Where Will You Be When The Dust Settles? Pull Aside, Stay Alive!

Where will you be when the dust settles? That’s a question the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is asking motorists this year as another summer monsoon season begins. Each year, a variety of weather related dangers affect Arizona, New Mexico, and southwest Texas, especially from late spring into early autumn. Through a collaborative effort between […]

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When Things Go Wrong

Dr. Aram Attarian, professor of parks, recreation and tourism management at North Carolina State University, has spent 35 years collecting accident reports, first-person accounts, and newspaper articles about things gone wrong in outdoor and adventure programs. Attarian combined more than 50 scenarios involving lightning strikes, wildlife encounters, and lost students, in Risk Management in Outdoor […]

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Wind Flips High Profile Vehicles

Strong gusty winds caused problems for RVers, truckers, electrical crews, and even buildings in the Dakotas for the past two days (Wednesday and Thursday, October 17 and 18), has finally moved on. According to the National Weather Service, strong northwest winds of 50 mph—gusting to 70 mph—persisted across South Dakota yesterday. The South Dakota Department […]

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