Article provided by http://www.sadd.org Teen Driver Safety Starts with Wearing Your Seat Belt Did you know that 60.7 percent of teen passengers (16 to 19) who died in crashes weren’t wearing their seatbelts and 51.2 percent of teen drivers (16 to 19) who died in crashes weren’t belted? Lack of seat belt use is still … Continue reading Teen Driver Safety: Wearing Your Seat Belt!
Texas lawmakers are planning (once again) to introduce a bill banning texting and driving statewide, but will it become law? There have been several unsuccessful attempts to ban texting and driving in Texas, and while we know the practice is extremely dangerous, there still appears to be quite a bit of opposition. Both sides are ready to discuss their opposing … Continue reading Should Texas Ban Texting & Driving?
Your teen just recently got their driver's license...now what? Below are some tips to help guide you and your teen to drive safe. 1) Keep Your Cell Phone Off Multiple studies indicate using a cell phone while driving is the equivalent of driving drunk―that's even when using a hands-free phone. NOTE: Your state may … Continue reading Safe Driving Tips for Your Teen
AAA reports that an estimated 45 to 50 million Americans will be traveling this upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday. If you plan on driving this year here are some safety tips to ensure you and your loved ones arrive safe to and from your destination. Never drink and drive. Even one drink can have an impact on … Continue reading Driving Tips for Thanksgiving Travel Week
(Story via CNN) Laura Maurer said she is not the type to text while driving. Case in point: Two years ago, when she needed to send a text to a client who frequented her hair salon, she pulled over on a country road near her home in Brooklyn, Iowa, to send it. But when … Continue reading Driving While Distracted: Parents do it, too
Rollovers are complex crash incidents and are particularly violent in nature. Rollovers, more so than other types of crashes, reflect the interaction of the driver, road, vehicle, and environmental factors. So while vehicle type does play a significant role, other factors such as driver behavior and road and environmental conditions can also cause a vehicle … Continue reading Safety Tip of the Day: Prevent Rollover Crashes
Halloween is approaching soon. Here are a few safety driving tips from Progressive on how to stay safe this Halloween. Halloween Driving Safety Tips At a glance: Help protect trick-or-treaters by following these driving safety tips on Halloween, or on the night your community hosts Halloween activities. Be especially careful between 4 and 8 p.m., … Continue reading Halloween Safe Driving Tips