About Jim Love

Jim is a transportation safety expert with more than 40 years in both the emergency medical services and the school bus industries. Jim is a former member of the PedSafe Expert team and is proud to have been one of the original contributors to PediatricSafety.net more than 9 years ago.

Website: http://www.emsafety.net

Articles by Jim

Don’t Eat Yellow Snow

Don’t Eat Yellow Snow

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 12:17 pmHappy New Year. In two thousand eleven I am going to bring about world peace, end childhood starvation and molestation and make a huge dent in the ever growing obesity problem. Everyone will safely buckle up and no one will ever operate a car while intoxicated. Cigarettes and tobacco products will be a distant memory and feeling good about one self will be... 

Truly Thanks Giving

Truly Thanks Giving

Last updated on October 5th, 2015 at 10:37 pmHow honored to be able to post right after Thanksgiving. This post actually started forming a couple of days before the holiday, on Thanksgiving itself as well as the following days. I am by all accounts a fortunate person; someone who can truly be thankful. I have a great family and friends. My children made it to their twenties alive and healthy- happy... 

Life Lessons Are the Same No Matter Where You Are…

Life Lessons Are the Same No Matter Where You Are…

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 12:50 pmGreetings from the Emerald Isle.  I am typing this from my hotel in beautiful Tullamore in Ireland. The legendary green of the countryside is truly deserved. From almost the beginning of my time here I have realized how connected we are the world over. For example when I arrived I decided to go for a walk around this quaint village type town. On the street... 

“Drive Like Your Kids Live Here” – What a Great Idea

“Drive Like Your Kids Live Here” – What a Great Idea

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 01:02 pmI was driving my dogs to a park last week. I often choose a trail as it is not easy to walk along our neighborhood roads. Cars driving too fast, distracted drivers- I just feel safer. To drivers my five dogs and I may seem like a road hazard as well. So for our mutual benefit I hit the trails and parks. My (human) kids are grown but the same concerns should... 

911 Nine Years Later

911 Nine Years Later

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 01:04 pmToday marks the anniversary of the attacks on US soil; marks the anniversary of the fall of the twin towers and marks a line in time when our lives were forever changed. For a child, nine years is a long time, for some a life time. They will never know a time before the attack. It is said that history repeats itself. What if we don’t want it to? What if... 

New Booster Seat Ratings

New Booster Seat Ratings

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 01:05 pmThe Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released their newest rankings of child booster seats. If you have (or soon will have) a child within this category (approximately ages 4 to 8 ) this information is invaluable. The IIHS has tested 72 different seats and provided their safety rating for each one. As a parent or grandparent, aunt or uncle...