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If you are traveling by road then go through the below mentioned safety measures and implement them –

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Inspect your car’s condition and check for proper tire inflation. Inspect belts and hose. If your car has turned old then get them replaced. To avoid tread separation and blowouts check for proper tire inflation. Check car battery and change if you think it’s coming of age. Inspect hoses and belts. Get them replaced if your car is a little old. Wear seat belts to eliminate accidents. Keep an emergency kit handy. It must have basic tools such as screwdriver, car jack, pliers, bottle of water, compass, duct tape, extra clothes, flashlight, first-aid kit, map, phone number of emergency road side assistance program. Take rest after every 30 minutes if you feel drowsy. Do not drive if you’re drunk. Play some music in the car – not too loud though. Maintain the speed. Do not try to fly while on road. Do not stuff the car with people. It is an easy distraction. Look forward to your holiday destination.

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If you’re riding a motorcycle with your gang then wear helmets and carry travel kit.

Fire Safety Measures
Approximately one-half of home fire deaths occur in homes without smoke alarms. Most residential fires occur during the winter months. Alcohol use contributes to an estimated 40% of residential fires. Most victims of fires die from smoke or toxic gases and not from burns. Cooking is the primary cause of home fires. Smoking is the leading cause of fire-related deaths.
Here's another fact: Despite a fire alarm's piercing sound, children, teenagers -- even some adults -- can sleep through it. For this reason, it's important to teach everyone in your home how to escape a late-night fire. This checklist can help you spot fire hazards in your home. It will also help you prepare your family to quickly escape a fire: Smoke Detectors 

Put smoke alarms/detectors in strategic locations in your home, such as the kitchen, near bedrooms, and near fireplaces or stoves. Install at least one smoke alarm on every floor of your home, including the basement. Replace batteries in smoke detectors once a year. Check your alarm twice a year. A good way to remember: when daylight saving and standard time change each spring and fall. For people with hearing impairments, special smoke alarms with strobes and/or vibration are available. You can buy these online and through local fire equipment distributors.

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Install new smoke alarms when they are 10 years old or older (sooner if one is damaged or not working). Fire Prevention Strategy

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Keep a fire extinguisher near the kitchen and have it checked yearly. Learn how to use it. Put out food or grease fires in a pan with a lid or another pot. Teach children safety rules for matches, fires, electrical outlets, electrical cords, stoves, and chemicals. Keep matches and flames, such as candles or lanterns, out of the reach of children. Buy children's sleepwear made of flame-retardant fabric. Dress children in flame- and fireretardant clothing. Older adults need to be careful about wearing clothing with loose material that could catch on fire. Family Fire Drills

Know the emergency number for your fire department; 9-1-1 is in place in most communities, but not all. Remember to get out first if there is a fire, then call for help once safely outside. Teach children who are old enough to understand to stop, drop, and roll if their clothing catches on fire so they can help put out the flames and avoid serious burns. Let children help plan a fire escape route. Choose a meeting place outside the home where everyone will gather, and be sure they know never to go back inside a burning building. Teach children to always keep stairways and exits clear of furniture, toys, and other obstructions that could slow your escape. Practice using your escape route in family fire drills at least twice a year. Make sure babysitters know the route, too. Practice what it would be like to escape through smoke by getting down on hands and knees and crawling below the smoke to the nearest exit. Cooler air will be near the floor. Once kids have mastered the plan, hold a drill while everyone is sleeping. This will let you know if they will wake up or sleep through the smoke alarm. Even those who wake up may be groggy or move slowly.

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During the earthquake: 1. Do not panic, keep calm. 2. Douse all fires. 3. If the earthquake catches you indoors, stay indoors. Take cover under a sturdy piece of furniture. Stay away from glass, or loose hanging objects. 4. If you are outside, move away from buildings, steep slopes and utility wires. 5. If you are in a crowded place, do not rush for cover or to doorways. 6. If you are in a moving vehicle, stop as quickly as safety permits, but stay in the vehicle until the shaking stops. 7. If you are in a lift, get out of the lift as quickly as possible. 8. If you are in a tunnel, move out of the tunnel to the open as quickly as safety permits.

