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Driving in Hot Weather: Safety Tip

Driving in Hot Weather: Safety Tip

Summer is one of the most heavily traveled times of the year and more than 7 million cars breakdown each year during this period. This "One Second Advantage™" Safety Tip will help you reduce the risk of a breakdown by following a few simple precautions. These proven recommendations will help you enjoy safe, comfortable trips.

Distracted Driving – 3 Types: Safety Tip

Distracted Driving – 3 Types: Safety Tip

A government study estimates that on any given day over 800,000 vehicles are operated by drivers using hand-held cell phones. What amount of danger does this expose you to when you are on the road? A recent report shows that in just one year, more that 5,000 people were killed and nearly one half million people were injured in crashes involving some form of distracted driving. And cell phone use is just one example of the many non-driving activities that distract drivers and puts everyone at risk. This “One Second Advantage™” Safety Tip will help you understand the types of serious problems drivers face from distracted driving. By making a few simple changes in your driving routine, you can significantly improve your safety performance.

Intersection Etiquette: Safety Tip

Intersection Etiquette: Safety Tip

Intersection-related crashes constitute more than 50 percent of all crashes in urban areas and more than 30 percent in rural areas. Why such high numbers? Well … consider this. Crashes often occur at intersections because these are locations where two or more roads cross each other; are often navigated by multiple drivers at the same time; and each driver is performing a different maneuver such as turning left, turning right, merging, stopping or crossing through. This “One Second Advantage™” Safety Tip will help you understand “intersection etiquette” in order to responsibly and safely navigate intersections.

Driving Dynamics
Driving Dynamics