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Four Examples of How Undetected Vision Problems Affect Driving

When you get a driver’s license, it’s standard to undergo a “vision test” that uses a Snellen eye chart. However, this approach does not capture the types of undetected vision problems that can have a serious impact (I hate to use that word in this context) when driving. Undetected vision problems usually involve some type … Read More »

Getting Your Vehicle Ready For Winter

Car Care Tips from the Pros Prepare You for Fall and Winter Driving It’s foolhardy to head out in a poorly maintained vehicle in the dead of winter, of course, but even vehicle owners in temperate zones need a car care check as the days grow shorter, note the pros with the nonprofit National Institute … Read More »

5 Tips for Stress Free Family Driving During the Holidays

Getting the whole family loaded and in the car for a holiday trip is an exciting occasion that takes a monumental effort. When you are on the road it’s easy to breathe a sigh of relief – until you remember something you forgot or hit traffic on the way to your destination. Still more anxiety … Read More »

Seasonal Driving Safety Tips

Bus Stop/School Zone Driving Safety Tips At a glance: Twice a day during the school year, sidewalks fill with kids who walk or bicycle to school, or ride the bus. Follow these tips to keep them safe — especially between 3 and 4 p.m., when the most severe school-age pedestrian injuries happen. Look both ways … Read More »

Vehicle Skid Avoidance

A driver needs to be constantly aware of changing road conditions and adjust his/her driving as necessary to avoid skidding. A skid happens when the tires lose their grip on the road, which can be caused one of four ways: Driving too fast for road conditions. Braking too hard and locking the wheels. Turning the … Read More »

Tip of the Month

Breakdown: Safety Tip

Breakdown: Safety Tip

This “One Second Advantage™” Safety Tip will provide practical information that will assist you when a breakdown occurs. Being prepared for this type of unexpected event can reduce the frustration and aggravation and more importantly keep you safe during a trying time.

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