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Life-Saving Work Zone Safety Tips

In addition to family vacations, barbeques, and pool parties, summer is roadwork season. From busy interstate highways to local roads and residential streets, a wide range of construction projects are completed this time of year because of the mild temperatures. However, the increased number of work zones combined with heavier summer traffic can lead to » Read More

Safety Features That Make Today’s Cars Safer

Today’s cars have come a long way when it comes to safety. It was not too long ago when a vehicle’s main safety feature was the seatbelt. Car manufacturers continue to develop advanced safety features aimed at preventing accidents from occurring, rather than reducing the severity of injuries after an accident happens. The following are » Read More

Skepticism About Self-Driving Cars  

The American Automobile Association (AAA) conducted a study recently, which found that 73 percent of drivers in this country are afraid to ride in an autonomous vehicle. This decline in trust is likely a result of several highly publicized accidents involving self-driving cars, which has made consumers question the safety of this technology. This is » Read More

Safety of Older Cars  

Just because something is new does not always mean it is better. However, when it comes to cars, this is not the case, as research shows that newer models are safer than older cars, thanks to the advances in safety technology. As summer approaches, and more travelers are on the road, motorists who drive older » Read More

Teens, Cars, and Unsafe Tires

Getting a driver’s license is a huge responsibility. From following the rules of the road at all times, to making sure there is enough gas in the tank, there are a lot of things that teen drivers must keep in mind every time they get behind the wheel. Unfortunately, tire safety is not always a » Read More

Vehicle Recalls Continue to Climb

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), consumers should check to see if their vehicle is on a recall list at least once a year. That is because the number of safety recalls has spiked in recent years, with over 53 million passenger vehicles recalled in 2016 alone. While many consumers are concerned » Read More

Protecting Yourself from Sun Glare

As the days continue to get longer, the sun sets later in the day. For most people, that means more time to enjoy being outside in the daylight. However, for drivers, the bright sun can cause a glare, which can make it difficult to see oncoming traffic, or to be able to tell if a » Read More

Excessive Speed in Fatal Amtrak Accident

While monitoring safety on the track between Baltimore and Washington, an Amtrak watchman was fatally injured after being struck by a train that was traveling at a high rate of speed. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), it has not yet been confirmed whether speed was the sole cause of the train accident. » Read More

Benefits of Installing Interlocks for DUIs

Despite the strict laws against drunk driving, nearly 30 people are fatally injured in alcohol-related car accidents every day in this country. While those numbers have declined over the past few decades, drunk driving accidents continue to claim the lives of too many Americans each year. Many safety officials believe that ignition interlocks may help » Read More

Top Causes of Fatal Car Accidents

According to research, by 2030, fatal car accidents will be the seventh leading cause of fatality in the Baltimore area. There are a wide range of factors that help explain why car accidents happen, including socio-economic and geographical factors, population density, and traffic in areas where fatal accidents tend to occur. Most fatal car accidents » Read More