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How Does Volvo Plan to Improve Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety in Vehicles?

Vehicles have gotten safer in the past 40 years. Not as many people are injured in vehicle-to-vehicle crashes today; newer cars have a 22 percent lower risk of injury and a 66 percent lower risk of death, according to decades of research by Volvo. Automakers are therefore turning their attention to the most vulnerable road » Read More


What are Headlight Safety Tips to Help Drivers Avoid Accidents?

Winter has arrived on the East Coast, and the days are shorter. That means drivers will spend more time navigating roadways in the dark. Because visibility is reduced and the glare from oncoming vehicles can be blinding, even the most experienced driver can find nighttime driving a bit difficult. According to the National Safety Council, » Read More


How can I Avoid a Parking Lot Car Accident During the Holidays?

The holiday season is a time for gift-giving, quality time with family and friends, and observing time-honored family traditions. However, the holidays can also be a stressful time because of heavier traffic, last-minute shopping, and crowded shopping malls. With frazzled shoppers coming and going, parking lots can become a prime spot for car accidents. From » Read More


How can I Take a Safe Road Trip During the Pandemic?

Fewer people are traveling this year because the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At a time when travel is normally the busiest, more families are choosing to stay home and avoid the road trips they would normally take this time of year, particularly after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that staying home is » Read More


What Should I Do to Prepare My Vehicle for Cold Weather?

Technically, winter does not officially start until December 21, but now is the time that motorists should prepare their vehicles for the colder weather that is around the corner. Winter weather can be unpredictable. A fresh blanket of snow can quickly turn into slush when the temperatures rise, and the sun is shining. As the » Read More


What Should I Do If I am in a Car Accident on Private Property?

When a car accident occurs on a public road, whether it is a busy interstate highway or a quiet residential street, most drivers know the basic steps to take. They call the police, exchange information with the other driver, take pictures of the accident scene, and seek medical attention if there were injuries involved. However, » Read More


How Common is Driving While Fatigued?

There is an alarming number of people who get behind the wheel of a car when they are struggling to stay awake, according to a recent study by a professional sleep study organization. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) conducted an online study of approximately 2,000 people. The survey found that of those questioned, » Read More


What Should I Do If I am in a Rollover Accident?

When it comes to serious car accidents, rollover accidents are among the most devastating and destructive. In fact, they have the highest fatality rate, causing more than 10,000 fatalities each year. These accidents often occur when a motorist is driving too fast, or too fast for the road conditions, which can cause the driver to » Read More


What Should Drivers Know About Rollover Accidents?

When it comes to serious car accidents, rollover accidents are among the most devastating and destructive. In fact, they have the highest fatality rate, causing more than 10,000 fatalities each year. These accidents often occur when a motorist is driving too fast, which can cause the driver to lose control of his or her vehicle. » Read More


How Will Assisted Driving Grading Improve Roadway Safety?

Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP recently announced the launch of a new Assisted Driving Grading system that will provide motorists with a better understanding of how to safely use the assisted driving technology that is available in most of today’s new vehicles. Too often, there is confusion over the capability and performance of assisted-driving technology, » Read More