Distracted Driving Fatalities Drop as Highway Deaths Rise

Distracted Driving Fatalities Drop as Highway Deaths Rise
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Distracted driving fatalities decreased slightly in 2012 according to the latest fatality analysis by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Continue Reading...

What to do if You Are Involved in an Accident

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What to do if You Are Involved in an Accident
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Your car is at a standstill, your heart is racing, if you’ve just been in an accident, chances are you’re a little shook up. Take a deep breath. There are a few things to go over when you get into an accident, especially if another driver is involved. Continue Reading...

Turn Signal Neglect Causes 2 Million Crashes Annually: Study

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Turn Signal Neglect Causes 2 Million Crashes Annually: Study
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With all the attention surrounding distracted driving these days, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) wanted to remind the world that one of the most basic driving rules is being neglected, causing twice as many crashes as distracted driving. Continue Reading...

Speeding Related Deaths Unaffected by Increased Safety Measures

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Speeding Related Deaths Unaffected by Increased Safety Measures
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Despite all the new technologies going into vehicles to help make them safer, speeding-related fatalities have not declined in almost 30 years according to a report by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Speeding-related accidents make up about one-third of all traffic deaths each year, with over 10,000 fatalities reported in 2010 alone. This is… Continue Reading...

Report: Accidents Increase 5 Days After Televisied NASCAR Race In West Virginia

Report: Accidents Increase 5 Days After Televisied NASCAR Race In West Virginia
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In West Virginia, fans sure do love their NASCAR races. In fact, that state boasts the most NASCAR fans per capitia. And five days after a NASCAR race is aired on TV, accidents caused by aggressive driving rise notably. The Journal of Applied Social Psychology wanted to see if aggressive, crash-filled racing influenced the day-to-day… Continue Reading...

Teenager Ends Driving Exam By Running Over His Own Mother

Teenager Ends Driving Exam By Running Over His Own Mother
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An Australian teenager ended his driving exam in disastrous manner, when he drove into his mother. The kid confused the gas pedal for the brake in his Toyota Hilux pickup truck and careened into his mother, who was sitting in front of the motor vehicle registry. The mother was pinned against the wall and thankfully… Continue Reading...

Massive 127-Car Pileup In Abu Dhabi Leaves One Dead, 61 Injured

Massive 127-Car Pileup In Abu Dhabi Leaves One Dead, 61 Injured
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Fog and speeding were to blame for an early-morning pileup that involved 127 cars and left one man dead on the Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway. The accident happened at 8am on Saturday between the cities of Sahama and Ghantoot, where fog reduced visibility to less than 150 feet. The fog hampered the efforts of over 100… Continue Reading...