Tag Archives: safety

Bicycle Season Safety

The snow season seems to have made way for spring at last, so everyone’s bikes are emerging. It’s important to ride safely, however, and to share the roads and sidewalks lawfully and politely. The March 2015 newsletter from UW-Whitewater Police … Continue reading

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It’s On Us…

It’s on us to make sure UW-Whitewater is a community in which everyone is safe and supported. Watch the video, share it with your friends, and let’s work together to eliminate sexual assault from our campus. Andersen Library can help … Continue reading

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National Night Out – Aug 5

Celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 5, from 5-8 p.m. in Whitewater’s Cravath Lake Park! Events hosted by Whitewater’s Police Department include a dunk tank (let’s mention the most important item first, shall we?), emergency vehicles on display, public … Continue reading

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Driving Safely

It’s been winter for a while now, but it’s never too late to start driving more responsibly in response to weather and road conditions, and you’ve got plenty of time to practice since winter isn’t going away soon. Even the … Continue reading

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Know the rules of the road!

If you have already earned your driver’s license, you know what you’re doing, right?! Well-l-l-l-l-l, maybe we could all use a refresher once in a while. Who hasn’t seen something another driver is doing that “drives” us crazy? Or scares … Continue reading

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Tornado readiness

It’s peak season (May-August) for occasional tornadoes. Be prepared! Know the difference between a watch and a warning: A Tornado Watch or Severe Weather Watch means a tornado may develop. Be alert and be prepared to take action if the … Continue reading

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Travel Safely!

Plan to drive safely this winter! Look up weather ahead of time (another site is AccuWeather.com). Check road conditions ahead of time. The Wis. Dept. of Transportation’s 511wi Travel Information web site can provides a map showing driving conditions on … Continue reading

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Gasland talk Oct. 1

Josh Fox will talk about “Gasland” at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 1, in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. It’s the first Fall 2012 Contemporary Issues Lecture. “Josh Fox is the founder and artistic director of International WOW Company. Fox … Continue reading

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GoodGuide

GoodGuide claims to be “the world’s largest and most reliable source of information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of consumer products.” You can use it on the web or get the mobile app for your tablet or smartphone. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 31

Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine by Marion Nestle SF414 .N47 2008 New Arrivals, 2nd floor As I was browsing the shelf to find a book to feature for New Stuff Tuesday early on Sunday afternoon, I … Continue reading

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