Safety Corner

How to stay informed: winter advisories, road condition, closures

How to stay informed: winter advisories, road condition, closures

Road conditions and advisory notifications are posted to the garrison Facebook page assessing on-post only conditions.

January 16, 2019 ×
Not-so-spooky tips for safe trick-or-treating

Not-so-spooky tips for safe trick-or-treating

Stay safe this Halloween with tips from the USAG Stuttgart Directorate of Emergency Services.

October 29, 2018 ×
Tailoring basic travel protective measures

Tailoring basic travel protective measures

Enjoy your travels, but be safe and consider these tips from the USAG Stuttgart Protection Branch.

July 12, 2018 ×
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Be aware of the dangers of electrical shock

Electrical injuries represent a serious workplace health and safety issue.

April 23, 2018 ×
No individual, business or government entity is solely responsible for securing the Internet. Everyone has a role in securing their part of cyberspace, including the devices and networks they use.— Graphic by Shutterstock.com

Protecting personal information: When is too much – too much?

We can limit the amount of information that is collected by using common sense, instinct and good technical precautions and protection.

April 10, 2018 ×
FAQ: Parking, tickets, boots on-post

FAQ: Parking, tickets, boots on-post

Frequently asked questions about parking on-post, answered by the Directorate of Emergency Services, Military Police.

March 23, 2018 ×
Is ‘vaping’ safer than cigarettes? Here are the on-post regulations

Is ‘vaping’ safer than cigarettes? Here are the on-post regulations

Safer ≠ safe when it comes to e-cigarettes, hookah and other vapor methods.

January 30, 2018 ×
Understanding the Consular Travel Advisory System

Understanding the Consular Travel Advisory System

Travel Warnings, Emergency Messages etc. are being reformatted and simplified. See how…

January 16, 2018 ×
Fireworks will light up the sky over Patch Barracks as part of the USAG Stuttgart Independence Day celebration, July 4. Photo by Lance Cpl. Kimberlyn Adams, USMC

New Year’s fireworks safety, rules in Germany

Off-post, fireworks may only be fired from midnight Dec. 31 until Jan. 1. No fireworks are allowed on-post.

December 28, 2017 ×
December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month (3D Month) that focuses on the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In accordance with the Uniform Code of Military Justice, servicemembers can be arrested for DUI even if their vehicles are parked. So drunk individuals can be charged if they have physical control of their vehicle, to include sitting in the driver's seat with the keys in their pocket. Courtesy Photo

Sobering facts about impaired driving in Germany

The legal blood-alcohol content limit in Germany is 0.05, and 0.03 for anyone involved in a vehicle accident.

December 15, 2017 ×
When hiking along forest roads, watch out for German farmers driving tractors. Be sure to keep an eye out for them and ensure your children and pets are off the road when they drive by. Photo by Alberto Casetta

Make safety part of your forest hike in Germany

Germany is one of the most densely wooded countries in Europe with almost 44,015 square miles of forest.

December 13, 2017 ×
Mobile devices has tripled since 2013, to an average of 48 minutes per day, and one third of all screen time is mobile. Going up the age scale, by the time we reach the teen years, children spend upwards of an average of four hours per day with mobile media. (Photo Credit: Courtesy clipart)

Advice for parents in choosing apps wisely

Stay involved, even as your children get older — is a major step in teaching them to be savvy media citizens.

November 30, 2017 ×
5 things you should know about ‘black ice’

5 things you should know about ‘black ice’

Black ice is dangerous because it is almost invisible when walking or driving.

November 30, 2017 ×
Firefighters demonstrate what can happen with a turkey fryer. Photo provided by USAG Stuttgart Fire Department

Thanksgiving cooking spikes mealtime structure fires

While FEMA warns of the hazards of turkey deep-fryers, the National Fire Prevention Agency discourages using them at all.

November 20, 2017 ×
Travel tips to stay safe on the road this holiday

Travel tips to stay safe on the road this holiday

Whether you’re heading out of town or staying local, here are some safety tips you may want to consider to be safe and not sorry this holiday season.

November 8, 2017 ×