Category: Car Safety

3 Reasons to Have Older Tires Replaced

Closeup of older tire with dirt on it

If you’re having trouble remembering the last time you had your vehicle’s tires replaced, there are several reasons why you should consider having new tires added in the near future. While we understand this is an added expense, it will be well worth the investment by ensuring the safety of your vehicle and all who… Read more »

Safety Features Every New Vehicle Should Have

Close up of new silver SUV driving on road

When you’re in the process of purchasing a new vehicle and are looking for something that has top safety features, there are several things to make sure are included before making a purchase. We all want to keep ourselves and our families as protected as possible while driving, so it is highly suggested to search… Read more »

3 Tips for Protecting Yourself While Driving This Winter

Car driving in snow

With winter right around the corner there’s no better time to brush up on winter safety tips for when you hit the roadways. While the roads themselves will be slicker and more dangerous, there are certain things you can do to help ensure you don’t end up in an accident or sustain injuries. Whether it… Read more »

The Dangers of Driving in the Fall

Car driving in fog at night

While fall is a great time of year to enjoy the beautiful foliage and fun outdoor activities, it is one of the more dangerous seasons to be on the roadways. Whether it be that it gets dark out quicker, the glare of the sun in the late afternoon, the increased chance of fog and frost… Read more »

4 Things to Check on Your Vehicle Before Fall

Car driving over leaves

Although most people don’t worry about road conditions until the winter months, it’s important to note that the fall season brings several dangers that you should be aware of. Fallen leaves on roadways can decrease traction for drivers, and if the leaves are wet, can lead to slipping that is similar to ice. Furthermore, it… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Driving in Rain Is Dangerous

Vehicle Hydroplaning

Did you know that nearly half of all weather-related accidents occur during rainfall? This may be a surprising statistic to many, but according to the U.S. Department of Transportation 46% of accidents caused by weather happen in the rain. Furthermore, 70% of all weather-related accidents occur when pavement is wet. These statistics clearly show the… Read more »

Safety Tips for Driving in a Work Zone

Traffic Drums in a Work Zone

With the summer months upon us, you’re bound to pass through several work zones as you head to work or an upcoming vacation. You may think you’re less likely to be in a work zone accident, especially if the speed limit is reduced, but there are still dangers to be aware of. According to workzonesafety.org,… Read more »

The Dangers of Driving in Fog

Driving in Fog

Fog is one of the most dangerous types of weather to drive in as it can make it hard to see only feet in front of you. It can not only make it difficult to see the cars in front or behind you, but it can also make it hard to see other potential hazards… Read more »

Helping Your New Driver Steer Clear of Summer Driving Challenges

Father teaching son how to drive

If you have a new driver in your household, you may be feeling a bit stressed as you begin to teach them the ways of the road. Although teaching your teen to drive in the summer may seem easier than teaching them in the winter, be aware that this time of the year still has… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Over Driving Your Headlights

Car Headlights at Night

When a motorist is moving at a speed that ends up making their stopping distance farther than what they can see with their headlights, they are ‘over driving their headlights.’ This creates a dangerous driving environment for themselves and others. Although drivers may experience a few problems associated with driving at night, over-driving your headlights… Read more »