After the earthquake: 1. Check for casualties and seek assistance if needed. 2. If you suspect a gas leak, open windows and shut off the main valve. Leave the building and report the gas leaks. Do not light a fire or use the telephone at the site. 3. Turn off the main valve if water supply is damaged. 4. Do not use the telephone except to report an emergency or to obtain assistance. 5. Stay out of severely damaged buildings as aftershocks may cause them to collapse. Report any building damage to the authorities. 6. As a precaution against tsunamis, stay away from shores, beaches and low-lying coastal areas. If you are there, move inland or to higher grounds. The upper floors of high, multi-storey, reinforced concrete building can provide safe refuge if there is no time to quickly move inland or to higher grounds.

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What Causes Car Accidents?
The dictionary defines accident as "an unexpected and undesirable event, a mishap unforeseen and without apparent cause." Strictly speaking, most accidents are not accidents at all: they are collisions that could and should have been avoided. So, what causes them, and how can you avoid them? Over 95% of motor vehicle accidents (MVAs, in the USA, or Road Traffic Accidents, RTAs, in Europe) involve some degree of driver behavior combined with one of the other three factors. Drivers always try to blame road conditions, equipment failure, or other drivers for those accidents. When the facts are truthfully presented, however, the behavior of the implicated driver is usually the primary cause. Most are caused by excessive speed or aggressive driver behavior.

1. Equipment Failure - Manufacturers are required by law to design and engineer cars that meet a minimum safety standard. Computers, combined with companies' extensive research and development, have produced safe vehicles that are easy and safe to drive. The most cited types of equipment failure are loss of brakes, tire blowouts or tread separation, and steering/suspension failure. With the exception of the recent rash of Firestone light-truck tire failures, combined totals for all reported equipment failure accounts for less than 5% of all motor vehicle accidents.  Brakes - Modern dual-circuit brake systems have made total brake failure an unlikely event. If one side of the circuit fails, the other side is usually sufficient to stop a vehicle. Disc brakes, found on the front wheels of virtually every modern vehicle, are significantly more effective than the older drum braking systems, which can fade when hot. ABS (Anti Blockier System) or anti-lock brakes prevent the wheels from locking up during emergency braking maneuvers, allowing modern vehicles to avoid many accidents that previously would have occurred.  Tires - Today's radial tires are significantly safer than the bias-ply tires of 25 years ago. They still, however, need attention regularly. Under inflation, the most frequent cause of tire failure is considered the main culprit in the recent Firestone tire-failure fatalities. Uneven or worn-out tires are the next most serious problem and can also lead to tire failure. Uneven wear is caused by improperly balanced tires, or misaligned or broken suspensions. Remember, all that keeps you connected to the roadway is your tires. If you don't check your own, have your mechanic check them every 5,000 miles.  Steering & Suspension - Your suspension keeps your tires in contact with the roadway in a stable and predictable manner. Your steering enables you to go around road obstacles and avoid potential accidents. Even a safe, well-trained driver is helpless in the event of a steering or suspension system failure. Such failures are catastrophic, especially at high speeds. Have your suspension and steering systems checked out by a mechanic every 10,000 miles.  With regular component inspections by trained individuals, equipment failures can be virtually eliminated.

Common Causes of Fire
Monitoring the trends related to the common causes of fire provides invaluable information that helps focus fire prevention efforts. Historically, many fires occurred in government buildings due to the careless disposal of smoking material into wastepaper baskets. As a result of the no-smoking ban inside government buildings, such fires have become very uncommon. However, in today's world of electronic office equipment, we are seeing an increase in fire incidents due to faulty electrical equipment and power distribution systems. Many common causes of fire can be related to some of the following:

Open Flames
Examples of such unsafe conditions are as follows:     negligence in conducting hot work, such as welding, cutting or grinding; improper use of candles; improper handling of flammable or combustible liquids or flammable gases innear-topotential ignition sources; and matches and cigarettes that are improperly disposed of, or left unattended near combustibles.

Examples of such unsafe conditions are as follows:       damaged electrical conductors, plug wires or extension cords; use of faulty, modified or unapproved electrical equipment; insufficient space or clearance between electrical heating equipment and combustibles; short or overloaded circuits; loose electrical connections; and lighting.

