Safety

The Science Behind Look Twice Save A Life
One of the most common things heard from drivers who have just hit a pedestrian, bicyclist or motorcyclist is "I didn't see them.", or "They came out of nowhere." Obviously, neither of those things are possible. The reality is the driver didn't see them because their br…
Food Trucks at Schools
Does anyone like my idea of bringing food trucks to our high schools on a rotational basis. This would be a great step towards making our schools safer. The kids could not leave the confines of a safe campus and yet have a variety food brought to them each day...
Safety First
This is just outside our control room this morning. A painter standing up on a ladder with no safety harness of any type. And at the bottom of the photo you can see the rail he will easily go over if he falls backwards.
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Here’s Why Zimmerman Trail Is Still Closed [VIDEO]
According to Billings Public Works Director Dave Mumford there would normally be between 6000 & 7000 vehicle trips per day up and down Zimmerman trail in west Billings. The artery was supposed to reopen a couple of months ago but sandstone kept falling from the cliff of the north rim making …
St. Patricks Parade In Downtown Billings Was Fun But Scary
I had the great honor to drive the station van through the Downtown Billings St. Patricks Day parade. It was a blast! The crowd was huge and festive and people came decked out in green. I think my favorite costumes were the little leprechaun's who were wearing the fiery red strap-on beards...
HOW DO WE PROTECT OUR KIDS?
After hearing about the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings, like most parents, my first thoughts were about my daughter and how I could keep her safe. She goes to a school that doesn't have a security system. Before class they gather either outdoors where they all line up (easy targets) or …
Running with Safety: Tips for Running Smart
Last Wednesday night, I decided to take advantage of the warm evening air and go for a run. About a mile in, I came upon another runner who was on the other side of the road, running in the same direction. As we exchanged strides, I began to wonder if I was on the right side of the road. My question…