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What Do I Need to Know About Wrong-Way Car Accidents?

A wrong-way car accident occurs when a motorist drives in the opposite direction of traffic on a highway, resulting in a serious collision with a vehicle that is traveling in the right direction. Oftentimes, this can cause a high-speed head-on collision. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), up to 400 car accident fatalities are » 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


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


How can Inexperienced Teen Drivers Stay Safe Behind the Wheel?

If someone has a teenager who is learning how to drive, it is natural to have mixed feelings about it. On one hand, the parent will no longer need to shuttle their teenager to and from soccer practice, music lessons, dentist appointments, or to meet up with friends at the mall. However, this creates a » Read More


Avoid Parking Lot Accidents During the Holidays

Black Friday has come and gone, but the shopping will continue throughout the month. While many people choose to do most of their holiday shopping online, there are plenty of shoppers who prefer to go to stores. For those people, it often means dealing with heavier-than-usual traffic, long lines, and circling the parking lot looking » Read More


New Google App Detects Accidents

Today’s vehicles are equipped with safety technology, like automatic braking and lane departure warnings, that can help prevent serious car accidents. While extremely effective, these safety features cannot always prevent car accidents from happening. In an effort to ensure that first responders arrive to the accident scene as quickly as possible, Google developed its Personal » Read More


The Trick to a Safe Halloween

October may be known for its cool air, changing leaves, and cider donuts, but if you ask any child, this month is mostly known for Halloween. From planning their costumes to collecting as much candy as their trick-or-treating bags will hold, children look forward to this haunted holiday that is full of spooky tricks and » Read More


Why Should Pets be Restrained in the Car?

We all know how important it is to buckle our seat belts every time we are the car, whether we are in the driver’s seat, the passenger seat, or in the backseat. We make sure that children are safely restrained in the appropriate car seat based on their age and weight. However, when bringing the » Read More


Parents Concerned About Teens Riding with Risky Drivers

Parents want to protect their children from dangerous situations, but it is not possible to be with them 100 percent of the time. Though they can teach their teens about safety, they cannot always control the environments that teens find themselves in, including riding with their teenage friends. A poll sponsored by University of Michigan’s » Read More