concept. Children visits their neighborhood homes and asks for trick or treat while they are supposed to perform as the character in which they have dressed up as and authenticate their character. In return, neighbors give them sweets, candies and chocolates as treat. Traditionally it is believed that the concept to have originated from the fact that children ought to be treated on this spooky day or they can trick you into a scheme. Some people believe that children could cast a spell or jinx their neighbors with their special magic powers when neighbors fail to treat them. However, this is just a superstitious concept and every household all around the globe cherish the concept with a lot of passion that they always end up treating these kids with chocolates and candies irrespective of whether children performs as the character or not. In fact, every year during Halloween, they see to that they include large quantities of chocolates and candies in their grocery shopping lists. When it comes to costumes, you have two choices. You can either choose to purchase the outfit at retail or wholesale costume shops or you can make your own outfit from your own closet using simple accessories and clothes.

    There are also retail shops that rent these costumes instead of selling them which works out all the more cheaper and convenient for you. However, in order to look authentic it is advisable for you to opt for purchasing these costumes which allows you to use them for several years to come or rent these costumes for Halloween instead of making them on your own. Jack Sparrow and Pirates of the Caribbean has been a very popular theme ever since it hit the market. Everyone loves the movie and rejoices Johnny Depp’s performance as Captain Jack Sparrow. The character has some wide base of fanatics as well. So it’s understandable that many would love to dress up as pirates for the upcoming Halloween.

    You can find these adult pirate costumes across several websites online and retail stores. However, if you choose to purchase it, it is very important that you purchase it from a reputable store or a website in order to ensure the costume’s quality. These costumes are considerably expensive and no one would like to waste on poor quality costumes. Hence, it is very important that your research thoroughly on the background of the website or store before purchasing or renting these costumes. And always remember to never compromise over quality for cheap price at any given day.

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    Most subway and bus riders say service has got worse, poll finds

    A majority of riders said their commute has worsened in the last three years, according to a review by Transportation Alternatives.

    Of the nearly 700 people surveyed last week, 61% said their subway or bus services has gotten worse since 2009; 13% said it had better and the remaining 26% said it's stayed the same.

    "Particularly on the weekend, it's awful," said Karl Green, 39, of Staten Island, as he waited for a downtown train Sunday. "The trains don’t run on time, it's always packed, and trains are not going where they are supposed to be going."

    Since 2009, the cash-strapped transit agency has raised fares and made some of the worst service cuts in its history in 2010 when two subway lines were eliminates, along with dozens of bus routes.

    “This survey confirms what every bus and subway rider in this metropolis knows,” White said. “Our commutes have gotten worse.

    Most straphangers interviewed by NewYork said they have notice service getting worse in recent years.

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    All Things Travel: Massport Meetings To Encourage Public Feedback

    Massachusetts desk of Transportation Richard Davey is putting his trample on the Massport Board where he also serves as its Chairman.

    Changes are going to take place, both inside and outside the Authority that runs Logan Airport and the cruise terminal in Boston. Some of these changes will bring Massport board meetings more in line with the agenda of the monthly meetings of the MBTA and MassDOT at the Transportation Building downtown.

    Starting with the monthly meeting scheduled for February 16 at the Massport Headquarters on the airport’s Harborside Drive, there will be 30 minutes at the opening of each meeting for input from people in the community. They will be encouraged to speak for about three minutes.

    Another item to be reviewed is the dollars allocated for gifts to community groups. Finally, discussions will begin on whether parking fees should be increased at Logan Airport and where this extra income might be spent.

    Outside the headquarters at this month’s January 19 meeting, the first of 32 large diesel/electric hybrid buses were on display for the first time. Built in Anniston, Alabama by North American Bus Industries, the price tag for each bus is $830,000. They have 39 seats and extra luggage racks.

    Thanks : http://boston.cbslocal.com

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    Halloween is a chance for restrained people to let loose and turn spooky, wild, wicked, and naughty almost to do things that are stupid. So this time make sure that Your Halloween is more enjoyable and it will be, but only if you plan for something unusual rather the same dress up. Halloween is known for the dreadful dress up rather anything else. Here you can find few tips concerned with the Halloween costumes for all age groups and some ideas to give an awe factor. Make sure that the makeup and costumes which you wear has a mixed effect of art and science such that it is dreadful.

    Dressing up completely different attires is basically fun however finding the simplest and right kind of outfit for Halloween is sort of powerful task. Ton of your time is needed to hold out through analysis then solely you'll return up with the simplest attires. You can go with the cloth primarily based on your style and preference. When it involves wear enticing costume, you've got to be little artistic to consider some special outfits to wear in party.

    Interesting information to you “One quarter of all the candy sold annually in the U.S. is purchased for Halloween” isn’t it exciting to know???

    Though infants know nothing about the Halloween party it is fun dressing up for them and presenting them in the cutest way. While selecting infant Halloween costumes make sure that you opt for the one which your baby feels comfy. You can check out the various sites which offer the infant costumes and opt for the best one.

    When it comes to women there are quite a lot of costumes like princess, bat girl, horror witch, and skeleton with bleeding-heart. While selecting for Halloween women costumes make sure that you opt the best costume suitable for you in varying styles and persona that will help you to look your "best" while you enjoy the partying.

    Movie characters are great ideas for boys who wish to dress up for Halloween parties. When it comes to Boy’s costumes in Halloween, harry potter is in the trend. One of the main advantages in dressing up like a movie character for your Halloween party is it will help the onlookers to make out the character.

    Adults are the one who make the most of from the Halloween party and they tend to blast off and enjoy off the charts to have a splendid time. When it comes to adult, costumes are available in a wide range like vampire look, deviled egg and many more.

    On the whole, the best part of Halloween is that you could become anyone you wanted to be, even if was for one night.
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