How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Safe Winter Driving

Winter weather can provide a lovely background for holiday celebrations. It can also make the road and driving conditions far more challenging for both cars and drivers, as the extreme cold can negatively impact some major vehicle systems and equipment. By taking the steps (discussed below) to winterize your vehicle, however, you can minimize your [...]

How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Safe Winter Driving2020-10-28T14:32:47-04:00

Vehicle Systems Can Present Dangerous Distractions for Motorists, Studies Find

Technological advancements have been pivotal to enhancing vehicle safety. Not all new vehicle technologies, however, end up having the impacts automakers expect, as some may actually contribute to driver negligence and increase the risk of a collision, a few recent studies have revealed. In fact, two such technologies that have recently come under fire include: [...]

Vehicle Systems Can Present Dangerous Distractions for Motorists, Studies Find2020-10-28T14:24:14-04:00

10 Essential Halloween Safety Tips for Children & Drivers

Halloween is here, and millions of children across the U.S. are getting ready to hit the streets and start collecting goodies. While Halloween can be a fun time for children and parents, however, it is also a time when children face a far greater risk of being in a pedestrian accident. In fact, according to [...]

10 Essential Halloween Safety Tips for Children & Drivers2020-10-28T14:29:51-04:00

13 of the Weirdest Driving Laws Still in Effect in the U.S.

Driving and vehicle laws are generally intended to protect motorists and reduce the risks they face or present to others on the road. Some laws that are on the books in the U.S., however, are outdated or just plain bizarre, and we’ll point out just a handful of these below These Odd Laws May Make [...]

13 of the Weirdest Driving Laws Still in Effect in the U.S.2020-06-18T16:28:03-04:00

National Teen Driver Safety Week Kicks Off Oct. 18th: Parents, Here’s What You Should Know

In a few days, federal transportation safety officials will be kicking off National Teen Driver Safety Week, an annual campaign that is dedicated to educating parents and teen drivers about: Parents, next week is National Teen Driver Safety Week. Here’s what the NHTSA is encouraging you to discuss with your teen drivers, a Kingston [...]

National Teen Driver Safety Week Kicks Off Oct. 18th: Parents, Here’s What You Should Know2020-11-04T16:20:44-05:00

7 Expensive – and Avoidable – Auto Accident Claim Mistakes

Filing auto accident claims is something most drivers end up doing after traffic collisions. For many people, however, filing these claims is not something they regularly do. This can end up meaning that they accidentally do – or do not do – certain things that could ultimately reduce the compensation they end up getting. The [...]

7 Expensive – and Avoidable – Auto Accident Claim Mistakes2020-10-28T14:42:36-04:00

4 Important Facts to Know about the Takata Airbag Recall

Nearly one year ago, regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a national recall for faulty Takata airbags. Impacting roughly 23.4 million vehicles in the U.S., this recall has been slow to remedy the issue that creates a risk of these airbags rupturing and, in doing so, possibly shooting small pieces of [...]

4 Important Facts to Know about the Takata Airbag Recall2020-12-28T13:46:57-05:00

Move Over Big Brother, Allstate Patents Technology to Spy on Drivers

A new patent secured by Allstate could allow the company to spy on drivers Newer vehicles are equipped with various sensors and cameras, and these are often associated with crash prevention technologies, like automatic braking or blind spot warning alerts. One insurance provider may soon be using these systems in another way, however, [...]

Move Over Big Brother, Allstate Patents Technology to Spy on Drivers2020-06-18T16:38:27-04:00

What to Do after a Slip & Fall: 5 Steps to Protect Yourself

Slipping and falling sends about 1 million people to the emergency room each year. While some of these accidents only result in minor injuries, in many cases, people end up with more serious impairments that require longer term care. These impacts can be that much more difficult to overcome when the accident may have been [...]

What to Do after a Slip & Fall: 5 Steps to Protect Yourself2020-10-28T13:36:58-04:00

6 Shocking Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

Nursing homes can be settings where elderly individuals can receive the extra care and attention they may need later in life. Tragically, however, they can also be places where elderly people are subject to neglect or abuse – and statistics reveal just how prevalent nursing home abuse occurs in the U.S. The Facts about Nursing [...]

6 Shocking Nursing Home Abuse Statistics2020-12-28T13:19:53-05:00