When most people think of seasonal driving hazards, their mind goes to things like winter snow and icy roads. Although winter can be a particularly dangerous time for drivers, that doesn’t mean the summer season is without its risks. As you’re heading to your Fourth of July parties and late-night bonfires this summer, be on… Read more »
Tag: Driver Safety
The Dangers of Driving in the Fall
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 »
Are You Planning to Road Trip for the Holidays? Here are a Few Safety Tips to Keep in Mind!
A safe road trip is fun, especially during the holiday season. With COVID-19 still impacting many families worldwide, more people have decided to avoid flying and drive to their necessary travel destinations. The holidays are a popular time for families to travel. When more people are out on the road, that increases your chances of… Read more »
Are Cyclists Allowed on the Road? 5 Tips for Safely Riding with Cyclists.
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
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 »