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Rear End Accidents Shouldn't Happen

Rear End Accidents: When Someone Wasn’t Paying Attention

Rear end accidents happen at an alarming rate. Approximately 2,000 people die as a result of rear end collisions every year.  Rear end accidents injure over 500,000 people annually.  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics also show that 90 percent of rear end accidents happen as a result of […]

cellphone while driving research

Dangers of Using Cellphone While Driving Worse Than Feared

Despite public awareness campaigns about the dangers of using a cellphone while driving, industry experts report American drivers are ignoring the cautions. People love their smartphones.  You can talk on the phone, you can text, check emails, take photos and videos, even go on the internet and do pretty much everything […]

Motor Vehicle Accidents & Fault

Motor Vehicle Accidents Don’t Just Happen

Motor vehicle accidents don’t “just happen”, contrary to the old saying.  For the most part, motor vehicle accidents happen because someone is at fault.  If everyone behind the wheel always drove safely and followed the rules, there would be few if any accidents on the highways. Even good drivers make mistakes. […]

    Wrong Way Accidents: Why They Happen

    Wrong-way accidents cause between 300 and 400 roadway fatalities each year according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA).  Wrong-way driving is defined as a driver who operates their vehicle in the opposite direction of travel on a freeway or highway and collides with a vehicle traveling in the right direction. […]

    Aggressive Driving & Bad Driving Habits

    Aggressive Driving: Avoiding Bad Drivers & Accidents

    Aggressive driving causes approximately two thirds of all fatalities on U.S. highways.  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research also links a full 94% of motor vehicle accidents to driver error.  Motor vehicle accidents rank number one among all accidental deaths in the United States.  Highway experts believe many of […]

    Tips For Defensive Driving

    Driving Defensively: 5 Tips to Avoid Accidents

    Driving defensively means operating your vehicle in a constant state of awareness of all other vehicles around you and knowing what you can do to prevent accidents. In a previous blog article we focused on 10 defensive driving techniques that, if followed by everyone, would greatly reduce the number of […]

    Defensive Driving & Avoiding Accidents

    Defensive Driving: Top 10 Skills for Accident Avoidance

    Defensive driving reduces the risk of highway accidents and increases driver safety.   A defensive driver follows certain rules and avoids bad driving habits.  Defensive driving involves constant awareness of other drivers and their bad habits. Driving defensively can be one of the best ways to prevent accidents.  Sometimes hazardous driving […]

    Winter Driving Conditions & Accidents

    Winter Driving Conditions: Why Snow Accidents Happen

    Winter driving conditions challenge even the most experienced drivers. From multi car pileups on the interstates to the slipping and sliding fender benders on local roads, snow and ice present collision dangers unlike any others. With the exception of brand new drivers who have never ever driven in snow and […]

    Teen Accidents

    Top 5 Reasons For Teen Car Accidents

    Teen car accidents kill, on average, approximately 6 teenagers each day in the U.S. That number, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention makes motor vehicle crashes the leading cause of teenage deaths. Overall, more than 30,000 people die in car accidents every year in the U.S.   National Transportation […]

    Teen Drivers Have Accidents

    Teen Drivers: Knowing What to do After a Car Accident

    Teen Drivers – those between 16 and 19 – are three times more likely to get involved in a car accident than those 20 or older. 1 in 4 teens will be in a collision during their first year of driving. U.S. Department of Transportation Statistics confirm 963 thousand teen […]



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