As holiday shindigs go, the office party may be viewed as an obligatory snooze-fest or an event that's fraught with peril. But if taking a pass on the festivities isn't exactly career suicide, it does mean that you will miss a good opportunity to schmooze with the higher-ups in your organization.
If your Thanksgiving plans involve travel, you may be at risk of a traffic accident on Black Wednesday. That's the nickname given to Thanksgiving Eve when there are higher than average numbers of impaired motorists on the roads.
If you frequently walk or ride a bicycle on the streets of Houston, you literally may be taking your life in your hands when you venture out.
Halloween is typically a dangerous night for driving here in Houston. Not only are trick-or-treating youngsters darting out from between parked cars and jaywalking, but there are also more than the usual number of drunk drivers.
Many drowsy driving accidents happen because people just do not realize they are so tired that they should no longer be behind the wheel. They hesitate to pull over, thinking they can just fight through it, and then they nod off and cause a catastrophic accident. All it takes is a second or two for a crash to occur.
Houston residents love a good time, and there's lots of fun to be had over the upcoming Labor Day weekend. It's traditionally a time to gather with friends and family to honor the contributions of American workers and give them a day off.
Many considerations go into the decision of which car to purchase when consumers are in the market for a new or used vehicle. Prospective buyers may cite safety concerns, pricing and various options and features when they are weighing the pros and cons of vehicles.
Many people realize that geckos have a built-in escape model — they can detach the ends of their tails at will when in a predator's grasp so they can make good their escape. Even better, in a month's time, they are able to completely regrow their severed tails.
The summer days bookended between Memorial Day and Labor Day are collectively known as the "100 deadliest days" for teenage drivers. A spokesperson for AAA noted that collisions involving teen drivers jump up 15 percent during this summer period.
Springtime in Houston means it's once again prom season for the high school set. Parents who remember this rite of passage from their own teenage years may worry about their kids getting caught underage drinking or worse, being hurt in a car accident.