Avoid Collisions By Taking Extra Care At Stop Signs

According to a 2002 report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, one third of all intersection crashes in the US, and more than 40% of fatal ones, occur at intersections controlled by stop signs.  Interestingly, about two-thirds of stop sign violation crashes involve drivers who say they stopped before proceeding. In this case, these… Read More

Factors Contributing to Rollover Accidents

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, rollover accidents account for 33% of all passenger vehicle fatalities.   However, you are 75% less likely to be killed in a rollover accident if you are wearing your seatbelt!  Below are contributing factors involved in rollover accidents. TYPE OF VEHICLE All vehicles can rollover.  However, tall and narrow… Read More

Drive Safe in the Rain

Summer seems to have disappeared fast leaving us scrambling for our raincoats and boots.  A few weeks ago we wanted to be in our car for the air conditioning and now we’re turning on our heated seats and steering wheels (aren’t those nice). With the change in the season comes the rain and as we… Read More

Stay Safe During Long Holiday Weekends

Long weekends such as the one we’re experiencing this weekend over the fourth are great for getting away.  The only problem is that getting away is great for A LOT of people, making the highways jam-packed.  Anytime you’re dealing with a crowd of significant size on the roads, you’ll also encounter a number of auto… Read More