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Dublin Airport Launches No Drone Zone Safety Campaign

Dublin Airport has launched a safety campaign focussing on drones. Airports are “no fly” areas for drones, though some people seem to either be unaware of this or choose to ignore it. To protect the airfield, signage has been mounted on the airport’s perimeter fence indicating that Dublin Airport is a “No Drone Zone” and […]

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European Cars will Automatically Phone for Help

The EU Parliament has voted to make the eCall system mandatory in new cars and light vans from April 2018. In the event of a serious accident, eCall automatically dials 112 – Europe’s single emergency number – and opens a voice channel. It also transmits automatically a minimal amount of information required to assist the emergency […]

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How to Save a Choking Baby – in 40 Seconds [Video]

Here’s some information which, naturally, we all hope we’ll never need to use. But if the moment did arise, ignorance would be no comfort. It’s a great example of how to communicate an important message in a memorable way. Please take 40 seconds to watch it. [youtube]http://youtu.be/gtbUB1XPW_o[/youtube]   Credit is due to St John’s Ambulance in the UK for this […]

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Radar Device For Cyclists is like Eyes in the Back of Your Head [Podcast]

Being hit from behind is the single biggest cause of cycling deaths in the US. It’s a global problem, as the founders of Backtracker discovered when they met a man in their native Stellenbosch, South Africa, who chose to cycle in the face of oncoming traffic, rather than take the risk of being hit unawares from behind. The solution they came up […]

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