While Halloween is a holiday favorite for the young and the young-at-heart, trick-or-treating and holiday parties can sometimes be a dangerous mix. October 31st is often a busy day in the emergency room, and it’s one of the top days of the year for car wrecks involving pedestrians under 18. We’re not saying to skip celebrating — by all means, plan that costume party, head out trick-or-treating with your children, hand out candy to every witch, monster, mummy, or cartoon character that skips up to your door. Just follow these 5 safety tips for Halloween (plus one bonus tip at the end!) to help avoid injury and still have a fun holiday!
Our nation’s “birthday”, the Fourth of July is famous for fireworks, backyard barbecue parties, and red, white, and blue desserts. Unfortunately, the Fourth of July isn’t just a popular day for pulling out the grill — it’s also one of the top days for serious injury or accidents due to misused fireworks, drunk drivers, and other increased risks. We have three essential safety tips to keep in mind to help you make the most of our nation’s 241st birthday.
The arsenal you and your family have acquired for your Fourth of July festivities is nothing to sneeze at, but to not bother your freedom-loving neighbors, knowing South Carolina’s laws may be your best bet in having a fun and safe holiday.