Safety Report: Recognizing Signs of Suicidal Thinking
Safety Report: Recognizing Signs of Suicidal Thinking

In this NBC29 Safety Report, counselors share the signs of suicidal thinking that could help you save someone's life.

Safety Report: Winter Driving Dangers
Safety Report: Winter Driving Dangers

We have some tips to keep you safe on wintry roads.  Driving in snow or on ice is dangerous at best.

Holiday Safety Tips from the Fire Department
Holiday Safety Tips from the Fire Department

Albemarle County volunteer firefighters are offering some tips to keep your home safe from fires this holiday season. Firefighters say they tend to see a spike in calls for service this time of year.

Safety Report: Searching for a Safe Sitter
Safety Report: Searching for a Safe Sitter

Leaving children in the hands of a stranger is one of the hardest moments for parents.  It is best to be prepared with tips on finding a safe babysitter.

Safety Report: Managing a Disaster
Safety Report: Managing a Disaster

Dealing with the aftermath of a disaster in your home can be downright frustrating, but recovery can happen quicker if you prepare before a storm strikes.

Safety Report: Teen Rules of the Road
Safety Report: Teen Rules of the Road

Rookie drivers are at the highest risk on the road, and so are the passengers riding with them.  But there are steps to take for some parental peace of mind.

Safety Report: Costly Insurance Claims
Safety Report: Costly Insurance Claims

The August earthquake is teaching homeowners a lesson about insurance. Hundreds of homeowners are left with hefty repair bills because nearly no one had earthquake coverage as part of their policy.

Fire Safety: Not All Smoke Alarms are Alike
Fire Safety: Not All Smoke Alarms are Alike

The sound is the same but not all smoke detectors are alike. Ionization alarms detect flaming, fast-moving fires. Photoelectric alarms sense smoldering, smoky blazes.

Safety Report: What You Can Do to Keep Kids Safe Poolside
Safety Report: What You Can Do to Keep Kids Safe Poolside

Heading to the pool is one popular way to stay cool and public pools are required to meet a set of safety standards that the federal government toughened just a few years ago.

Safety is the Name of the Game When it Comes to Toys
Safety is the Name of the Game When it Comes to Toys

Toys and games are meant to brighten up a child's day. But ones that are poorly made pose a dangerous threat.