Self Defense for Wheelchair Users

Wheelchair users are often wrongly perceived as easy targets by criminals and as such, attacks on wheelchair users are on the rise. You don’t need to live in fear just because you use a wheelchair and there are self defense techniques that you can use to protect yourself during dangerous situations. An attacker will generally look for three things when selecting a target: They look for someone that they perceive as being weak and vulnerable…

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Keep Your Head Up, Phone Down, Ass Alive

Cell phones have made many parts of our lives a little easier. They are no longer just something that can be used for calls and texts but now as a camera, for listening to music, as a calculator, and of course the Internet. While this can all be good for the user, distracted walking is putting their lives in more danger than ever. Every year, there seems to be an increase in people getting injured…

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Are You Really Safe in Your Own Home?

The Police and Ministry of Justice would like us to believe that burglary is on the decrease when in fact this isn’t quite so true. For starters, due to the public’s lack of confidence in the Police, many crimes are now going unreported. This being said, even reported crimes are on the rise with statistics showing that burglary has rose by 6% in England and Wales while the number of criminal charges faced by offenders…

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How to Survive a Hostage Situation on Your School Bus

This post originally appeared on SchoolBusFleet.com The threat of terrorism is never far from home. It is not just federal buildings that are likely targets but the school bus could also find itself in the crosshairs. It is more visible and accessible than airliners, trains or government buildings. Who are the aggressors that we may face? While terrorists could plot to hijack a school bus, more likely it will be a troubled student, a disgruntled…

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5 Tips to Survive a Hostage Situation

There are basically two ways that a hostage situation can be described. During the traditional hostage situation, the hostage-taker is using the hostages to get something such as ransom money. During the second hostage situation, the hostage-taker wants nothing but to make a statement which sadly is usually done through the murder of the hostages involved. As the situation unfolds, the hostage needs to assess what the hostage-takers intent is and whether they are being…

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