Safety

  • Study Shows Need to Talk to Aging Drivers About Safety

    Trimmel Gomes Public News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. — While most families are eager to talk to eager teenagers about driving safely, a recent study shows 83 percent of older drivers are missing out on having similar conversations when the time comes to retire from behind the wheel. The study by...
  • Santa Clara County Advises Safe Boating Practices

    SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – With the official opening of the summer boating season scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend, the Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department would like to remind boaters to practice safe boating on County Reservoirs. Equipping recreational vessels with proper safety equipment, being mindful of...
  • Travel Survey: Safe or Scam?

    Better Business Bureau Have you recently received a survey in the mail asking questions about your household and transportation and transit routines? Were you afraid that it was a scam or attempt to steal personal information? If so, you’re not alone – and thankfully, you also have nothing to...
  • Download SCCDineOut from the Apple iOS App Store or Google Play or review inspection reports online at www.sccgov.org/sccdineout. For more information, please visit the Consumer and Environmental Protection Agency website (cepascc.org) or Facebook page (facebook.com/cepascc).

    New Food Safety App for Compliance of Local Restaurants

    SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – Eating at local restaurants with family and friends this summer? Be sure to use the new SCCDineOut App for Android devices to check on a restaurant’s food safety compliance status, inspection results and closures, from your smart phone. The SCCDineOut App is now available...
  • Drive Safely!

    Driver Safety: New Tips for Road Trips

    NewsUSA For many, summer is about freedom on the open road. It’s a carefree time, focused on fun, family and adventures. What it’s usually not is a time to realize that more time on the road can mean a higher risk of an accident. In the U.S. alone, there...
  • School Bus Safety Legislation

    Sacramento / CALIFORNIA Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) this week introduced a measure to improve school bus safety. SB 1072 would require school buses in California to be equipped with child-safety alarm systems to ensure that children are not left on buses unattended and in potentially hazardous circumstances. “No parent should...