Posts Tagged ‘Video’

Serious Car Wreck: Do You Drive Like This?

October 20th, 2015 Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 10.18.14 AM

Do you ever pass on the right while driving? Or cut across multiple lanes of traffic to get to your exit? Let’s be honest, we’ve all gotten frustrated and decided it would be faster to go around in the right hand lane or quickly jump into the exit lane going way too fast. Take a look at this shocking video and I guarantee you will think twice about it next time.

Driver Changes Too Many Lanes at Once

VIDEO: Mother Leaves Child in Hot Van

August 5th, 2015 Child Left in Hot Car

We’ve addressed vehicular hyperthermia many times on this site, but, sadly, people continue to leave their young children and their pets in hot vehicles while they shop. This is totally unacceptable!

Eyewitness footage was recently released of a young child that was left in a minivan while the mother shopped at Costco. Inexplicably, it appears the mother took one of her children into the store but decided to leave …continue reading the rest of VIDEO: Mother Leaves Child in Hot Van

[Video] Rutger’s Coach Physically Abuses Student Athletes

April 3rd, 2013 mike rice yelling

Mike Rice, the men’s basketball coach at Rutgers University, was fired this morning after a video of him physically and verbally accosting student athletes went public. Throughout the 2.5 minute video we see the former coach grab, hit and assault players on multiple occasions. He even goes so far as throwing a basketball at the back of an athlete’s head during practice.

And the abuse didn’t stop there. Although the sound has been edited by ESPN, it’s clear that Mike Rice also enjoyed verbally abusing his team as well. On several instances he can be heard swearing at the players and showering them …continue reading the rest of [Video] Rutger’s Coach Physically Abuses Student Athletes

3 Red Flags in Child Care Centers

February 7th, 2013 debe_icon

West Bend works with the very best independent agents to provide comprehensive liability insurance for child care centers. Debe Marofsky from Affiliated Insurance in Plymouth, Minnesota is one such agent. Debe has been working with in-home daycares and child care centers for more than 20 years.

In that time, she’s worked with hundreds of child care providers, and she prides herself on only working with centers that …continue reading the rest of 3 Red Flags in Child Care Centers

[Video] 3 Ways to Survive an Active Shooting

January 16th, 2013 Shooting the AR15

The odds of coming face-to-face with an active shooter are relatively slim, but with so many recent stories about heavily-armed people going on a rampage, it’s hard to not have at least a little hesitation in the back of your mind.

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, we shared some tips for how to respond to an active shooter. In that article, West Bend …continue reading the rest of [Video] 3 Ways to Survive an Active Shooting

More Child Injuries: Texting While Parenting to Blame?

October 1st, 2012 Screen shot 2012-10-01 at 2.17.16 PM

We spend a lot of time talking about texting on this site; mainly because we talk about safety issues, and there just aren’t that many things you can do safely while texting. This trend isn’t likely to slow down either as we see more and more people developing nomophobia.

We’ve talked a bit before about the dangers of caregivers texting while watching kids, and now there’s some compelling new information that’s been round up by The Wall Street Journal suggesting that …continue reading the rest of More Child Injuries: Texting While Parenting to Blame?

Is This the Right Way to Adjust Side-View Mirrors?

June 18th, 2012 Side Car Mirror

A few weeks ago I received an email from a co-worker that included a link to a short how-to video. This particular video demonstrated a way to adjust a vehicle’s side- and rear-view mirrors so that the blind spot is reduced as much as possible.

If reducing your blind spot is a big concern of yours, you might find the video helpful, but if you’re like me, you might have some concerns about the recommendation. Take a …continue reading the rest of Is This the Right Way to Adjust Side-View Mirrors?

The Luckiest Driver You’ve Ever Seen

April 16th, 2012 Lucky Driver

Exactly one month ago we shared a video of the most shocking car crash you’ll ever see. In that short amount of time it has become one of the most viewed posts ever on Culture of Safety.

If the carnage displayed in that 30 second clip showed us anything, it was just how devastating things can be in a worst case scenario. The setting for this new clip is similar in almost every way; the only difference is …continue reading the rest of The Luckiest Driver You’ve Ever Seen

The Most Shocking Car Crash You’ve Ever Seen

March 16th, 2012 suv_semi_snow_crash

Two months ago we shared a video of car collisions on an icy Utah road. At the time, I thought it was one of the more shocking and eye-opening videos I’d seen.

Then I saw this video clip. I will never, ever look at driving in snowy conditions the same way again. Please, share this footage with absolutely …continue reading the rest of The Most Shocking Car Crash You’ve Ever Seen

Bully: A Documentary

February 24th, 2012 Screen shot 2012-02-24 at 1.50.07 PM

We are eagerly awaiting Bully, a feature-length documentary from The Weinstein Company due to hit select theaters on March 30th.

Official word on the project: “BULLY tells the remarkable stories of five brave families that will challenge viewers to move from shock and resignation about bullying to action, transforming schools and communities into places where empathy and respect are valued and bullying is unacceptable. The film’s powerful stories offer youth, parents, and educators …continue reading the rest of Bully: A Documentary