safety

4 Hot-Car Tips For Parents – Even If You Think It Could Never Happen to You

  The best part of the Spring and Summer months - the sunshine and warm weather - can also be the worst part for some parents, should they make the fatal mistake of leaving their child in a hot car. Although many adults can't fathom making this kind of mistake, every year more and more tragic news stories are written about forgotten children, or those who locked themselves into a car while p...
Read More

Study: Car Crashes Up Where Marijuana Is Legal

Study Car Crashes Up Where Marijuana Is Legal
By Claire Hansen CAR CRASHES HAVE increased in some states where recreational marijuana is legal, according to two new studies by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute. An analysis of insurance crash claims show that accidents are up by as much as 6 percent in in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, compared to neighboring states where recreational ma...
Read More

How to drive a roundabout

How to drive a roundabout
Courtesy of: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov Roundabouts are designed to make intersections safer and more efficient for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. There are two types of roundabouts: Single-lane roundabouts and multi-lane roundabouts. There are a few key things to remember about driving roundabouts: Yield to drivers in the roundabout Stay in your lane; do not change lanes Do not stop ...
Read More

Avoid Accidents – Importance of Using Turn Signals

Avoid Accidents – Importance of Using Turn Signals
BY TJ WOODS INSURANCE AGENCY While seemingly obvious, an easy way to avoid accidents on the road is by using turn signals. Avoid Accidents by Using your Turn Signals explained by TJ Woods Insurance Agency in Worcester MATurn signals are vital to obey the “rules of the road”. Many accidents could easily be evaded if turn signals were used more often. Drivers underestimate the power of turn signa...
Read More

Drowsy driving may be the cause of 1 out of every 10 auto crashes

Drowsy driving may be the cause of 1 out of every 10 auto crashes
Phil LeBeau | @Lebeaucarnews Published 12:01 AM ET Thu, 8 Feb 2018 Roughly 1 out of every 10 crashes is caused by a drowsy driver, according to a new study from AAA. The study tracked more than 3,500 people for several months, using dashboard cameras and other equipment. The percentage of accidents caused by drowsy driving is much higher than previously expected. A new study shows drowsy ...
Read More
Top