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Wrong Way Accidents Can be Deadly  

Wrong way accidents occur when a motorist who is driving his or her car in the wrong direction crashes into another vehicle. As you might imagine, these accidents can be extremely devastating, because they often result in head-on collisions. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), wrong way accidents cause up to 400 fatalities each » Read More


Pulse Technology Can Save Lives  

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 90 percent of rear-end collisions can be avoided if the driver has ample warning. Even one extra second can be the difference between a close call and a serious accident. Pulse is a rear-end collision avoidance technology that causes the third brake light to rapidly » 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


Distracted Driving Remains a Serious Problem  

Many states across the country have established much stricter laws against distracted driving, including prohibiting the use of any hand-held device to talk, text, or partake of any other behavior that takes the driver’s attention away from the road. Unfortunately, it appears that the tougher laws are not enough, as too many motorists continue to » Read More


Bans on Hand-Held Cell Phone

According to a recent study by the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, there were 55 percent fewer handheld phone conversations among teen drivers in states that enforce a ban on all handheld phone calls, compared to states with no bans. The research showed that texting bans were not as effective » Read More


Traffic Fatalities High in 2017

According to the National Safety Council, there were approximately 40,000 fatal car accidents in 2017. This was the second year in a row that the number of fatalities were so high. The numbers may be even higher when the official figures are released later this year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Whatever the » Read More


Technology vs. Safety in Today’s Cars

Today’s cars are becoming more computerized and technologically advanced than ever before. From accident avoidance technology to the latest infotainment systems, almost every car manufacturer is developing new models that offer the latest and greatest in innovative technologies to provide improved safety, convenience, and comfort. However, in an age when distracted driving continues to be » Read More


Roadway Design Improvements Make Roadways Safer

Each year, over 32,000 people are fatally injured, and thousands more seriously injured in car accidents in the United States. Car accidents are caused by a range of factors, including drunk driving, distracted driving, drowsy driving, and aggressive driving, to name a few. Poor road conditions, and poorly designed roadways can also create hazardous driving » Read More


Is Global Warming Partly to Blame for Rise in Fatal Car Accidents?

Distracted driving wrecks continue to be a major problem in this country, fatally injuring thousands of people every year. Too many drivers use their cell phones to talk, send and receive texts, and check social media while they are driving, even though most states have laws prohibiting motorists from using handheld devices while operating a » Read More


The Impact of Self-Driving Vehicles

It is just a matter of time before self-driving cars are going to be sharing the road with driver operated vehicles. In fact, some predict that they will eventually replace driver operated vehicles altogether. As manufacturers continue to fine tune and perfect this new technology, the auto insurance industry must figure out how to insure » Read More