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How Long Will I Be Sore After an Accident?

After being in a car accident, most people will have experienced some form of physical trauma. The amount of pain experienced after an accident provides little indication of the severity of injury. It is also a poor indicator of how someone will feel in the days and weeks after the accident. Car crashes will cause » Read More

Safety Tips When Traveling with Pets

Pets are part of the family; therefore, it is important to ensure their safety when traveling in a vehicle. However, there are no safety requirements for keeping animals restrained when traveling in cars the way there are for humans. This puts both animals and drivers at serious risk. Getting into a car accident when animals » Read More

Gender Safety Gap

According to a Traffic Injury Prevention report, women get the short end of the stick when it comes to automobile safety and protection from known collision injuries. People are starting to wonder why this gender gap exists, as well as how to eliminate it as soon as possible. Driving is safer than it ever due » Read More

Dangers of Driving While Pregnant

A new study found that pregnant women are more likely to be involved in a car accident compared to other drivers. This does not mean that expectant mothers should completely avoid driving for nine months, but it does mean that they should use extra caution, obey the rules of the road, and consider delegating some » Read More

Life-Saving Seat Belt Rule Delayed by Government Bureaucracy

Seat belts are one of the most effective safety features when it comes to preventing serious, or even fatal, injuries caused by car accidents. Yet, there are some people who forget to fasten their seat belts, particularly if they are sitting in the backseat. This can have devastating consequences if they are involved in a » Read More

Foggy Windshields Create Dangerous Driving Conditions

Anything that affects visibility when you are driving is a serious hazard and can lead to a car accident. When it comes to reduced visibility, most people think of snow, heavy rain, or sun glare. However, foggy windshields can also make it virtually impossible to see the road ahead and any vehicles that may be » Read More

More Cars Recalled for Defective Takata Airbags

Takata airbags were first identified as dangerous to the public in 2014, with recalls beginning that same year. Despite these recalls, the fifth person in the United States to be killed by a Takata airbag died in 2015. Nine of the total 16 deaths in the United States associated with the airbags occurred in Acura » 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

NTSB Urges Legislators to Pass Helmet Laws

The debate over whether cyclists should be required to wear helmets has been a very heated one for as long as cyclists and motor vehicles had to share the road. While many believe that wearing a helmet protects cyclists from suffering devastating head and brain injuries, others argue that there are other issues at play, » Read More

Teenager Designs Solution for Eliminating Blind Spots in Cars

A 14-year-old from West Grove, Pennsylvania won a $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize for developing a prototype that would help eliminate blind spots in cars. The idea came to her when she was driving with her mother in their Jeep Grand Cherokee. Her mom did not like driving the vehicle because the A-pillars that support the » Read More