Category: Car Safety

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 »

4 Reasons Why Nighttime Driving Can be Dangerous

Driving a Car at Night

Once the sun sets, driving becomes more dangerous. According to the National Safety Council, the risk of a deadly vehicle condition is three times higher at night. It’s important for divers to recognize that there is a bigger risk to driving at night and to take more caution when they are on the road. Failure… Read more »

Should You Still Be Driving Your Old Car on the Road? Here Are Some Safety Features That Have Changed, or are Changing, the Driving World!

Car Safety Features

Over the past few years, car safety features have made some significant advancements. Although your 2013 SUV is probably running just fine, a lot of buyers today are swapping their vehicles for a much safer option. With the advancement in vehicle technology, America’s Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has indicated that these features have dramatically… Read more »

4 of The Safest SUVs You Can Invest In for 2021

2021 Safest Cars

When you’re buying a new vehicle, you’re going to want to look at several factors, including gas mileage, technological features, and most importantly, safety. If you’re on the market for a new SUV, there are plenty of safe options that will also align with your preferences. Whether you’re leasing or purchasing, if you’re on the… Read more »

3 Tips for Safely Dealing with Nighttime Driving

Driving at Night

Driving at night comes with a lot more risks than driving during the daytime. When you’re driving at night, you’re almost three times more likely to get into a fatal accident, as opposed to driving during the day. Things like under the influence of drivers, increased driver fatigue, and a decrease in driver visibility are… Read more »