Improving Roadway Safety

Despite our best efforts to follow the rules of the road and make responsible choices every time we get behind the wheel, car accidents continue to be an unfortunate reality that can cause massive property damage, serious injuries, and loss of life. A car accident can be caused by a wide range of factors, including » Read More

Driver Training Program to Prevent Teen Accidents

It is safe to assume that most parents would take advantage of any program that promised to reduce teen car accidents by up to 50 percent. According to officials from NJM Insurance, “Share the Keys” is a 60 to 90-minute interactive driving program for parents and their teen drivers. By encouraging increased parental involvement, the » Read More

Daydreaming While Driving

Most drivers would not dispute the fact that taking your eyes off the road for even a few seconds can have very dangerous consequences. The same can be said for allowing your mind to wander, causing you to be less attentive and more likely to make a careless mistake that can have devastating consequences. Whether » Read More

Drug Overdose Wrecks on the Rise

Over the past decade, drunk driving-related fatalities have gone down by almost 25 percent, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unfortunately, while drunk driving accidents have been on the decline, drugged driving accidents have been climbing at an alarming rate. In fact, car accidents caused by drivers who are overdosing have become so » Read More

Technology That Prevents Distracted Driving Accidents

Distracted driving and texting are becoming the leading cause of traffic fatalities in our nation, with 16 percent of all fatal car accidents attributed to drivers using cell phones while driving. Nearly two million people were fatally injured in car accidents around the world in 2016, which is prompting safety experts, car manufacturers, and technology » Read More

Driver Error Causes Majority of Self-Driving Car Accidents

A self-driving car is intended to reduce car accidents caused by human behavior or error. The autonomous cars on the road today are capable of steering, acceleration, and deceleration of the vehicle, but a human driver is still needed behind the wheel to ensure safe operation. The current data on the safety of these vehicles » Read More

Are Zero Car Accidents an Attainable Goal?

Considering the number of car accidents that continue to occur on roads and highways across the country, it may seem unrealistic to think we can completely eliminate car accidents and the resulting injuries and fatalities in our lifetime. However, with the continued advancement of autonomous cars and safety technology, some believe that this goal could » Read More

Preventing Teen-Related Drowsy Driving Accidents  

  It is a sobering fact that car accidents are the leading cause of fatalities among adolescents. Many of these tragic accidents are the result of drunk driving, distracted driving, texting while driving, or other irresponsible behavior brought on by peer pressure or the desire to look cool in front of friends. However, many of » Read More

Low Speed Car Accidents Can Cause Serious Injuries

Car accidents that occur on busy highways and interstates often result in serious injuries and significant property damage. The faster a car is traveling, the greater the force of impact will be when it crashes. While low speed accidents tend to be much less serious, often resulting in little to no damage to the vehicle, » Read More