Safety

Driving in the snow safely

Driving in the snow safely

Follow these steps before and while you drive in snowy weather and you’ll be ahead of the game.

January 3, 2017 ×
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WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER, FOG: Colder seasons bring visibility hazard to German roads

The weather in central Europe may be foggy any time of the year, but most commonly fog settles over Germany during the fall and winter months. Here are a few tips on staying safe if you must drive in the fog.

December 13, 2016 ×
A helicopter flies above Oberdachstetten Training Area to install "bird diverters" on high-tension power lines.

Helicopter crew mounts high-tension powerlines at Oberdachstetten Training Area with ‘bird diverters’

A commercial helicopter flew above the Oberdachstetten Training Area recently to install custom aviation obstruction markers on high-tension power lines.

November 30, 2016 ×
Safety shares 11 tips for winter weather

Safety shares 11 tips for winter weather

Never underestimate the dangers of winter. Read these tips to stay safe when the thermometer drops.

November 29, 2016 ×
Follow these safety tips to help you prepare your Thanksgiving meal cleanly and safely.

Grapes, chocolate, turkey bones, and other holiday foods forbidden to furry family

During the holidays, household pets may visit the table to beg for scraps, and the USAG Ansbach Veterinary Treatment Facility wants your four-legged Family members to be safe.

November 23, 2016 ×
Winter driving safety: black ice

Winter driving safety: black ice

Black ice is dangerous because it’s invisible, but you can protect yourself by understanding and knowing how to deal it.

November 9, 2016 ×
Beginning as early as October, winter weather is a possibility in the Franconian region of Germany. (U.S. Army file photo by Karl Wiesel, IMCOM)

Think winter weather, safe practices this Columbus Day weekend

The cooler days of fall bring unique challenges: fog, shorter daylight hours, frost or black ice and falling leaves, which increase the risk of vehicle accidents and slips, trips and falls. Whether your plans for the weekend involves extended traveling or staying at home on post don’t relax your safety vigilance and allow an accident to ruin your holiday.

October 5, 2016 ×
In this U.S. Army file photo, students disembark from a school bus. (Photo Credit: Karl Weisel, USAG Wiesbaden)

Safety at, near bus stop responsibility of motorists, parents, children

School is back in session, both for German schools off post and U.S. schools on post, and it is important for children, parents, and motorists to remember safety and security at student drop-off and pick-up locations.

September 19, 2016 ×

SAFETY ALERT: Two collisions in one week at B14, Katterbach-Bismarck crossover intersection

In the past week there have been two traffic collisions at the Katterbach/Bismarck crossover point of Highway B14, both of which are under investigation.

August 19, 2016 ×

HELP SAFETY HELP YOU: Ansbach safety office encourages hazard reporting

U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members can report safety hazards to the installation Safety Office with a newly revised fillable form.

August 10, 2016 ×