car crashes

Cut Down on Auto Injuries for Everyone’s Good

Even the most cautious drivers on the road sometimes make mistakes, which is why automakers are doing all they can to lessen the chances of injury. By implementing improved safety features in new vehicles, automakers are helping to make roadways much safer. Here are some of the most common forms…

Better Roads Improve Your Chances Behind the Wheel

In the U.S., poor road conditions are a major contributing factor in a third of all traffic fatalities. Obstacles and poor road conditions such as potholes, debris, poor or nonexistent lighting are often to blame for crashes that result in human fatalities. Thankfully, things are looking up. Many states across the…

Just One Collision Can Make Your Insurance Soar

The majority of drivers do not go out of their way looking for a collision. Yes, some are a little too heavy on the gas pedal and others find every distraction possible (cell phones, radios, applying makeup or shaving, reading directions etc.) to put them in harm’s way. That said…

Dial-in to Road Safety With Your Teens

For many parents, there is nothing more worrisome than getting a call or front door visit from law enforcement that something has happened to their child. Unfortunately, that scenario plays out more often than not across Canada, the United States and many other countries on a daily basis. Whether it…

The Impact of Daylight Saving Time on Car Crashes

According to the FARS (Fatal Accident Report System), the increase in car [accidents] crashes is as much as 17% following Daylight Saving Time. That’s not all, the American College of Cardiology found there’s also a 25% increase in heart attacks.  The U.S. Department of Labor reports a 6% increase in…

Distracted Driving Fact Check #Infographic

It wasn’t that long ago that drinking and driving was the hot topic of the day when it came to discussing road safety concerns. Thanks to many dedicated organizations, individuals, legislation and enforcement, we are finally seeing a decrease in drinking and driving crashes. While this is definitely encouraging, what’s…

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