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A New Year’s Resolution All Drivers Should Make

January 6, 2017

A New Year’s Resolution All Drivers Should Make   Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States – in fact they are the number one cause of death for teens aged 15-20.   These preventable crashes drain our economy of $292 billion annually.  As a personal…

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Google studies Automobile Accidents and Safety

December 20, 2016

Google is at the forefront of data and its management, so when Google studies automobile accidents and  safety, we should listen and learn. While cars that drive themselves might be widely available in the not-so-distant future, manufacturers like Google are still in the testing phase…

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Live Streaming and Distracted Driving

December 12, 2016

Streaming and Distracted Driving Streaming – broadcasting a live video of yourself online typically via smartphone – is becoming increasingly popular nationwide. Using apps such as Periscope, Snapchat, and Facebook Live (which launched in 2015) people stream live video to their Facebook page, where others…

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Tennessee Crash Revives Debate Over School Bus Seat Belts

November 28, 2016

A School Bus Tragedy Occurs Just before 3:30 p.m. on Monday, a school bus slammed into a tree and split apart, killing at least five children in Chattanooga, Tennessee, officials said. The bus was carrying 35 students in kindergarten through fifth-grade from an elementary school…

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Driving Safely This Holiday Weekend

November 21, 2016

Holiday Safety Many of us are gearing up to hit our nation’s roads this week to spend time with family and friends. Thanksgiving weekend travel – that’s the Wednesday before the holiday to the Monday after – is some of the busiest of the year.…

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Sporting Events and Drinking

November 14, 2016

A Dangerous Combination Many spectators who attend sporting events also enjoy the tailgating parties and beer concessions available at these events. Unfortunately, too many of them make the decision to get into their vehicle when the game is over – even though they have been…

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Halloween Driving Safety Tips

October 31, 2016

Have a Scary-Safe Halloween Tonight is Halloween! Kids will transform into princesses, super heroes, and much more; many homes will lit up with jack-o-lanterns and more. As the sun goes down and the excitement level goes up, it is often easy to forget about safety.…

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Employers Help Protect Employees on the Road

October 24, 2016

Employee Safety Distracted driving is a safety epidemic in our country. In fact, 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2014 alone. As business owners, we do our best to put employees’ safety first. But are…

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Traffic Construction Zone Safety

October 17, 2016

Distracted Driving Safety Distracted driving in construction zones has been a cause for concern for the safety of motorists on the road and for the construction workers in work zones. The ever-changing technology associated with smart phones allows people to talk, text, email, play games,…

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World Leader in Car Crash Deaths

October 14, 2016

United States Takes the Lead Public health experts often cite reduced car crash deaths as one of the most successful examples of how common-sense laws can reduce injuries and deaths. Through strategies like enforcing seat belt usage and drunken driving laws, the U.S. from 2000…

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