Tag: serious injuries
Self-Driving Cars: Will They Replace Humans Behind the Wheel?
When self-driving cars or autonomous cars are accepted everywhere, will the government ever ban human driven cars? Let’s look at what’s behind the push for self-driving cars, also called “autonomous cars”. We all know computer people want to take over the world. In stores, self-checkouts now slowly overtake the function […]
Turn Signals – Why Drivers Neglect Them & How It Causes Accidents
Turn signals are automatic for most drivers. Some drivers automatically activate blinkers before turns. Others automatically ignore turn signals. Everyone knows failing to use turn signals before a lane change or prior to making a turn is wrong. Turn signals make up one of the basic rules new drivers learn […]
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 […]
Worst Traffic: Top 10 Worst Cities in the USA
You know traffic presents a nightmare. The more traffic the more accidents. But how bad is it? Anyone driving in a city on a regular basis knows that traffic isn’t getting any better. It kills time, saps productivity and causes serious accidents. Traffic does nothing for mental health. In fact, […]
Seatbelts: Why Do We Have to Wear Them?
Seatbelts raise little controversy. Many people buckle-up without thinking much about it. Others wonder why we wear seatbelts, what actual purpose is served and why we don’t have the option to buckle up or not. Such questions present fair and important issues. The answers lie in safety concerns. Extensive research and studies prove […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]