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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


New Technology May Help Prevent Dangerous Backup Accidents

When people are overwhelmed, busy, and stressed out, they tend to become easily distracted. For example, if someone is running late for work, they may grab their coffee to go, jump in the car, and quickly back out of the driveway. Unfortunately, if the driver did not take the time to check the area behind » Read More


Best Cars for Your Teen Driver

When it is time to shop for cars, parents and teen drivers tend to have differing perspectives on what the perfect vehicle might be. Many teens search for style in the most sporty or luxurious vehicle on the market, often to show off to their peers. However, parents often look beyond the aesthetics and search » Read More


Serious Car Accidents Linked to Driver Error

A new report found that 90 percent of serious car accidents are linked to driver error, including distracted driving. There is a demand that new technology be a requirement for automobiles after finding that less than 50 percent of 2019 vehicles were equipped with advanced safety features. The yearly death toll has risen to over » Read More


Cyclist and Pedestrian Deaths Increase

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there was a 10 percent increase in the number of bicyclists killed last year, and the number of pedestrian deaths increased by four percent. These statistics suggest that, while today’s cars are safer than ever for the occupants of the vehicle, they still pose a significant » Read More


Updated Infrastructure Leads to Safer Roads

According to AAA, an estimated 3,185 lives could be saved each year by updating road infrastructure. With many Americans on the road, it is important to update infrastructure. There are currently six roadway improvements that could lower the risk of experiencing a car accident. These improvements will also lead to fewer hospital bills and less » Read More


Maryland Increases Fine for Passing Stopped School Buses

Earlier this month, Maryland passed new legislation permanently increasing the fine for motorists passing a stopped school bus. Drivers stopped by police for passing a stopped school bus with flashing red lights will receive a $500 fine. Drivers caught on camera passing a school bus will receive a $250 fine. Montgomery County stop-arm cameras recorded » Read More