As school starts up again, college students are the first to head back, and many of them will be hitting the road to get there. The following safety tips will help your college student get there safely and stay safe once on campus. Good Car Maintenance Is Crucial Teach your college student the importance of[…] Read More
Category: Drunk Driving
Why Is it Important to Practice Defensive Driving?
Students learn about the importance of defensive driving when first learning how to drive. However, those lessons can fade quickly once the driver’s license is in hand. While many are able to remain focused behind the wheel, others forget proper following distance, staying out of other vehicles’ blind spots, and more. Just one mistake can[…] Read More
How Do I Recover Damages After a Fatal Accident?
According to the Association for Safe International Road Travels, more than 46,000 people die in car accidents every year in the U.S. Crashes are the top cause of death in the nation for people aged 1 to 54 years old. Accidents happen, and unfortunately, some of them are fatal. The survivors of the deceased face shock,[…] Read More
I Had the Right-Of-Way and Got Hit, What Should I Do?
Other drivers must yield to you when you have the right-of-way on the road. Even though all drivers have learned about yielding the right-of-way, it is often something motorists forget. If you have been in an accident where someone failed to yield the right-of-way to you, your case might seem clear-cut. Unfortunately, most right-of-way cases[…] Read More
What Are New Congressional Mandates to Prevent Drunk Driving?
Drunk or impaired driving in the United States has been a huge problem for many decades. Despite harsh driving under the influence (DUI) laws in every state, driving while impaired continues to be a major issue, causing car accidents that result in tens of thousands of serious injuries and deaths every year. Over the past[…] Read More
Drunk Driver Crashes Into Another Crash, Kills Firefighter, Injures 3
An Egg Harbor, NJ resident driving through Lower Merion, PA, while drinking alcoholic beverages, crashed into emergency responders at the scene of another DUI crash on I-76 in the early morning hours Friday. The collision killed one firefighter, injured two others, and injured a state trooper, all of whom had responded to the first crash[…] 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
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 Causing Reckless Driving During the Pandemic?
During these trying times, people are under unprecedented stress every single day. While some find constructive ways to reduce anxiety, others have adapted behaviors that are dangerous to themselves and others, including reckless driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently published a report which found that the roads and highways are more hazardous[…] Read More
What are Some Important Night Driving Tips for Shorter Autumn Days?
As the weather transitions into fall, it becomes colder and the days are shorter. Shorter days mean that roads will remain dark for longer periods of time. Now is a good time to review safe driving tips for night driving. Driving at night is more dangerous because it is harder to see when it is[…] Read More