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  • Black ice’: A hard-to-spot killer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio--- While no ice is black, the universal term for clear ice on roadways is ‘black ice.”It’s among the deadliest hazards drivers have to contend with during winter months. Motorists must be aware of it and know what to do if they encounter black ice on the

  • BBB Says Beware Of Job Scams

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Looking for a new job can be exciting or stressful. It can be exciting if you find something that aligns with your dream job; it can be stressful if you’re scammed. While employment scams have been around for a while, occurrences have increased rapidly in

  • Know when to use headlights, windshield wipers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – There’s an important legal principle that says “ignorance of the law is no excuse.” That’s right: You can’t defend your actions by arguing you didn’t know they were illegal, even if you honestly didn’t realize you were breaking the law.The Ohio Revised Code’s

  • Keep caution in mind when using space heaters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The high cost of heating oil and natural gas, combined with energy-saving efforts, raises the potential for increased use of alternative sources.Space heaters and other supplemental-heating devices may be viewed by a lot of people as a good alternative. They

  • Keep safety in mind over Labor Day weekend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This weekend, military and civilian members of our Air Force family will be spending some well-deserved time away from their duty sections. As we enjoy Labor Day festivities, let’s remember to look out for one another and keep the major safety themes we have