Public Safety This category contains the most recent news regarding public safety, including policy decisions, legislation, and education efforts. Find releases encompassing road safety, food safety, workplace accident prevention, product recalls, testing standards, and awareness campaigns. Also included are stories about crime rates, law enforcement efforts, alcohol and drug abuse health alerts, anti-contamination measures and disease control.

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11:42 ET iRover Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/iRover-Recalls-Self-Balancing-Scooters-Hoverboards Recall Summary Name of Product: Self-balancing...


11:00 ET Firehouse Subs® In Hot Pursuit of Water with Sixth Annual H2O for Heroes

With record-setting high temperatures creating dangerous weather conditions across the country, Firehouse Subs invites guests nationwide to help in...


10:00 ET FCA US Extends Officer Protection Package to 2018 Dodge Charger Pursuit

- Officer Protection Package designed to prevent ambush of officers from the rear when parked and working in their vehicle - This...


08:30 ET Extreme Networks Transforms City of Troy Into a Smart City

Faced with a rise in the number of technology devices used by residents, visitors, and employees, cities are turning to wireless and wired...


08:00 ET Nexar Announces Automotive AI Challenge with Global Dataset

Today Nexar, the provider of the world's first vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication network for road safety, issued a challenge to researchers...


02:00 ET ADEKA's Intumescent-type Flame Retardant "ADK STAB FP-2000" Series Gets First UL Verified Mark of Functional Material

ADEKA CORPORATION announced on July 24 that its phosphorus flame retardant series "ADK STAB FP-2000" received the first UL Marketing Claim...


Jul 22, 2017, 12:03 ET Bush Brothers & Company® Recalls Certain Baked Beans in 28 Ounce Cans Due to a Can Seam Issue

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Bush Brothers & Company/ In the news release, Bush Brothers & Company® Recalls Certain Baked Beans in 28...


Jul 21, 2017, 18:03 ET Notice of Data Security Incident with Sabre Hospitality Solutions' SynXis Central Reservations System (Third-Party Reservation Provider)

SBE ENT Holdings, LLC ("SBE") recently learned about a data security incident involving unauthorized access to certain of our guests' personal...


Jul 21, 2017, 17:07 ET Atlantis, Paradise Island Provides Notice of Data Security Incident

Atlantis, Paradise Island (the "Resort") today announced that a recent data security incident may have compromised the security of payment...


Jul 21, 2017, 16:34 ET Distracted Driving: Shut it Up and Power Down Says National Safety Council in Reworked 80's Pop Tune

The National Safety Council is putting a new spin on the fight to end distracted driving. The Council's new music video, Everybody Just Drive...


Jul 21, 2017, 13:59 ET NASA Recommends Safety Tips to View the August Solar Eclipse

More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will...


Jul 21, 2017, 12:24 ET Union Pacific Improves Railroad Crossing Safety

Union Pacific's rail safety programs helped improve public safety and contributed to a 5 percent decline in vehicle–train collisions at railroad...


Jul 21, 2017, 12:19 ET CPSC Posts Recall to its Web Site

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the...


Jul 20, 2017, 20:21 ET Tourico Vacations Reviews Travel Alerts and Warnings

When a travel warning is issued, it is strongly recommended that travel to the country under the warning should be avoided. Unstable governments,...


Jul 20, 2017, 20:00 ET Notice Of Data Security Incident Impacting Guest Payment Card Information

Club Quarters Hotels recently became aware of a security incident at Sabre Corporation ("Sabre") – a leading global provider of travel booking...


Jul 20, 2017, 16:30 ET IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge to Help Five Cities Improve Services to Their Residents

IBM's (NYSE: IBM) Smarter Cities Challenge program (@CitiesChallenge) will be sending teams of company experts to five municipalities through 2018...


Jul 20, 2017, 16:08 ET Spartan Motors To Showcase Top Emergency Response Vehicles At IAFC Annual Conference & Expo Fire-rescue International

Spartan Emergency Response ("Spartan" or "Spartan ER"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company"),...


Jul 20, 2017, 14:30 ET Firehouse Subs Helps Propel Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation To Record-Breaking Grant Awards

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation® celebrates a philanthropic milestone through an evolving partnership with parent company and...


Jul 20, 2017, 12:33 ET Manhattan Toy Recalls Activity Toys Due to Choking Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Manhattan-Toy-Recalls-Activity-Toys Recall Summary Name of Product: Winkel™ Colorburst activity...


Jul 20, 2017, 09:07 ET Orolia's McMurdo Wins U.S. Search and Rescue Technology Awards

Government Security News has named McMurdo, an Orolia brand, the winner of two national search and rescue technology awards in its annual Airport,...


Jul 20, 2017, 08:58 ET Britax Names New Vice President of Product Development and Engineering

As part of its continued commitment to child passenger safety, Britax Child Safety, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jay Zhao as the...


Jul 20, 2017, 08:42 ET Prepare To "Sustain" With Military Grade Premium Hurricane Kit

Cyalume Technologies, creator of the light stick and the global leader in military tactical training equipment for over 40 years, announces its...


Jul 20, 2017, 08:00 ET Poway Weapons & Gear to Launch New Targetry System for its Indoor Range

Poway Weapons & Gear (PWG), the largest indoor gun range on the west coast and San Diego's premiere gun range, has announced that it will be...


Jul 19, 2017, 18:16 ET BlueLine Grid Innovation Connects Mobile Devices to Land Mobile Radios

BlueLine Grid today announced another first-of-its-kind application to advance collaboration, this time between land mobile radios and...


Jul 19, 2017, 15:09 ET NTSB, NSC Arrange Expert Panel for Roundtable Discussion on Driver-Assistance Technology in Heavy-Duty Trucks

The barriers and safety benefits of using advanced technology in heavy-duty trucks will be the focus of a roundtable discussion hosted by the...