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Street Safety

Walking Alone: When is My Child Ready?

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

Parents often ask me about the age at which a child is ready to walk to school -- or anywhere in the neighborhood -- alone.

Creeps and Weirdos: The Auto Industry Agenda for Keeping You on Four Wheels

Larry_Cohen | Posted 04.03.2012 | Green
Larry_Cohen

The car is still king -- from parking lots to roadways. And car companies intend to keep it that way.

Texting While Driving Is a Reality of "Cyborg Living"

Beckley Mason | Posted 03.07.2012 | San Francisco
Beckley Mason

We used to use things like hammers or cars to augment our physical abilities. But computers and phones augment our mental capabilities by allowing us to store and access information outside of our brains.

Is 25 MPH Too Fast? D.C. Council Considers Lower Speed Limit

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Council is considering a new measure to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists on city streets: Reduced speed limits. The ...

Protecting Kids First! A Safe Halloween -- Five Tips That Parents Should Know

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 12.04.2011 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

Halloween should be a fun-filled day and night for children. Parents should take precautions to make sure that their little goblins and princesses have a fantastic time.