Summer Travel Safety

Summer Travel Is In High Gear! The interstates are buzzing with traffic as the summer heat kicks in! School is out for a few more weeks and vacationers are still at it! You’ve packed your bags, taken time off from work, reserved pet care, now how about the security of your home while you are gone? Home break ins happen in the summer time, it’s not just a holiday thing when your home is filled with holiday gifts. Check out some of our easy tips to keep your home safe from theft while you are traveling: •Lock the doors and
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Car Jacking

Car Jacking….A Crime of Opportunity Carjacking’s seem to be occurring more often. Carjacking is defined as “the taking of a motor vehicle which may be the subject of larceny from the person or custody of another, with intent to either permanently or temporarily deprive the person or the owner of the motor vehicle, when in the course of the taking there is the use of force, violence, assault, or putting in fear.” 49th Street Bail Bonds wants you to be safe and to avoid being a victim. Why is this type of crime one of opportunity? Unfortunately, people are distracted
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July 4th Boating Safety

The 4th of July is almost here! Many people love to go out on their boats and enjoy the holiday. Unfortunately, the 4th of July, along with Memorial Day and Labor Day, account for more than a third of all boating related accidents and fatalities according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Our bailbondsmen at 49th Street Bail Bonds want you to be safe when boating so offers these tips: •Always wear a life jacket. Spend the money and buy the life jacket that is most comfortable for you. If it isn’t comfortable then you won’t wear it. Make sure your
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Parking Lot Safety

How Safe Are You In A Parking Lot? School is almost over for another year. This means that many parents will have their children home with them full-time. During this time, parents will still need to run errands and go back and forth from the store to the bank to the playground and more. During this time, kids will have to get in and out of the car and navigate their way through a parking lot. 49th Street Bail Bonds wants to remind parents about safety when in a parking lot. Here are a few tips for keeping your kids
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Online Safety

Online Safety Over Summer Vacation Summer is almost here! Kids across the state are over joyed with the prospect of free time during the summer while their parents may be cringing at the thought. Many children will be using the internet even more over the summer vacation. Between chat rooms, games, and social media, how do you keep your kids safe? 49th Street Bail Bonds offers these tips for keeping kids safe while online: •Make your child aware that it is dangerous to give out personal information such as last name, address, and phone number •Do not let your child
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Boating Under The Influence

Gorgeous Weather, Great Day For A Boat Ride! Our Florida weather has sure been nothing to be disappointed about lately which means many boat owners are taking to the water! Did you know that Florida leads the country in boating fatalities each year and approximately 1/3 of those fatalities are caused by alcohol use? Be aware of the charges and penalties that you could face if you are caught boating under the influence. While it is not illegal to drink alcoholic beverages while boating, it is illegal to operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol. Drinking and operating
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Should Celebrities Face Jail Time?

Has Your Favorite Celebrity Been Charged with College Bribery? Should celebrities face jail time? That is a question we are certain is being talked about on social media. Oftentimes, we read about how these people that make millions of dollars are caught doing drugs, reckless driving, money laundering, and in the latest case, bribery. Are celebrities and professional athletes exempt from the law? Some people may think so while others would disagree. The laws also vary from state to state so depending on where the criminal act occurred can also dictate the punishment. Currently, the college bribery story is in
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Bike Week 2019

Are you attending Bike Week 2019? Our bail bondsmen at 49th Street Bail Bonds wants you to stay safe and out of jail during Bike Week this year. Bike Week 2019 starts on March 8th and goes through March 17th. With all of the extra bikers on the roadways, caution is needed while driving especially along Interstate 4 where bikers may be cruising going back and forth between bike week and Clearwater, Florida. 49th Street Bail Bonds offers these tips for staying safe while navigating the roads: •Wear a helmet and other safety gear such as boots, gloves, and pants.
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Valentine Safety

Love is in the air! Many people use online dating sites, apps, or blind dates set up by friends to meet people for dates. 49th Street Bail Bonds wants to educate daters on how to stay safe and have fun. Here are a few tips for staying safe when meeting your date for the first time: •Always inform a friend of your plans. Let them know the first and last name of the person you are meeting, where you are meeting, and what your plans are for the date. •Plan to check in with your friend via a text or
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Sex Trafficking and Super Bowl

Super Bowl, Law Enforcement, Arrests Made! Sex trafficking made the news during Super Bowl LIII this year. Unfortunately Atlanta, Georgia is considered to be “one of the biggest hubs of sex trafficking nationwide” according to WTOL News. Prior to the Super Bowl, there was an increase in reports of sex trafficking happening causing many police departments to pull together to track down and arrest those involved in sex trafficking. Due to their diligence, the police ended up arresting 40 people involved in sex trafficking. Along with the sex trafficking bust, many anti-trafficking groups were out trying to educate the public
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