Electrical Fire Safety Tips
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causes Earthquakes?
Plate Tectonics
Earth's outer layer is broken into pieces called tectonic plates which are about 100km thick and are constantly moving towards, away from or past each other. For example, the plate containing Australia and India is moving north at the rate of 7cm a year, causing an intracontinental collision with the Eurasian Plate in the Himalayas. That is why these mountains are so high. Because continents are part of these plates, they also move. An earthquake occurs when the rocks break and move as a result of stresses caused by plate movements. Most earthquakes occur on the boundaries between plates, where one plate is forced under another such as happens off island chains such as Japan, Indonesia or the Solomon Islands, or past another as occurs in California and New Zealand. Some regions have more earthquakes than others with 80 per cent of all recorded earthquakes taking place around the edge of the Pacific Plate, including New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Japan, Canada, USA and South America. In areas where plates collide, earthquakes can occur down to depths of 700km. In areas where plates slide past each other, such as California or New Zealand, earthquakes are shallower. Shallow earthquakes also occur where plates are pulling away from each other along under sea ridges, and the oceans are growing bigger, like the plate margin between Australia and Antarctica.

Intraplate Earthquakes
Earthquakes that do not occur on plate margins are called intraplate earthquakes. All earthquakes on mainland Australia and Tasmania are intraplate. On studying these intraplate earthquakes in various continents, seismologists have found that most of them are caused by thrust faulting due to the rocks being squeezed or compressed. It seems that the movement of the tectonic plates causes the rocks away from their margins to be compressed. Intraplate earthquakes are not as common as those on plate margins, but major earthquakes with magnitudes of 7.0 or more do happen occasionally.

Volcanic Earthquakes
Molten rock, called magma, is stored in reservoirs under volcanoes. As this magma moves upwards, it can fracture the rock it squeezes through, causing earthquakes, usually with magnitudes not much greater than 5.0. Sometimes the magma collects in a high level reservoir prior to a volcanic eruption and as it moves around it causes bursts of continuous vibration, called volcanic tremor. Because of these precursors, seismographs (earthquake recorders) are very useful for monitoring volcanoes to give warning of an impending eruption.

Causes Floods?
Flood is overflow of the huge amount of water onto the normally dry land. Flood occurs when the overflowing water submerges land and causes deluge. It is a cruel and violent expression of water. Floods are often deadly, damaging and devastating. They kill lots of people, damage houses and crops, and cause extensive destruction. In broader terms, floods are of two types; Natural floods and Catastrophic floods. Natural floods are the floods that are caused naturally by the overflow of the huge volume of water, from rivers, lakes, oceans, or by heavy rains or downpours, hurricanes, cyclones, or tsunamis, etc. Natural floods could be Riverine floods – caused by rivers; Estuarine floods – caused by a combination of sea tidal surges and storm-force winds; or Coastal floods – caused by cyclones, hurricanes andtsunamis. These are one of the most common natural disasters. Catastrophic floods are the floods that are caused by some significant and unexpected events, for instance dam breakages. Heavy rainfalls are one of the major causes of floods. The level of water in rivers or lakes rises due to heavy rainfalls. When the level of water rises above the rive banks or dams, the water starts overflowing, which causes floods. The water overflows to the areas adjoining to the rivers, lakes or dams, causing floods or deluge. Theflood water causes havoc and great destruction in the areas where it flows. Floods occur more in the regions that get heavy rainfalls. Floods are also caused due to heavy snow melting. Global temperature is rising due to global warming. The rising temperature makes the snow caps melt faster. Continuous and fast melting snow raises the level of oceanic water, which consequently raises the level of water in rivers, and when the level of water in rivers rises above the rive banks, it causes floods. Generally, floods occur more in the low-lying areas or the areas below the sea level. One of the main reasons is that rivers flow slowly in these areas. The volume of water increases in the low-lying areas. When the level of water rises in these regions, it causes floods. Floods also occur more in the coastal regions. Floods, in the coastal regions, are caused due to high tides, storms, cyclones, hurricanes, or tsunamis. When the level of water rises above the sea level, it causes floods in coastal areas or coastal lowlands. There are also several human causes of floods. Deforestation is one of the major causes of floods. Trees are being cleared fast from large areas. As result, soil is easily eroded, and the eroded soil gets settled at the bottom of rivers and seas, which raises the level of water in rivers and seas, which consequently causes floods. Sometimes floods are caused due to poor dams that can not hold great volume of water and they give up causing floods in adjoining areas. Hence, there are always different causes of floods. However, human causes of floods can be avoided. Humans should let the nature go its own way.