ddistracted driving passengers
Remember when you were in high school, cruising on a summer night with your friends in tow? With summer just around the corner, your teen is likely looking forward to…
Distracted Driving: Staying Safe on the Road [INFOGRAPHIC]
Distracted driving poses a real danger to all drivers, but especially young drivers. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), 10 percent of all drivers under the age of 20…
Dealing with Distractions: Inside the Mind of the Mom CEO
The average person thinks more than 70,000 thoughts each day, according to the University of Southern California’s Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, and for a Mom CEO (Chief Emergency Officer) who spends…
Drowsy Driving: Statistics and Tips to Avoid It
It’s been a long day. You’ve been on a business trip to a major city three states away and your evening flight back was delayed by two hours. Now, as…
Car accident
Automobile accidents happen every day. To help avoid being involved in one, it is important to understand some common causes of accidents and strategies to avoid them. Below is a…
Interstate
The average American motorist puts about 13,500 miles on his or her car each year — and those miles add up. The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that in 2011, motorists…
Reasons to Avoid Driving Distractions in Houston
The U.S. Department of Transportation says the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is when the most incidents occur with teen drivers. In fact, the NHTSA reports that fatalities tend to rise…
Why Walking in Houston Can be Dangerous
On May 8, the Houston City Council approved a new ordinance aimed at protecting the city’s “vulnerable road users.” The law defines a safe distance for vehicles passing runners, walkers,…
Denver Heads Up campaign addresses auto-pedestrian crashes
Denver’s mayor, police chief and other local leaders on May 7 rolled out the Heads Up safety awareness campaign they hope will slow the high rate of auto-pedestrian collisions in…
Seattle Commute: Helpful Tips if You’re in a Car Accident
Nearly 228,000 people commute into downtown Seattle each day, according to a report by Commute Seattle. And the average travel time to work, for King County commuters, is 26.6 minutes,…