Stay safe during the holidays with these tips
Last updated 12/10/2009 at Noon
Maximize your common sense and follow a few simple rules to have a happy and safe holiday season. Crime always rises during this time of year, so in order to not be a victim and ruin your season, follow these simple tips:
When out and about
Stay aware of your surroundings at all times. Use your cell phone sparingly so you are not distracted. Instead, stay focused on your surroundings.
Always lock your car windows and doors, whether out and about or at home.
Avoid carrying large amounts of cash. Use credit cards or checks whenever possible. If you must use cash, carry different amounts i...