10 02, 2015

Driving Vacations – Tips for a Smoother and Safer Journey

Your upcoming driving holiday is planned to almost perfection, from accommodation, attractions, leisure activities and more. Do not overlook the condition of your vehicle and let a breakdown disrupt your vacation!

Send your car for Pre-trip Inspection and find out if there are areas which require rectification so as to reduce your chances of a […]

10 02, 2015

More Safety Tips For Your Vehicle Tyres

Tyre Matching

Proper Tyre Matching improves the overall performance of tyre & vehicle:

Ensure all tyres fitted on a vehicle are of the same size
Match the correct rim for your tyres
Fit same construction tyres in one vehicle –  avoid mixing of Radial & Bias.
Avoid mixing of patterns on the same axle
Preferably, fit all tyres from the […]

6 02, 2015

Tyre Management Tips

Tyre Inflation

Inflation Pressure

Tyres are designed to carry loads at proper inflation pressure for desired deflections, road contact & tread wear. Proper inflation pressure permits safe operation within the specified load rating & vehicle loading.

It is very important to maintain the correct tyre inflation pressure as tyre life is dependent on it. Over inflation decreases […]

30 01, 2015

10 Simple Rules for Using Home Ladders

Ladders are used both indoors and outdoors for multiple purposes. It can make life easier but it should be used cautiously as there are some risk elements involved. Following are some security tips that can actually make it safe to use ladders:

1. Always Lock the PLatform Before Use:

2. Avoid Sloppy Surface

3. Avoid Using Ladder […]

30 01, 2015

Baggage Safety Tips For Travellers

Luggage is a critical part of every journey. Whether it is during a vacation or an official tour, the baggage that one takes along is the one of most important things to look after. While packing your bags is one part of the story, taking care of your luggage is a different story altogether. […]

30 01, 2015

How To Prevent And Tackle Car Tyre Bursts

A tyre blowout is one of the causes of accidents that can lead to very serious consequences.

No matter how well maintained your car is or how good a driver you are, bursting of tyres can topple a speeding car causing serious injuries and even deaths.

It is of no doubt that it remains amongst the […]

17 12, 2014

Useful Safety Tips – While You Recruit Your Domestic Help

Many Indian households (urban and semi-urban) depend upon household assistants to help with daily chores. This is due to the time pressure and need to do a lot of household chores including cooking multiple meals, looking after elders and children (and in some cases pets), cleaning of homes that tend to accumulate dust from […]

10 12, 2014

15 Personal Safety Apps For Women

A friend need not walk you home at night. Since the Nirbhaya gang rape in December 2012, many mobile applications for personal safety have become available and new ones are entering app stores every month.

The basics of most apps are similar — a user-decided list of emergency contacts to alert, and transmission of GPS-determined […]

2 12, 2014

Safety Measures For Home Appliances

Isn’t home a place where one would like to feel safe and secured? But there can be a number of situations in which our safety can be at stake even at home. Thus we must take all the measures to ensure that the safety and security of our loved ones are not compromised with […]

14 07, 2014

Speeding claims 166 lives every day in India

NEW DELHI: At least 166 people die in road accidents caused due to speeding, a trend that indicates how there is little check on driving beyond the permitted speed limit on Indian roads. The number of fatalities is higher if the crashes caused due to speeding and drunk driving is clubbed together. According to […]