Steer Toward Safety

Archive | Driver Safety News

RSS feed for this section

Drowsy Drivers Often Behind Fatal Crashes

In the U.S. alone, more than 6,000 people die in drowsy driving-related motor vehicle crashes each year, a recent study suggests…Read More »

6 Safety Tips to Teach Your Teen Driver

Getting a driver’s license is a teenager’s first real sign of independence. Once that little card with the wide-smiled picture is in their hand, new drivers can’t help but feel…Read More »

Researchers Developing Heavier Crash Test Dummies

Americans weigh more than they used to, but most test crash dummies don’t.
At 195 pounds, the average man is 21 pounds heavier than he was 40 years…Read More »

Distracted-Driving Bill Aims ‘to Stop the Carnage on Our Roads Today’

Two years ago, Rhonda Maurer of Sauk Rapids lost her beloved uncle and 10-year-old cousin when a distracted driver posting on Facebook plowed through a red light into…Read More »

Seeking for Safety: What to Do If Another Driver Shows Road Rage

Two incidents involving road rage in the Cape Fear region made headlines this past week.
Last Saturday in Harnett County, a man flashed his lights at another driver…Read More »

Tech Firms, Automakers Split Over Going Fast or Slow on Driverless Cars

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — The Audi SUV crept through city streets, obeying speed limits, stopping short at signals and keeping neatly between lane markers during…Read More »

Safety Group Urges States to Plan for Self-Driving Cars

Autonomous vehicles are coming, but they will share the road with human drivers for a long time. That means states need to take the lead in planning for the safety…Read More »

You’re Not Your Car’s Boss Anymore

The modern automobile can be traced back more than 100 years to 1886, when Karl Benz created the Benz Patent-Motorwagen. It consisted of a small open-air…Read More »

Driverless Truck Rolls Past Drivers on Freeway

Drivers on Colorado’s Interstate 25 were largely unaware that the Otto-Budweiser semi-truck next to them had no one in the driver’s seat, on October 20, 2016. The truck…Read More »

Are Poor Driving Safety Laws Responsible for Surge in Traffic Deaths?

A new study shows a lack of driving safety laws could help explain the surging number of people killed in accidents…Read More »

Page 20 of 192« First...10...1819202122...304050...Last »

Tip of the Month

Avoiding Large Animals: Safety Tip

Avoiding Large Animals: Safety Tip

This “One Second Advantage™” Safety Tip will help you recognize, avoid and, when necessary, properly respond to dangerous situations from these chance encounters.

Open Enrollment Schedule
Driving Dynamics
Driving Dynamics