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What You May Be Missing at Night

Oh no! Red and blue flashing lights in the rear-view mirror. What could you have possibly done wrong? You just hopped in the car for a quick trip to the store. You’re driving the speed limit, not blasting your music, using your blinkers. Did you remember to fasten your seat belt? No. Did you know … Read More »

One Family’s Story: The Price of Distracted Driving

We know distracted driving is extraordinarily dangerous. Now what are we going to do about it? Our son Brian graduated from college in May 2009 with a degree in economics. He moved back to Nashville and started looking for a job, which he fortunately found. He was living at home with us while he saved … Read More »

What’s in Your Blind Spot?

Did you know that the human eye contains a “blind spot?” This occurs because there is a portion of the retina (the light sensing area of your eye that processes the images we see) that contains no light sensitive cells. This spot is located where the optic nerve attaches to the retina. So why should … 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

Driving in Hot Weather: Safety Tip

Driving in Hot Weather: Safety Tip

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.

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