Potential victims aren’t too hard to find on the CTA. They are the ones who have their heads down reading their emails, surfing the web, or possibly watching a video on their smartphones or other electronic devices.
High School and College and be great learning experiences for your son or daughter. They will be learning many new things, but there are lessons that they need to learn before they get there. We will be offering a 2-hour Personal Safety/Self-Defense Workshop designed for students heading off to high school or college. The workshop […]
We know we should be focused on driving, or the traffic as we attempt to cross the street. We should be paying attention to the person standing next to us on the ‘L’ as we text away, but that phone has its hook into us and we can’t put it away. You have all heard […]
The recent reports of cracks appearing in the fuselage of the Boeing 737 should cause you to think about your personal safety in the event of an emergency landing. Chicago based Boeing’s jets have been in the news lately because of cracks appearing in several of its planes. The Federal Aviation Administration has just issued […]
On Thursday afternoon a teenager attacked a 58-year old man as the CTA purple line train approached the South Blvd station in Evanston, and stole his laptop computer. Police responded to the incident at about 4:16 p.m. March 31 in the 800 block of Chicago Avenue. The victim, a 58-year-old Evanston man, said he was […]
During the afternoon rush-hour Monday a CTA passenger was holding her i-Phone in her hand as the train approached the Fullerton avenue ‘L’ platform; then just as the doors opened, a man snatched her i-Phone from her hand and took off running. Normally this would be the end of the story, but for the tragedy […]
It seems that every year there are several movies released about a super hero saving people from injury or certain death. These movie superheroes either have some magical super power or wear a high tech suit full of gadgets to help them save us from potential disaster. In reality there are no super heroes, there […]
You and three of your friends are heading out to have some fun when the unexpected happens. You hit a patch of black ice, causing you to lose control of your car. You travel a few feet off the road and hit a large tree. You are only driving 30 miles per hour when you […]