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Helpful Holiday Driving Tips

Are you planning on taking a road trip to visit family & friends during the holidays? Holidays always bring a surge of road traffic, so make sure you can survive the trip by following these helpful tips! Plan Ahead The best thing you can do before you hit the road for your trip is to … Read More »

The Social Responsibilities of Driving

What most drivers fail to comprehend is the fact that driving is a highly social function. Without realizing it, drivers rely on one another to follow traffic rules, make safe decisions, and properly communicate their planned course of action. Those who operate a vehicle are not only responsible for themselves and their passengers, but those … Read More »

A Summary of “Keep Right” Traffic Laws in All 50 States

It is the universal trigger and a pet peeve of millions of drivers. You’re making good time traveling 75 MPH in the left lane of a freeway with a 70 MPH posted speed limit. You tap your brakes, turning off the cruise control, because a midnight blue 2012 Buick Regal is firmly ensconced in the … 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 »

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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.

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