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Most Dangerous Hour – Pedestrian to be Fatally Hit by a Car

If you are considering a walk while out near the street or traffic, you might want to avoid the most dangerous times of the day when a pedestrian is most likely to be fatally hit by a car...   Analysis shows that a pedestrian's most dangerous time is generally...

What To Do If Someone Is Following You In A Car

It's an alarming and chilling feeling that someone might be following you. There are precautions you should take to make sure that you stay safe.  Here's what you should do if you think that someone is following you in a car:   Are You Being Followed? It doesn't...

5 Drills For Situational Awareness

Situational awareness is being aware of one's surroundings, identifying potential threats and dangerous situations. It is more of a mindset than a tangible hands-on skill. It can be applied by anyone with the resolve to do so. Here are a few drills to help practice...

Negligent Discharge – Do This, and it Won’t Happen

A negligent discharge of a firearm is nearly always due to one thing: A lack of training and practice. More specifically, keeping your finger off the trigger until you are ready to fire. It's as simple as that. Guns don't shoot by themselves. They are simply hunks of...

How To Block IR Infrared Thermal Imaging

A warm body can be detected by thermal imaging equipment from its IR (Infrared) heat signature. It's a difficult challenge to avoid detection, be it animal or human. Warm blooded. You may be camouflaged in the best concealment there is, but highly visible to IR...

Traveler’s Guide – Transporting Firearms Across State Lines

The following information about transporting firearms across state lines is sourced from the NRA-ILA. I thought that some of you might find it beneficial to know... Note: I have found the following guide to be extremely useful, "Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of...

Uninvited Guests In Time Of Crisis

"If things get bad, I'm coming to your place!" Guest post by Mr. and Mrs. restoringBrad - How many of us have heard people say that, or something similar to it? Even if they were laughing when they said it, they might mean it. Sure, some folks would say that jokingly,...

Motion Light Location You Might Not Have Thought Of…

The best places to put outdoor motion lights. Is this topic even worth writing about? Yes! Why? Because home security is important. It begins at the perimeter. Motion lights are put up outdoors for two reasons. Convenience and Security.   Outdoor Motion Light...