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Cleaning Up Biological Waste From an Accident Scene

March 19, 2022

Cleaning up biological waste from an accident or crime scene can be disturbing and dangerous. What are the requirements for dealing with such a predicament? It’s important to know how to clean up biological hazards from an accident. Let’s discuss a few aspects of dealing with an accident or crime scene. Certification Is Not Required to Clean Up a Crime Scene A specialized license or certification is not required to initiate the cleanup process of a crime scene. OSHA does require that employers and employees involved in the cleanup of blood and other biological materials follow its blood-borne pathogens standards. OSHA’s standards protect employees who... View Article

Why Is Emissions Testing Important?

March 12, 2022

Have you ever wondered why we have emissions testing? For many, getting your emissions tested on your vehicle every year or two is just another annoying occurrence to deal with as a car owner and driver. However, the importance of emissions testing cannot be stressed enough. The pollution levels in many places are at all-time highs. Let’s discuss emissions testing and talk about why it’s important. Emissions testing is done on vehicles in the United States, as per guidelines set by the EPA, the Environmental Protection Agency. This government agency calculates and figures out minimum standards that are recommended for... View Article

Watch Out for Roadside Assistance Scams

February 28, 2022

It’s every driver’s worst-case scenario: Your car or truck breaks down, and you’re stranded on the side of the road in an unfamiliar place. You might have some mechanical knowledge or even know how to change a flat, but that isn’t always enough. Sooner or later, you’re probably going to be in a situation where you need to call for roadside assistance. In this age of smartphones and constant internet access, this doesn’t sound like it’d be a big deal, right? Just plug it into the search engine and call one of the first ones that you see—but this is... View Article

Tips for Avoiding Distracted Drivers

February 14, 2022

Everyone who thinks back to learning how to drive remembers the concept of defensive driving. Basically, it’s the notion that your best form of protection on the road is operating on the assumption that everyone around you is going to do the most foolish or most reckless thing at any given moment. This spurs you to drive with caution, applying the proper level of scrutiny to every other driver on the road. However, there are some tips for avoiding reckless driving that extend beyond this traditional and timeless idea. Read on for some more pointers about how you can keep... View Article

What You Should Know About Choosing the Best Snow Tires

January 20, 2022

Winter tires (also referred to as snow tires) are an important component in helping you drive safely if you live in an area that sees a lot of snow, ice, sleet, low temperatures or freezing rain. They can be especially helpful for mountain drives where additional traction is crucial in bad weather. If you’ve never purchased snow tires before, you might wonder what you should look for in them. We’ve put together a brief buying snow tires guide that you may find useful in your search. What to look for Snow tires are typically designated with an icon that features... View Article