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,…
Walk signal
The city of Phoenix has announced a commitment to an overall 10 percent reduction in pedestrian crashes, injuries and deaths by the end of 2016. And it has put in…
Texting and Driving
Driving distracted–even for a moment–can lead to a catastrophe. While texting is one thing that can take your eyes off the road, it’s not the only way drivers can become…
Top 10 Distractions for New Drivers [SLIDESHOW]
In 2012, an estimated 421,000 people were injured in accidents involving a distracted driver, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  Here are some of the top distractions that…
Practice Parking Lot Safety
Turning off the road and arriving at your destination can be a relief. Once you’re in a parking lot, you’re traveling more slowly, so the logic follows that your risk…
Not So Namaste: Car Yoga Turns Out to Be a Bad Idea [VIDEO]
In the premiere episode of our video series “The UnReal Adventures of Ted & Traci,” we highlight a common problem faced by many drivers: too much to do and too…
Coming Soon: The Ultimate Action-Packed Blockbuster [VIDEO]
Forget superheroes. In the teaser trailer for this summer’s real epic blockbuster, The UnReal Adventures of Ted & Traci, a courageous couple overcomes a car crash, boat wreck and a…
Videos Help Increase Distracted Driving Awareness
The Department of Transportation has declared April Distracted Driving Awareness Month. While there is a national campaign to combat distracted driving, some states have upped the ante with their own…