Many states have passed laws or ballot measures legalizing the use of recreational marijuana. Even more states have legalized medical-use marijuana for certain approved conditions to help patients cope. However, marijuana is still a drug that can alter the workings of your brain, potentially slowing down your reaction time. Driving while high can create a[…] Read More
Category: Drugged Driving
Is Driving While on Prescription Drugs Dangerous?
To drive safely, it takes concentration, focus, and alertness. Without these things, driving on the roads and highways of Delaware can be dangerous for everyone and a car accident is likely. Many people understand the dangers of driving while intoxicated by alcohol or illegal drugs. This is a major problem in Delaware and throughout the[…] Read More
Are Drugged Driving Car Accidents Increasing?
A recent study from researchers at the University of Cincinnati found that a disturbing number of drivers have operated motor vehicles under the influence of drugs. According to the data, one in five drivers used marijuana before getting behind the wheel. Being under the influence of drugs significantly impairs coordination, decision-making, and reaction time, which[…] Read More
Are There Important Driving Safety Tips for Daylight Saving Time?
This year, Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts on Sunday, March 14 at 2:00 a.m. Clocks and watches have to be moved ahead an hour, and the sun will rise and set approximately one hour later. Some refer to this as spring forward, but no matter what it is called, the week or so afterwards can[…] Read More
Why are Car Safety Ratings Important to Consider?
Choosing a vehicle to lease or own is a major decision. Consumers should take the time to research features of different models before purchasing a vehicle. One of the most critical vehicle features is safety. In fact, a Consumer Reports National Research Center survey confirmed that 65 percent of buyers believe that safety should be[…] Read More
How can I Observe National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month?
While holiday festivities may look a bit different this year due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many people will still find a way to celebrate. Some celebrations include cocktails and drugs, which is why December is the ideal time to remind the public of the risks of driving under the influence. To commemorate National[…] Read More
Are Aggressive Drivers More Accident-Prone?
Aggressive driving can easily lead to reckless driving and serious car accidents. According to recent studies, aggressive drivers cause more than twice as many fatalities as drunk drivers, and they are a main cause of collisions. It is clear that aggressive driving is a main cause of motor vehicles accidents, but what are the reasons[…] Read More
Travel Tips for the Thanksgiving Holiday
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues, Thanksgiving is likely to look quite different this year. With international travel bans and mandatory quarantines for visitors from certain states, many families are opting to stay closer to home this holiday season. Road trips to visit close family and friends are more practical considering current restrictions. Travelers are[…] Read More
What is Defensive Driving?
Whether one is a novice driver or an experienced driver, there are benefits to adopting a more defensive approach to driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), human error is the cause of at least 94 percent of all traffic accidents. Learning how to predict an impending crash can help a driver[…] Read More
Keep Teen Drivers Safe During Spring Break
After being cooped up all winter, drivers eagerly jump behind the wheel to enjoy countryside travels and weekend trips during the warmer months. This includes teenage drivers who may get their first taste of driving freedom during the spring. Still, teen drivers lack both driving experience and confidence, which increases their risk of getting into[…] Read More