Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Talk to Teen Drivers About the Rules of the Road
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States — ahead of all other types of injury, disease, or violence.
In 2015 alone, there were 1,972 teen drivers (15 to 18 years old) in cars, trucks, and SU... READ MORE >>
Monday, October 16, 2017 Drivers everywhere know that the longer you drive the more comfortable you are behind the wheel. Unfortunately, this doesn't translate to risk-free driving. Accidents on the road can happen regardless of experience or whether you have a smart car or not, among other variables. READ MORE >>
Friday, September 29, 2017 Autumn is fraught with driving hazards, so know the risks and prepare Fall driving can be unpredictable because of weather changes, the end of daylight saving time and the start of school. These guidelines can help keep you, and others, safe while on the road. READ MORE >>
Friday, September 1, 2017 School carpool season is upon us and the non-profit Car Care Council reminds drivers to make sure their vehicles are kid-safe and road ready with a five-point checklist: 1. Check lights and wipers for visibility. With shorter days and inclement weather ahead, make sure lights and wipers function properly so that you can see and be seen. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 It won’t be long before the weather gets iffy, if that time hasn’t already arrived. Driving safely during the fall months requires more than just cautious driver behavior. Your car also needs some attention. Here are 10 practical tips to help get your car ready for fall. READ MORE >>
Friday, August 18, 2017
Sadly, we can all relate to that dreaded pounding feeling after hitting that one pothole we always try to avoid in our neighborhood. Potholes are car killers.
According to Firestone Auto Care, hitting a pothole can cause expensive damage to your tires, wheel rims and suspension; cause prematu... READ MORE >>
Sunday, August 6, 2017 Because they present more of a risk, auto insurance rates are generally higher for teenage drivers. However, there are some ways you can both protect yourself financially and lower the cost of insuring your teen by doing the following: Understand the Risk READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 An average of 75 people have died in the U.S. from flash floods each year from 2004-2013, according to the National Weather Service. That's more than double the average death toll from lightning. Percent of flood-related deaths by situation from 1995-2010, excluding Hurricane Katrina flood deaths. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Flash flooding is among the most dangerous roadway hazards a driver can face. However, with the right knowledge, you can keep your car, your family and yourself safe even when one of these events comes to pass. Knowledge is power READ MORE >>
Saturday, July 8, 2017 The heat of summer can make this otherwise beautiful season downright unpleasant. For drivers who don't enjoy intense heat, getting into a car that has been parked in hot weather can feel like being roasted alive. Stay cool and get more out of your summer by using these tips to keep your car cooler when parked: READ MORE >>