Driving Safely in Hazardous Conditions

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Driving in hazardous conditions requires preparation and smart driving. At times, for one reason or another, we may have to drive in hazardous conditions. While you may immediately think about driving in a blizzard, even light precipitation mixed with oils on the road may hinder a drivers ability to control his or her vehicle. Especially … Read more

Pedestrian Accident Statistics – How to Stay Safe

A pedestrian is 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a car accident than a passenger in a vehicle. Each year in the United States, thousands of pedestrians are killed or injured in traffic accidents. In 2010, more than 4,000 Americans were killed and 70,000 injured due to pedestrian related car accidents. A pedestrian … Read more

Rearview Video Systems Added to List of Recommended Safety Technologies

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This addition was made to improve rear-view visibility and help prevent backover accidents. On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 it was announced that rearview video systems would be added to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s list of recommended features under it’s New Car Assessment Program. Regarding this addition to the list of Recommended Advanced Technology … Read more

Understand Why Semi Truck Accidents Happen so You Can Avoid Them

As drivers we hope that we will never be involved in an accident. Yet many accidents occur and many drivers will at some point experience an accident themselves or will hear of a loved one or family member who has been in an accident. Pretty serious injuries can result from even minor fender benders, so … Read more

Recent Missouri Accident Caused by Speeding and Drunk Driving

There have been several recent Missouri crashes that have resulted in fatalities or injuries to drivers and motorcyclists. Drivers of passenger vehicles are less likely to be injured in an accident with a motorcycle because they are more protected by their vehicles. Helmets are the only protection motorcyclists have between them and the road. Some recent … Read more