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...

Top Five Safest, Least Safe Cars List Released by Insure.com

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Top Five Safest, Least Safe Cars List Released by Insure.com
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Despite smaller, lighter cars being safer than they used to be, bigger and heavier vehicles still offer more protection in crashes. Continue Reading...

Drivers Not Prepared for Winter Weather: Survey

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Drivers Not Prepared for Winter Weather: Survey
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This winter season, are you worried about the driving habits of other drivers, or the weather affecting your car’s driving characteristics? Continue Reading...

How to Drive on Snow and Ice: Winter Driving Safety Tips

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How to Drive on Snow and Ice: Winter Driving Safety Tips
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Snow and ice on the road can make for a slippery drive home, and the snowflakes falling from the sky can limit your visibility, so it’s no wonder that there’s a definite increase in insurance claims once winter starts. 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...

Older Women Most Likely Mistake Gas Pedal For Brakes: Study

Older Women Most Likely Mistake Gas Pedal For Brakes: Study
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A new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds that most car accidents that occur because a driver mistakenly hits the gas pedal instead of the brakes involve older female drivers in parking lots. Apparently, almost two-thirds of drivers involved in this type of accident were female, and occurred more frequently with drivers… 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...

Distracted Pedestrians: Technology Produces New Deadly Trend

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Distracted Pedestrians: Technology Produces New Deadly Trend
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Listening to your tunes while you walk to your destination may make the exercise more enjoyable, but it’s also dangerous. A new study shows that as the popularity of personal music devices has grown, so has the amount of deaths and injuries from resulting crashes. According to research conducted by the University of Maryland School… Continue Reading...

Teens Most at Risk for Car Accidents During First Month of Driving

Teens Most at Risk for Car Accidents During First Month of Driving
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Here are some sobering study results that may shock parents – teen drivers are most likely to cause a car accident within their first month of unsupervised driving. The study, conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, found that teenage drivers are 50 percent more likely to get into a car crash in their… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Safest Cities To Drive In

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Top 10 Safest Cities To Drive In
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How safe is your city to drive in? You can find out how your city fared in Allstate Insurance Company’s seventh annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report.”  This report uses Allstate’s claim data to rank America’s 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency to see which ones have the safest drivers. For the… Continue Reading...

Allstate Report Reveals America’s Best and Worst Cities to Drive in [video]

Allstate Report Reveals America’s Best and Worst Cities to Drive in [video]
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Have you ever wondered what the safest cities in the U.S. to drive in? Allstate has done the research and ranked the country’s 200 largest cities and how safe they are to drive in. Based on the likelihood of drivers to get into an accident, this annual report determines the locations that boast the best… Continue Reading...

Kids as Bad As Alcohol When Driving

Kids as Bad As Alcohol When Driving
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We guess that the standards “Don’t make me come back there” or “If you don’t shut up, I will turn this car around” just aren’t cutting it anymore. Drivers need some new empty threats, because a study has found that kids fighting in the back of a vehicle can impair the driver’s skills as much… Continue Reading...

Car Insurance Drops To Lowest Rates in Two Years

Car Insurance Drops To Lowest Rates in Two Years
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Count your blessings (and the extra cash in your wallet) if you’re planning on buying car insurance in the very near future. Start shopping around, because in the next few weeks, insurance rates are going to be the lowest they’ve been in more than two years. Let’s look at the numbers. In April, the lowest… Continue Reading...
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