Personal alarms are loud with a siren-like sound when you activate. These devices are very compact and can be easily carried in your pocket, purse or on your belt. Many also come equipped with a flashlight or built-in flashing lights so you may attract more attention to the situation at hand. A few styles come with a wrist strap to wear around your wrist or to attach to any door or window. Personal alarms are very easy to operate; you either push a button or pull the cord.
Lighting and enough of it should not be overlooked. Every room that mom goes into or through should be inspected for sufficient lighting. Please keep in mind that sufficient light for you may not be enough for mom. There should be general lighting as well as task lighting.
I yelled at him and told him “don’t stop or I will ride in to you. A second later Kelly said “I hear something and its getting louder” I said ” I hear it to and it sounds like a train”.
When I went to college, it wasn’t like it is today. Coeds could walk alone at night on campus and feel fairly secure. But today, with colleges becoming so large, the parking lots, labs, study halls and the library seem to be in darker and more distant locations.
Almost every electronic personal alarm for women had two or more functions. A Mace Sports Strobe, for example, has three. It will emit a flashing light and a loud sound when you pull the pin. A special attachment allows you to use it as a door or window alarm to alert you if an intruder tries to enter. There is also a setting that allows you to use the devise as a simple flashlight.
When parking anywhere, ensure that you leave your vehicle under a light or near adequate lighting. If walking to and from the car, ensure that the path is well lit all the way.
There is still the odd drama about which shoe goes on which foot or delays while they negotiate which toys to select and take with them in the car but even in amongst all that, it is still a dramatically streamlined routine compared to what it was and as a result, the odd fuss can be easily accommodated and rarely escalates to a stand off.