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ADHD a Risk Factor for New Teen Drivers?
Are teenage drivers with ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder more likely to get into car accidents? Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania placed 60 drivers aged 16 and 17 in a driving simulator to find the answer. All of the teen drivers in the study received driver’s licenses within […]
Small Cars: Are They Really More Dangerous?
Small cars bring more affordable car payments but are they safer? The laws of physics tell us that when a large object and a small object crash, the larger one sustains less damage. But that scenario fails to tell the whole story. True, numerous traffic studies confirm that SUVs top […]
Event Data Recorders: They’re Watching Your Driving
Event Data Recorders lurk inside up to 90% of all new cars, ready to store data on a crash. You’re cruising along, mind half on the road and half on life events. If you’re like most people, you don’t even know the event data recorder is hard wired under the […]
What Causes Most Car Accidents?
You’re driving along at full highway speed. Music plays. Thoughts wander from that project at work to weekend plans. Seems like nothing could go wrong. The suddenly, bam. Car accidents kill 38,000 people in the U.S. each year. Two million injuries result from car accidents annually. Records indicated 34,436 car […]
Driving High: Are Pot Smokers Causing More Accidents?
As more and more states legalize recreational marijuana, debate rages on about driving high and it effects. Can people drive just as well after smoking pot? Are those who drive high causing accidents? How do police prove a driver was driving high? One insurance research group found that collision claims […]
Head-On Collisions: Is Finding Fault As Easy As It Might Seem?
Head-on collisions top the list of motor vehicle accidents, with a fatality rate second only to intersection accidents. These accidents happen when two or more vehicles’ front ends slam into each other. Either one driver crosses the center of the road and drives into oncoming traffic, or a driver goes […]
Buying Car Insurance: The Basics
After a car accident is no time to learn about buying car insurance. But it’s after a car accident that many car owners first learn they don’t have basic adequate car insurance. Buying car insurance sometimes becomes a game of seeing how little one can pay. That might ease the […]
Bad Driving: What America’s Drivers are Doing Behind the Wheel
If you think American’s bad driving habits are getting worse and worse each day, you’re right. All you have to do is drive out on the highway and you see cars all over the road, vehicles changing lanes then back again with no warning. Statistics actually confirm those observations. It’s […]
Dash Cams: 5 Reasons Dash Cams Are A Good Idea
Dash cams, cameras mounted just inside a vehicle’s windshield, record the view out front of the vehicle. Some attach to the windshield, others fasten to the dashboard. If there’s an accident or other event, dash cams can provide unique evidence not available from any other source. Car accidents happen and […]
Snow Plow Accidents: Why They Happen
Snow plow accidents happen. They may be rare but they do happen. When the snow flies we all rely heavily on snow plows to clear and treat the roads. As the white stuff piles up, snow plows barrel through to keep highways and byways from becoming impassable. Plow truck drivers […]