Archive for October, 2016

DISTRACTIONS LAST LONGER THAN YOU THINK

Recent research found that mental distractions while driving take up to 27 seconds for the drivers to fully restore their mental focus after ending a call or even texting from a voice-controlled system in their cars.  Mental distractions occur when a driver tries to do “something else” while driving.  These distractions can slow reaction times […]

SOME DISASTER PREPARATION REMINDERS

After the flooding we have been subjected to in the Houston area this year we may all have developed our own disaster preparations but a little reminder and some ideas that may be new to some of us might be helpful  – especially as we enter our usual Gulf Coast area hurricane season.  Here are […]