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

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 and more often during the hours…

5 Drills For Situational Awareness

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 your own situational awareness skills:   Situational Awareness – Bad…

A Little Paranoia Might Be Healthy Skepticism But Too Much Is Unhealthy!

A Little Paranoia Might Be Healthy Skepticism But Too Much Is Unhealthy!

What do I mean by that? Most people I’ve had acquaintance with throughout my 50+ years of life have not been what I would call ‘paranoid’. We all know what it is, right? Generally it’s being afraid of one’s own shadow so to speak. Believing that there’s ulterior motive behind every corner, every action. Everything…

Situational Awareness Tips & Drills

Situational Awareness Tips & Drills

Even for those who feel pretty confident about their own situational awareness, sometimes it can slip. It’s good practice to engage in purposeful awareness beyond the ordinary ho-hum of life’s activities. Note that situational awareness is NOT engaging in paranoia. Being paranoid is being nervous or afraid of everything. Situational Awareness is simply a state…

Security & Situational Awareness (Level 2 Preparedness)

Security & Situational Awareness (Level 2 Preparedness)

My hypothetical for level 2 preparedness is being prepared for 1 month of disruption. That includes electrical grid down for 2 to 4 weeks. Your personal safety and security becomes a increasing concern as time marches on during the event. The longer the duration the higher the risk in this regard. Certainly this risk will…

Human Zombies Unaware Of The Real World

Human Zombies Unaware Of The Real World

How often have you seen this? Head down – in their smartphone – texting – while walking – while crossing the street – or driving their car – or at the dinner table – or in a meeting – or in the bathroom… or, like, all the time? An apparent human Zombie. They’ve been walking…