The Ins and Outs of Headlight Safety & Maintenance
Of all of the features that we examine during the car shopping stage, headlights are not usually a prominent selling point, however they're among one of the more important parts of a vehicle in terms of driving safety. Front lights ensure that a driver can see and be seen by others. Without them, the roadway would be far more dangerous. Read on for tips on keeping headlights in good condition and using them correctly.
Having the Talk: Discussing Driving With Senior Parents
Maybe it was the last time your parents picked you up at the train station when you came for a holiday visit, and you were alarmed by a change in their driving skills. Or perhaps you're worried because your parents' eyesight isn't what it used to be. Whatever the reason, you know that it might be time to bring up the topic of their driving - but it's not an easy conversation to have.
How to Build a Car Emergency Kit to Ensure Roadside Safety
Before taking your next trip, be sure your car is stocked with an emergency supply kit that can provide basic needs for you and your passengers in case of an unforeseen event.
What We Should Remember From Driver's Ed
While there are certain parts of high school driver’s education class you may want to forget, there are plenty of things we should all remember every time we get in the car.
5 Tips for Saving on Gas
Learn about some of the biggest gas savers that some drivers may not know about. These fuel efficiency strategies can help combat the costs for a driver or family, to save on one of the average household's biggest routine expenses.
Car Tips for the Summer Heat
The summer heat can be hard on vehicles, drivers and passengers. Use some of these simple driving safety tips to keep your car in better condition during the summer months.
Distracted Driving: Keeping Our Teens Safe On The Road
In 2011, 3,331 people were killed and 387,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver. But many teens don't always realize what is distracting and what is not until it is too late.
Stay Focused: Distracted Driving Prevention Tools
Distracted driving causes more than 9 fatalities a day. With that in mind, companies have started to offer a range of "distracted driving prevention tools" that utilize the power of the smart phone to make the roads safer for everyone.
Boost Your Knowledge of Car Seat Safety
At what age do kids no longer need to ride in a car seat or booster seat: after age 2, after age 3, or after age 5? Answer: None of the above, it's a trick question. Use these tips to help put your kids in the right seat at the right time and use the seat in the right way.
Distracted Walking: Danger On The Crosswalk
A recent Liberty Mutual Insurance study revealed that 60 percent of pedestrians do other things while they're walking; like texting, emailing, talking on the phone, or listening to music - despite the fact that most acknowledge that those behaviors while walking in crosswalks are dangerous.
A Safer Commute
According to Texas A&M's annual mobility study, more than 86% of the US workforce drives to work every day. So how do commuters protect themselves during all these hours spent on the road? These simple steps can make a daunting commute less risky for drivers and contribute to a more pleasant ride to and from home.
Street Smarts: A Safer Road for Bicyclists and Drivers
As the weather warms up, biking to school, work, or just for fun becomes a lot more appealing and common. To get ready for biking season, follow these three tips for riding (and driving) safer.
Car Talk: Teaching Teens About Safe Driving
Talking to your teenager about safe driving habits can be difficult. But by starting early, setting a good example, and opening the lines of communication, you could help your teen avoid devastating consequences on the road.
5 Tips to Save Money by Greening Your Commute
Driving a hybrid isn't the only way to green your commute. Read on for five habits you can easily implement today to save money and reduce your environmental impact.
6 Innovations That Changed the Course of Driving Safety
Travelling along the American road is safer today, thanks in large part to great engineering innovations. Learn more about the safety advances that impact the way we drive today.