Over the last several years, distracted driving accidents have increased. Whether it’s texting, changing the music, eating, or even surfing the internet, distracted driving is dangerous and affects your ability to react quickly. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, car insurance rates are spiking despite vehicles being safer and the use of seat belts on the rise. Read More ››
Be informed about driving laws and safe driving practices.
Do you know if your state bans cell phones or texting while driving? It’s important to know what your state’s laws are when it comes to safe driving. Even if your state doesn’t have strict always around distracted driving, it’s very important to be safe behind the wheel. Here’s why. Read More ››
Whether you’re living in a tropical climate or an icy tundra, you’ve probably experienced the pains associated with a fogged-up windshield. While a foggy windshield may not seem dangerous, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration considers it to be a leading cause of distracted driving. Your car’s windshield fogs up when your car’s interior temperature is different than the temperature outside. So, to fix the issue, you’ll need to strike out the source of humidity. Check out these foggy window life hacks, and take a break from futile de-fogging efforts. Read More ››
Hands-free driving laws are governed at the state level. More and more states are passing laws to keep up with ever-evolving mobile devices. Many states have outdated laws written in a time when cell phones were less advanced than the smartphones we know today. This was the case in California. A 2006 law was updated to provide better guidelines for today’s technology. Learn more about the new law. Read More ››
Car seats have a very important job – keeping your children safe. It’s important to make sure you’ve installed your child car seat correctly. Unfortunately, a vehicle’s cabin can be insecure at a basic level. If you haven’t checked your vehicle’s seats, you may be strapped into a world of trouble. Check out the five biggest car seat mistakes that create safety issues for drivers —and learn how to avoid dire consequences. Read More ››