Tag: Driver Safety

Are Cyclists Allowed on the Road? 5 Tips for Safely Riding with Cyclists.

Can bikes ride on the road?

Many commuters enjoy switching over to their bikes in the warmer weather. Bike riding is a great way to get your exercise in for the day, and it helps reduce your carbon footprint. However, biking on the road isn’t easy, and it can be hazardous at times. Whether you’re traveling by vehicle or bike this… Read more »

Tips for Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

Motorcycle Safety

During the warmer summer months, don’t be surprised to see more motorcyclists out on the road. Driving next to a motorcycle is not like driving with other cars. Motorcycles are often smaller and harder to see when you’re checking your rearview mirror. Plus, they don’t have nearly as many safety features as a car to… Read more »

Study finds Most People Still Don’t Trust Autonomous Cars

Self-Driving cars are no longer a far-off dream of the future. Before too long, they’ll be as common as automatic transmissions and safety belts. By the end of 2017, Tesla Motors expects its Autopilot system to offer fully-autonomous functionality in all of the company’s vehicles. A number of other veteran automakers have plans to release… Read more »

AAA Report Highlights Risks of Drowsy Driving

Although public safety campaigns have made drivers keenly aware of the dangers associated with drunk and distracted driving, plenty of otherwise responsible drivers still get behind the wheel in the morning without getting a good night’s sleep beforehand. We might not think much of driving while drowsy, but a new report released by the AAA… Read more »

NHTSA Attributes Rise in Traffic Deaths to Low Gas Prices

Earlier this month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released preliminary data that showed a 7.7 percent increase in vehicle-related traffic deaths between 2014 and 2015. Their estimates suggest that 9 of 10 regions in the United States saw increases in traffic deaths last year. Roughly 35,200 people died in traffic accidents in 2015, compared… Read more »